Economic Development

Renowned for its outdoor recreation and beauty, Glenwood Springs, Colo., sits at the confluence of the Roaring Fork and Colorado Rivers. The city is conveniently located at the intersection of Interstate 70 and Highway 82, and serves as a regional center for amenities. Goals supported by economic development include maintaining the city's role as a regional center, promoting sustainable economic diversity, encouraging diverse businesses and industries to locate to the community, and continuing to encourage the development of affordable and attainable housing, especially multi-family and rental units.

  1. Jennifer Ooton

    Assistant City Manager, Economic & Community Dev
    Phone: 970-384-6404

Local Incentives

The City of Glenwood Springs offers a sales tax rebate to offset the costs of certain City imposed fees for qualifying businesses:
  1 Mile* 3 Mile 5 Mile
Median Household Income $45,645 $55,000 $56,544
Average Household Income $67,301 $77,165 $80,142
Number of Households 1,723 4,307 4,714
Daytime Population 10,887 19,378 20,015
* From intersection of 8th Street and Defiance. Source: 2016 DemographicsNow