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September 30, 2010 – The Denver Post - Art museums up and down the Front Range have experienced an unprecedented building boom in the past five years: The Denver Art Museum – a $110 million addition. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center – a $30 million renovation and expansion. Museum of Contemporary Art Denver - a $15.9 million building. The latest institution to join the list is the University of Colorado at Boulder Art Museum, which has just opened the doors on the first-ever stand-alone building in its 71-year history. The three-story, 25,000-square-foot structure is part of the school’s $63.5 million Visual Arts Complex, which also contains a second, much larger building housing the department of art and art history.
October 1, 2010 – Boulder County Business Report - Internet powerhouse Google Inc. will expand its office in Boulder into the building previously occupied by Circuit City at the corner of 28th and Pearl streets.
August 11, 2010 - Colorado.edu -Anchored by a 900-seat street-market style dining hall offering freshly prepared food in nine specialty dining stations, including sushi, Italian, Brazilian and Persian dishes, the nearly completed Center for Community at the University of Colorado at Boulder is set to open for students this fall.
July 25, 2010 – The Denver Post – Boulder is one of the hottest places in the country to launch a company. Startups there received 42 percent of the venture capital invested in Colorado from 2006 to 2009, and 8,900 businesses of fewer than 20 employees call Boulder County home. Four industry clusters – software, biotechnology, natural foods and outdoor products – are thriving in the Boulder area, and clean tech appears to be on a similar path.
June 2, 2010 - Daily Camera – Nearly 300 business and community leaders attended the 2010 Boulder Economic Summit. The event, “Boulder in 2035: Opportunities and Insights”, was presented by the Boulder Economic Council and University of Colorado at Boulder. Keynote speakers included DaVinci Institute futurist Thomas Frey, who shared insights about what we could see by 2035 based on current trends, and University of Colorado economist Richard Wobbekind who described economic trends and consequences facing Boulder. The summit also included panel discussions of experts in several “industries of the future”.