We asked about your Colorado home buying experiences. One theme of frustration emerged: Many were fed up and looking to leave the metro area.
Colorado's employment rate is the 10th lowest in the United States at 3 percent.
Seattle and San Francisco again led the nation with double digit appreciation. Denver was lumped in a half dozen cities each at 7.6 percent growth.
The growth spurt outside the Front Range can be credited to Pueblo and Grand Junction finally shrugging off the effects of the Great Recession.
"There's many opportunities to make this a better state, and I don't see how the Olympics fit into that," said former Gov. Dick Lamm.
The second and final online forum for public questions will be Feb. 24.
There’s a deluge of housing data that paints an interesting picture of the metro housing market.
2018 will bring jobs. In fact, CU's outlook is forecasting 47,100 new jobs.
Meanwhile, Colorado's population grew by 11 percent from 2009 to 2016, to 5.55 million residents.
The recent election in Colorado is kind of like an impressionist painting. You have to step back to see what message it's sending. Reporter Ed Sealover of the Denver Business Journal says the message from some voters was in favor of slower growth on the Front Range.