The City of Choice
Westminster is a vital, full-service city strategically located between Denver and Boulder, with outstanding access to transportation and higher education, a well-educated work force, retail and office development, diverse residential housing, entertainment and recreation. It is the home of choice to 112,090 residents and 4,000+ businesses.

Business Climate

Westminster, Colorado is located in the northwest quadrant of the Denver Metro area, halfway between Denver and Boulder. This city of 112,000 is located on two prime technology corridors – U.S. 36 and North I-25 – and is home to an abundant and talented workforce. Westminster is part of one of the most robust technology hubs in the United States.

When you choose Westminster, you choose a progressive city with an aggressive, pro-business attitude and an innovative staff that specializes in relocation and expansion, long-range development opportunities, and business services.

  • Available land for development
  • Available space for industrial, office or retail
  • Diverse, attractive business parks (from industrial to state-of-the-art offices)
  • A well-educated workforce
  • Access to training and higher education
  • High-tech and high-speed telecommunication structures
  • Competitive operating costs
  • Financial security, with consistent A+ or AA bond ratings
  • Dedicated staff and resources to help businesses locate and expand

Location/Transportation
Westminster’s strategic location between Denver and Boulder offers direct access to US 36, Interstate 25, and Interstate 76 and easy access to the Northwest Parkway, E-470, and Interstate 70. Westminster is convenient to Denver International Airport, metro area colleges and universities, cultural attractions, and the mountains. The city is located in both Adams and Jefferson Counties.

Westminster – a great place to live, work and play.

  • Beautiful residential neighborhoods and streetscapes
  • Dramatic mountain views
  • Abundant open space, trails & parks
  • Four golf courses
  • Strong sense of community
  • Outstanding recreation centers and libraries
  • Excellent public schools
  • Large concentration of retail development, entertainment and restaurants

Economic Development Office

The city’s Economic Development Office is an in-house advocate for the business community, offering immediate and long-range planning. Staff maintains and tracks all commercial real estate in the city, provides detailed demographic information, and matches businesses with developers.

Top Employers in Adams County

Company                          Industry # of Employees
St. Anthony North Hospital Healthcare 895
DigitalGlobe Geospacial Technologies 650
Alliance Data Systems Customer Loyalty Services 543
Tri-State Generation Electric Energy Wholesaler 522
MTech Mechanical HVAC Systems 400


Source: City of Westminster Economic Development, 2015

Population
112,090
In Adams County: 67,254

Source: City of Westminster Economic Development, 2015

Primary Industries
Biosciences
Energy/Utilities
Financial Services
Geospatial Services
IT, Communications &  Software
Advanced Manufacturing

Major Developments

South Westminster Transit Oriented Development Area

Commuter rail transit is coming to Westminster, Colorado!  The Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD), as part of its FasTracks corridor project, plans to begin rapid train service between Westminster and Denver in 2016. For more information regarding this development, please click here.

Park 12 Hundred

Centrally located at I-25 and West 120th Avenue, Park 12 Hundred offers one of the largest blocks of contiguous space in the Denver Metro Area. The Project has many advantages to corporate users including an abundant and skilled employee base. It is well-located along major transit corridors in the City of Westminster, centrally located between Denver and Boulder. It has outstanding access to transportation (directly adjacent to RTD’s 3rd largest Park-n-Ride), educational facilities, a highly-skilled and well educated work force, retail and office development, diverse housing, entertainment, and recreation.

St. Anthony North Health Campus

The new St. Anthony North Medical Campus is under construction on 35 acres at I-25 & 144th Avenue.  The project adjoins St. Anthony’s medical pavilion at the site and includes a 350,000 square foot hospital expansion that incorporates health and wellness services for local communities with 60,000 square feet of integrated physician clinics for both primary and specialty care, an ambulatory surgery center, a women’s center with labor/delivery suites, a level III Trauma Center with 24/7 emergency services, 92 inpatient beds and an outpatient diagnostics center with lab and imaging services. Click here for more information.

Source: Westminster Economic Development, 2016

Contact Information
Westminster Economic Development Office
4800 W. 92nd Avenue
Westminster, CO 80031
303-658-2108
www.westminstereconomicdevelopment.org

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