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Economic Vitality

Economic Vitality

The City of Boulder established its Economic Vitality program to reinforce the importance of economic health to our overall quality of life, and to demonstrate the city's strong support of business and economic sustainability. The city's economic vitality strategies promote innovation, competitiveness and entrepreneurship in Boulder. Economic Vitality staff works with other city departments and partner organizations to support economic sustainability, foster the retention and expansion of existing businesses and to enhance business services. Economic Vitality programming and services are listed below.

Business Assistance

  • Assistance with business relocation and expansion options
  • Referrals and resources for startups and growing businesses
  • Customized services to support local businesses
  • Input and analysis of development concepts and feasibility
  • Outreach visits
  • Opportunity Zone Program

Business Incentive Programs

  • Flexible rebate program for primary employers
  • Boulder microloan program for small businesses
  • Parks and Recreation employee discount program

Economic Vitality Initiatives

Economic Vitality Partners

  • Boulder Chamber and Boulder Economic Council
  • Boulder Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Boulder County Independent Business Alliance
  • Boulder Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
  • Downtown Boulder Business Partnership
  • Innosphere
  • Manufacturer's Edge
  • Naturally Boulder
  • The Latino Chamber of Commerce

Economic Vitality Photo Gallery

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“The healthy lifestyle (we take lunch hour mountain bike rides in Valmont Bike Park), the beautiful scenery, and the environmental stance of the community not only created the ideal atmosphere for HEAD employees, it matches the ethos of HEAD as a company. Our employees are happier, the environment is blossoming, and our business is booming since we moved to Boulder.”
-- Kevin Kempin, President & CEO of HEAD North America