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Colorado Secretary of State Q1 2024 Indicators Report

May 22, 2024

New entity filings in Q1 2024 decreased 19.2% year-over-year and increased 10% quarter-over-quarter. The seasonal increase from Q4 to Q1 occurred at a slower-than-average rate. A fee credit that reduced limited liability filing fees led to a surge in filings a year ago, and likely contributed to the decline in...

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Working with Colorado, for Colorado—and Its Future

April 11, 2024

The Business Research Division has served communities across the state for more than 100 years.

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The Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI) Q2 2024

April 1, 2024

Download The Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI) Q2 2024 Business confidence is on the rise in Colorado. Every component of the Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI) increased ahead of Q2 2024, and all components moved into positive territory. Across the array of reasons given to explain their outlook, general economic...

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Colorado Secretary of State Q4 2023 Indicators Report

Feb. 26, 2024

Colorado’s economy continues to post gains in GDP, add jobs, and grow personal income. New entity filings slowed further in the fourth quarter of 2023, decreasing 6.6% over the quarter and 16% year-over-year. A fee credit that reduced limited liability filing fees led to a surge in filings a year...

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Colorado Business Review, Issue 1, 2024

Jan. 23, 2024

Download Colorado Business Review, Issue 1, 2024 Employment in Colorado is estimated to have increased 2.2%, or 64,500 jobs, in 2023 once data revisions take effect in March 2024, pushing the economy to new peaks. Colorado will sustain job growth in 2024 despite a slowing economy, increasing another 41,900 (1.4%)...

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The Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI) Q1 2024

Jan. 1, 2024

Download The Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI) Q1 2024 Entering 2024, business confidence remains suppressed but is on the rise. Nearly every component of the Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI) increased ahead of Q1 and Q2 2024. There was less consensus about the reasons for their outlook compared to the...

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Colorado Secretary of State Q3 2023 Indicators Report

Oct. 23, 2023

Colorado’s economy continues to post gains in GDP, add jobs, and grow personal income.

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The Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI) Q4 2023

Sept. 27, 2023

Download The Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI) Q4 2023 The economy has proven more resilient in 2023, with a majority of respondents to the Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI) indicating the economy has performed better-than-expected. Despite this reflection, Colorado business leaders’ pessimism extended for another quarter ahead of Q4 2023,...

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Colorado Business Review, Issue 2, 2023

Aug. 15, 2023

Download Colorado Business Review, Issue 2, 2023 While the country is signaling resilience, Colorado’s economy is sending mixed signals. The state continues to outperform in terms of GDP growth and labor force participation, but appears a little more average in terms of population and income growth, and is lagging in...

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Report: New Entity Filings Surge, Job Growth Slows in Colorado

Aug. 9, 2023

The latest Colorado Secretary of State Quarterly Business and Economic Indicators report shows continued year-over-year growth in new business filings.

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