GJEP Reports an Increase in New Job Openings for 2013
KREX News Room
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- A quarterly report presented to Grand Junction city officials on Tuesday by the Grand Junction Economic Partnership (GJEP) revealed positive economic trends in Mesa County so far this year.
The report says GJEP has created 400 new jobs in 2013 which exceeds the numbers from 2012.
GJEP is primarily supported by the private sector, but also receives support from the cities of Fruita, Palisade, and Grand Junction, along with Mesa County.
The group focuses on attracting new businesses into the Grand Valley while supporting current organizations running their business here.
"You have to be able to have that business climate that is going to retain the jobs that you already have, and then be one that is going to be the type of place where businesses either want to relocate or be one they may want to expand in," said Kelly Flenniken, Executive Director of GJEP.
GJEP focuses on developing aviation/aerospace, energy, health care, IT, and outdoor businesses.