Despite a tough economy, 2010 was the best year in the history of the Northern Colorado Economic Development Corporation with 11 company announcements resulting in 


  • Creation of nearly 500 primary jobs with an average salary of $63,909, and over 300 secondary jobs.
  • Private investment of over $86,000,000.
  • Occupation of over 150,000 square feet.
  • Creation of a spell out of approximately $50 million in local spending per year into the local Larimer County community.

 In addition, we had 66 new attraction leads, and assisted

176 companies in areas such as demographic reports, workforce data, alternative financing, and grant opportunities.


 We also aided local primary employers in acquiring over $400,000 in matching training grant funds. 


2011 is starting strong with the expansion of Spirae's Center for Smart Grid Technology (an additional 100 positions over three years) and the opening of Funkwerks. Please join as we look forward to making 2011 another record breaking year.