The pro-business environment and talent pool best supports our growth.

Brett Nicholas, President of Redwood Trust

Advanced Industries Act marks investment in CO's economic prosperity.

Speaker-elect Mark Ferrandino

Our high-tech workforce continues to attract employers and new jobs.

Governor John W. Hickenlooper

We are committed to advancing Colorado as a leader in Aerospace.

Mark Sirangelo, Head of SNC’s Space Systems

We chose Pueblo because of the skilled and qualified workforce.

Mike Uhrenbacher, pewag USA President

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4 th

For lowest workers' compensation rates

6 th

In economic outlook

5 th

hotspot for startup IT jobs

3 rd

most economically competitive state

3 rd

State in Small Business Innovative Research grants

5 th

best state for business

3 rd

In high-Tech Employment Per 1,000 Workers

4 th

in Growth Prospects

8 th

In total wind energy installed capacity

1 st

Boulder is ranked 1st best startup city in the US

6 th

as America's top creative class states

1 st

best state for labor supply

2 nd

For population 25+ with bachelor degree or higher

6 th

state for volunteers per capita


Colorado has 42 state parks


Breathtaking scenic & historic byways

8 th

Largest state in the USA by acreage


Magnificent national parks

5 th

strongest housing market

3 rd

Best state to live, based on job creation 


Awe-inspiring mountain ranges


Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)

9 th

in quality of life

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