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Castle Rock, Colorado, Supports Business Development

For individuals and companies looking to start or move a business, Castle Rock, CO, remains a top destination. The town’s business-friendly environment, along with its desirable location, make it an attractive location for businesses both large and small.

An Ideal Business Location

According to the Castle Rock Economic Development Council (EDC), the town’s amenities, demographics and favorable regulatory environment make it one of Colorado’s best places to start or locate a business. Castle Rock is on the I-25 corridor in the south Denver metropolitan area. Its small-town charm combined with its easy access to the nearby metro areas of Denver and Colorado Springs makes it a popular community with well-educated professionals.

Castle Rock is home to Miller’s Landing, a new 65-acre multi-use development located in the heart of town.

Local Business Support Programs Abound

The EDC offers a number of small business assistance programs. These include its popular Business Retention and Expansion program. The program provides small businesses with a wealth of expertise in banking, bookkeeping, marketing, technology, human resources and other topics.

The Castle Rock Economic Development Council’s web site has a complete listing of the programs and services available to local businesses along with demographic information about Castle Rock and Douglas County.

All information and services are available for little or no cost to established businesses and start-ups in Castle Rock.

State Programs Abound

Business development and assistance programs are also plentiful at the state level. The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) serves as the clearing house for many state programs. 

According to the OEDIT website, the office’s 2021-2022 goals include, “Promote entrepreneurship and boost economic growth statewide by launching and implementing new programs that increase access to capital for small businesses from $0 to $84,077,800 by June 30, 2022.”

Colorado business incentive programs include:

  • Tax credits
  • Debt and equity financing
  • Grants
  • Referrals to local, state, federal, and private financing options

The state also provides assistance to help businesses find programs that best fit the company’s needs.

The Office’s Business Funding and Incentives division and Global Business Development (GBD) division work closely with the Colorado Economic Development Commission (EDC) to provide funding and manage many of the state’s programs.

About Castle Rock, Colorado

Castle Rock regularly rates highly among the best places to live and start or locate a business in Colorado. The town’s mix of small-town charm, access to good jobs, excellent schools and cultural and recreational amenities make Castle Rock a popular home town for well-educated professionals.

US News and World Report recently ranked Douglas County as the #2 county in the United States. MoneyGeek recently named Castle Rock the safest small city in Colorado.

About Miller’s Landing, A New Multi-Use Development

Currently under development, Miller’s Landing will feature a pedestrian-friendly town center with retail, restaurants and entertainment options along with attractive multifamily housing and modern office spaces.

Residents and visitors at Miller’s Landing will enjoy easy access to downtown and nearby outdoor recreation on walking and bicycling paths and large tracts of open space with beautiful views of the Colorado Front Range.

From enticing retail and restaurant options to community gatherings and individual adventures, Miller’s Landing is an exciting place to build the future and make lasting memories together.  We invite you to learn more.

Have an Idea? Let Us Know!

Listening to the community remains a top priority at Miller’s Landing, especially as we navigate the rapidly changing markets for hospitality and office users. We look forward to continuing our conversation with you on the next steps for Miller’s Landing.

If you have thoughts or ideas about Miller’s Landing, please share them with us. The Community Share section on the Miller’s Landing website offers a section to share your thoughts with us. We welcome your involvement!

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