Location, demographics, and quality of life are just a few reasons that make Fort Collins a great place to run a business.
Redevelopment staff have begun to communicate with eligible taxing entities about the City’s plans to expand the Urban Renewal Authority Board of Directors. The Board will be expanded to include a representative of the school districts and Larimer County. An additional representative will be invited from the pool of remaining taxing entities. The City hedl an informational session for those taxing entities in February. For more information, contact Patrick Rowe, the City's redevelopment coordinator, at 970.224.6127.
Fort Collins received an A in Small Business Friendliness this year in the 2015 Thumbtack Small Business Friendliness Survey. We've also been ranked in the Top 10 for tech jobs (Fast Company) and the Top 20 Best Places for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) jobs (NerdWallet). See other accolades about Fort Collins.
City Council on June 2 adopted an upated Economic Health Strategic Plan, which emphasizes more connections to the Social Sustainability and Environmental Services departments and addresses five key themes:
Learn more about the Economic Health of the City of Fort Collins, its major accomplishments and upcoming goals and projects.
The City of Fort Collins has a centralized Purchasing Division responsible for the procurement of goods and services in excess of $2000. The City always welcomes new vendors to join its list of quality suppliers for goods and services.