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The importance of ‘Being Frank’

The importance of ‘Being Frank’

Business author shares his straight-shooting secrets  By Peter Jones At 28 years old, Richard Bryan found himself at the head of the boardroom of his family’s $12 million – in the rough equivalent in British pounds – car-dealership business in Bristol, England. The fledgling CEO knew he was in over his head – employing 360 […]

Test prep eases test anxiety

Test prep eases test anxiety

Many students face test anxiety, and this is especially the case for high school students facing their SAT/ACT exams. According to the Greenwood Village test prep company, Full Passage, preparing can instigate one of the greatest reductions in anxiety for students. During the classes that Full Passage offers, students are allowed to practice in a […]

Jones District unveils development plans

Jones District unveils development plans

42-acre lifestyle and business center in Centennial    By Peter Jones Jones International unveiled plans at a groundbreaking last week to transform 42 acres of an undeveloped homestead in Centennial into a business and lifestyle center. Plans are for the 1.8-million-square-foot area west of I-25 to become a mixed-use space for offices, residences, ground-floor retail […]

SMDC – Schwab celebrates grand opening of new campus in Lone Tree

SMDC – Schwab celebrates grand opening of new campus in Lone Tree

On Oct. 1, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., celebrated the grand opening of its new Colorado campus in Lone Tree, Colorado. Schwab is a South Metro Denver Chamber member. A total of approximately 1,900 Denver-area Schwab employees will move into the 650,000-square-foot, 47-acre campus in staged phases over the next year and a half, enabling […]

SMDC – K1 Speed opens in Littleton

SMDC – K1 Speed opens in Littleton

Denver’s newest high-speed attraction celebrated its grand opening on Sept. 30 with a ribbon cutting, courtesy of the South Metro Denver Chamber. Two members of the Denver Outlaws, Matt Bocklet and Jeremy Sieverts (with the 2014 MLL Championship Trophy in hand), as well as IndyCar drivers Justin Wilson and JR Hildebrand were available to sign […]

Guest Column – As Aurora Line/I-225 Rail takes shape, so do opportunities for economic development

Guest Column – As Aurora Line/I-225 Rail takes shape, so do opportunities for economic development

By RTD Director Claudia Folska Construction is in full swing along the Aurora Line/I-225 Rail project. Crews are ramping up construction on the Regional Transportation District’s 10.5-mile-long light rail extension, which is scheduled to open in 2016. Excitement is building throughout Aurora and Metro Denver because the new line will connect major employment and activity […]

Teacher Window Cleaners reaches 15 year milestone

Teacher Window Cleaners reaches 15 year milestone

Teacher Window Cleaners reached a significant milestone that most small businesses seldom achieve: 15 years of successfully servicing clients. “I’m a teacher,” said Jeremy Kamm, owner and window washer, “but I am also a husband and father. I want my wife to be able to stay home with our children, as that is what is […]

South Suburban’s Gould named Manager of the Year

South Suburban’s Gould named Manager of the Year

Submitted by South Suburban JoAnn Gould, South Suburban Park and Recreation’s director of recreation and community services, has been named 2014 Manager of the Year by the Special District Association of Colorado. Gould has made significant contributions to the recreation district over the past 28 years, including her key involvement in the design and construction […]

Denver social media marketing group celebrates 5th birthday

Denver social media marketing group celebrates 5th birthday

Just a few months after the real-world advent of social media marketing, Denver marketing agency Webolutions founded a Denver social media marketing Meetup group.  On Friday, Sept. 19, that group, Social Marketing for Business – Join the Conversation!, celebrates its fifth birthday. With nearly 1,400 online members, the group has grown to be the largest […]

Mod Pizza opens, gives back

Mod Pizza opens, gives back

By Peter Jones The 20th Mod Pizza fast-casual restaurant in the United States, and the first to open in Colorado, debuted Sept. 11 in Centennial with a celebration and giveback to the community. The restaurant, located at 8225 S. Chester St. north of Park Meadows, gave 100 percent of its pizza sales on opening day […]

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