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Douglas County is a great place to do business beginning with its highly-educated, skilled workforce. More than 50 percent of the workforce has an Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. Situated halfway between Colorado’s two largest cities, Douglas County provides a pro-business regulatory and tax environment with the foundations of a healthy economy. An inventory of available commercial space and shovel-ready sites for new construction is available, along with a tax rate below the national average. A robust transportation system provides access to a general aviation airport, light rail transit and an expanded freeway system that links to the major employment centers.

Learn more about why Douglas County is the right place to start or expand a business.

  • Economic development – Douglas County offers a business-friendly environment with incentives, an available property search database, and business retention programs.
  • Data – Find the most recent data on local demographics, economic conditions, maps and more.
  • Business resources – Support is only a click away with resources to help your business thrive.
  • Communities – Learn more about the communities that comprise Douglas County.

Aside from the business benefits, Douglas County offers an abundance of amenities to meet a variety of needs. With an average of 300 days of sunshine each year, residents can enjoy the recreation, open space, and cultural opportunities prominent throughout the area. In fact, Colorado has been identified as one of the “most fit” states in the nation. Communities within the county have been touted as ideal locations to raise a family and Douglas County School District has received national recognition as one of the best in the nation.