October 16,2016 – The October Economic Focus in The Daily Sentinel, a special GJEP-sponsored section, talks about the GJ Makerspace at The Business Incubator in Grand Junction. Per the article, “a makerspace is an open workshop where engineers and designers or anyone with an idea or a desire to make a better mouse-trap can come and work together.”

Reporter Penny Stine says that the Grand Valley may not have a reputation for innovation, but we do have a knack for putting together partnerships that get things done. The Makerspace is a great example of that – and a place where we can prove our entrepreneurial spirit. Read the full article here.

The Economic Focus also includes a GJEP investor spotlight  with Dr. Brian Davidson, recently named president of St. Mary’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center. Dr. Davidson is a Grand Valley native and in this brief interview he shares why he and his wife could not think of a better place to raise their family.Read the investor spotlight here.