Economic Development

The Wheat Ridge Economic Development Division is dedicated to both the businesses and citizens of Wheat Ridge by providing you with a phenomenal array of resources right here in your own community. 

Wheat Ridge has an excellent business community with a convenient location and easy access to major thoroughfares. Give your business what it deserves, a business friendly community neighboring both Downtown Denver and the I-70 Corridor.

Enjoy the outstanding quality of life with miles of open space, trails, and parks all nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The resources the Economic Development Division has access to will help your business grow and thrive. We are the business partners you need!
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Economic Development Newsletter- October 2017

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Econ Dev October 2017 Newsletter

2017 Business Appreciation Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Business Appreciation Awards, announced at the September 28, 2017 ceremony.:
2017 Business of the Year: Seyfer Automotive and Wheat Ridge Poultry
Wheat Ridge Chamber Member of the Year: DLA & Company
WRBA Member of the Year: TM Seyfer, Five Rings Financial
WRBA Rising Star: Emily Green, CIBO Meals
Reinvestment Award: Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital
Mayor's Award: Tim Rogers
Council Partnership Award: Mike Stites
Cultural Commission Award: Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market

Economic Development Strategic Plan

The Economic Development Strategic Plan (EDSP) consists of information taken from other planning documents that have gone through the public review and input process and have also been approved by Wheat Ridge City Council, including the Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy (NRS), various Renewal Wheat Ridge plans, and Envision Wheat Ridge

Project Updates



Econ Dev Business Resource Guide 2017
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