You'll be in good company.
With a competitive environment, sound transportation infrastructure, and low operational costs, Metro Denver is home to some of the country’s most successful and diverse companies.
Colorado ranked fifth overall on Forbes' 2011 list of "Best States for Business," taking the top spot for labor supply. In addition, Colorado was the only state to have two cities ranked in the top five of Forbes' 2012 "Best Places for Business and Careers" report, with Fort Collins at No. 2 and Denver taking fifth place. Forbes' analysis factors cost of doing business, job growth, education and other measures.
As home to some of the fastest-growing counties in the nation, Metro Denver attracts businesses and keeps them. Our competitive environment, sound transportation infrastructure, and variety of industries bring companies here. Metro Denver’s pervasive optimism, 300 annual days of sunshine, and its location at the doorstep of the Rocky Mountains makes it difficult to think of being elsewhere.
Companies that have moved their corporate headquarters to the region in 2012 include: Blockbuster (a division of DISH Network), Famous Brands/Mrs. Fields, Coleman, National Bank Holdings, National Association of Retail Marketing Services, SEFE Inc., SCL Health System, Merrill Lynch Heartland Market, and NeoMedia Technologies.
Major expansions or relocations to Metro Denver in 2012 include: OtterBox, Niagara Bottling, DataLogix, Antero Resources, Xerox, Connextions, Seagate Technology, Raytheon, United Natural Foods, FedEx SmartPost, Covidien, Southwest Airlines, DaVita Clinical Research, Lockheed Martin, Cummins Rocky Mountain, and Teletech.
And Denver International Airport is just a few air hours from either coast, making our area especially attractive for regional and international headquarters. Our modern airport offers direct flights to some of the most active cities in Europe, Mexico, and Canada. Now you understand why Metro Denver is fast becoming headquarters central.