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Economic Health#

The Economic Health Office is here to support you and your business. We are committed to fostering a healthy economy that is vibrant, resilient and integrated with the community's social and environmental fabric. 

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Resources for Businesses#

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Starting a Business?

The New Business Roadmap walks you through everything you need to know about starting a business in Fort Collins, from selecting a location to sales tax regulations, utilities and more.

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Multicultural Business & Entrepreneur Center (MBEC)

The Multicultural Business & Entrepreneur Center (MBEC) is a free bilingual (English & Spanish) center that provides business owners and entrepreneurs easy access to business service providers, resources, mentorship and specialty training.

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For Fort Collins

For Fort Collins houses tools and resources aimed at supporting businesses, including free marketing and business tools. It also encourages the community to support our local business community by shopping local and shopping safely.

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Construction Coming to your Neighborhood?

Construction can be a burden on local business. The Construction Toolkit has been created as a helpful resource for our community based business owners during public or private construction projects.

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Additional Resources

Wondering what licenses and permits your business needs? Looking for commercial energy rebates or training opportunities? We can connect you to the information you need!

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Other Programs#

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Fort Collins Urban Renewal Authority

The Fort Collins Urban Renewal Authority is a tool for redevelopment, bringing together local, tax collecting organizations to collaborate and remediate blight to create a better community for everyone.

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Metro Districts

Fort Collins has more than a dozen metro districts, entities with taxing authority that are used to finance public infrastructure and services that the City cannot otherwise provide.

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Downtown General Improvement District

The Downtown General Improvement District (GID) is a tax district that supports funding for parking, pedestrian and street beautification improvements.

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Partner Organizations#