Communities

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

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. 

Cities

Boulder

Erie*

Lafayette

Louisville

Longmont*

Superior*

*City located in multiple counties

Economic Development Resources

Scott Sternberg
Executive Director and Associate Vice President for Economic Vitality
Boulder Economic Council
303.547.7624
scott.sternberg@boulderchamber.com
www.bouldereconomiccouncil.org

Lucas Workman
Economic Development Coordinator
Town of Erie
303.926.2769
lworkman@erieco.gov 
www.erieco.gov

Brigid Keating
Economic Development Manager/LURA Executive Director
City of Lafayette
303.661.1224
brigid.keating@lafayetteco.gov
www.lafayetteco.gov

Megan Pierce
Economic Vitality Director
City of Louisville
303.335.4531
mpierce@louisvilleco.gov
www.louisvilleco.gov

Jessica Erickson
President & CEO
Longmont Economic Development Partnership
303.651.0128
jessica@longmont.org
www.longmont.org

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