Boulder

Boulder has built a strong “innovation economy,” with the University of Colorado Boulder, numerous federal laboratories and a robust base of industries.

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CITY PROFILE

  • Boulder | Cities

    Brains, beauty continue to propel dynamic city

    BOULDER — If anyone doubts the ability of a city with tough regulations and a median home price topping $1 million to lure job-creating business, just Google it. Boulderites continue to watch online giant Google grow into its massive campus along 30th Street, lease even more office space and swell its Colorado workforce. Lured by … Continued

RESOURCES

Boulder Chamber

www.boulderchamber.com

John Tayer, president & CEO, John.tayer@boulderchamber.com

Boulder Economic Council

www.bouldereconomiccouncil.org

Scott Sternberg, executive director, Scott.sternberg@boulderchamber.com

City of Boulder

www.bouldercolorado.gov

Aaron Brockett, mayor, brocketta@bouldercolorado.gov

Nuria Rivera-Vandermyde, city manager, rivera-vandermyden@bouldercolorado.gov

Jennifer Pinsonneault, senior program manager, Economic Vitality, pinsonneaultj@bouldercolorado.gov


TOP EMPLOYERS

University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder Valley School District

Boulder County

Google

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

Boulder Community Health

City of Boulder

Medtronic Inc.

Boulder Community Health

IBM Corp.

TARGETED INDUSTRIES

Aerospace

Bioscience

Clean tech

IT/Software

Natural products

Outdoor Recreatoin

Research Economy