The Metro Denver region has all the things businesses need to flourish, including a young, healthy, highly educated workforce, an affordable cost of doing business, and a multimodal transportation system that will take us years into the future.


Boulder County has among the nation’s most educated population, one of the highest concentrations of advanced technology workers, world-class research facilities including the state’s flagship university, the University of Colorado Boulder, and more than a dozen major federal research facilities.

The area is known for its scenic beauty and award-winning quality of life. Boulder County has more than 45,000 acres of open space representing diverse and distinctive environments. Area residents enjoy excellent schools, high-quality healthcare, earth-friendly policies, and a remarkable variety of cultural, dining, shopping, and entertainment choices.

Business Climate

Located in the northwest Metro Denver area, the county includes a wide range of urban, suburban, and rural settings and offers a diverse range of business locations. Major industries in Boulder County include aerospace, biotech, information technology, manufacturing, natural and organic products, outdoor recreation, professional and technical services, renewable energy, and tourism. 



*City located in multiple counties

Economic Development Resources

Boulder County is home to a number of organizations that provide support to help companies succeed including the Boulder Chamber of Commerce, Boulder Economic Council, Boulder Small Business Development Center, Boulder Techstars, Innovation Center of the Rockies, Erie Chamber of Commerce, Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, Longmont Economic Development Partnership, Longmont Entrepreneurial Network, Louisville Chamber of Commerce, Naturally Boulder, Superior Chamber of Commerce, and the Town of Lyons.

Clif Harald
Executive Director
Boulder Economic Council

Ben Pratt
Economic Development Manager
Town of Erie

Roger Caruso
Assistant City Administrator/Economic Development Director
City of Lafayette

Aaron M. DeJong
Economic Development Director
City of Louisville, CO

Jessica Erickson
President & CEO
Longmont Economic Development Partnership

Martin Toth
Assistant Town Manager
Town of Superior
303.499.3675 ext. 120