Entrepreneur.com ranked Loveland, Colorado as #2 in The 25 Best U.S. Cities for Tech Start-ups article in August of 2013. Loveland is a dynamic, highly successful community that boasts dozens of innovative businesses, from small green economy start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Larimer County is home to 21 Fortune 500 companies and offers a 60-year tradition of intellectually oriented businesses, manufacturers, and incubation. The city of Loveland is fiscally sound Municipal Corporation, with over $170 million in annual revenues and over $850 million in assets. The City is essentially debt free with no bonded indebtedness. And most importantly, the City has a long and broad history of supporting business start-up and growth, plus the community and regional network to help businesses succeed through collaboration.
Many communities offer excellent site prospects, but Loveland brings together a pro-business record of accomplishment, a centrally located position nestled among top universities and transportation hubs, and an existing site that offers unparalleled readiness for business success. This facility, coupled with the long-term benefits of exceptionally low operating costs, allows companies to focus on business success. The business environment in Loveland, Colorado provides an atmosphere for collaborative business solutions, bringing together entrepreneurs, business executives, leading science and art professionals, and a supportive and responsive public sector to drive business success.
Loveland’s central location offers tremendous access to an abundantly successful business and arts community, and it is the most centrally located of all sites related to Colorado’s institutions of higher education. The site location also offers transportation opportunities to support all types of business sectors and provides immediate access to high-speed road corridors, to heavy freight rail, and public transit for employees, bike and pedestrian amenities supporting sustainable community practices, and site adjacency to proposed future commuter rail.
Northern Colorado communities draw energetic, motivated people who are attracted to the diverse career, recreation and education opportunities the region holds. Residents are among the nation’s best educated: Colorado has the 3rd highest educated workforce in the United States . . . 32.7% of the population has a bachelor degree or higher. Larimer County has a college graduation rate of 41.4% (2005-2009). Loveland’s central location provides access to over 2,000,000 people within a one hour radius.
Low Cost of Living and Business
Cost of living is between 12-22% lower in Loveland as compared to other areas. Housing prices are 10-20% lower in comparison as well. Loveland, Fort Collins and Greeley are all within 30 minutes drive from the facility. And with the Rocky Mountains in your back yard, there is no shortage of outdoor activities to enrich your life.
Community and Lifestyle
The active lifestyle of the Northern Colorado region defines its population. Residents are able to take advantage of excellent hiking, fishing, boating, and camping with easy access to county and state parks as well as Rocky Mountain National Park which is only 60 minutes from Loveland. Loveland community parks encourage participation in such diverse activities as soccer, baseball, softball, tennis, disc golf, biking, hiking, running, skateboarding and frolicking with your pooch in the local dog park. Learn More >>