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Get help with your business development

The following organizations aid in business development, growth, and sustainability for established businesses and startups, or developers and site selectors interested in building or relocating to Colorado Springs.  Please feel free to contact the Economic Development Division for more information. 

Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade can show you why Colorado is the right choice for your business and your life.

  • State Incentives & Financing - Businesses of all sizes and origins, as well as non-profits, real estate developers, higher education partners and investors, are encouraged to apply for the resources to help you achieve your goals.

Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC

The Colorado Springs Chamber and Economic Development Corporation works to promote and maintain an economically diverse business climate that creates and retains high-paying jobs in the Colorado Springs region.

  • Property Search - Find the perfect business location with the online GIS tool to easily find available sites and buildings in the region.
  • SourceLink Resource Navigator - The Resource Navigator connects entrepreneurs and small businesses with local partners who provide free or low-cost business services. 

    COS Open for Business

    COS Open for Business is a one-stop guide that helps entrepreneurs and small businesses move from a great idea to grand opening.  Access a step-by-step guide, find your key points of contacts and helpful business resources within the Colorado Springs region.

    Peak Startup 

    Peak Startup is a non-profit organization that supports entrepreneurial and economic growth in the Pikes Peak region by serving local startup founders and companies

    Pikes Peak Workforce Center

    The Pikes Peak Workforce Center connects vital businesses with work-ready job seekers and employer-driven service, and helps residents of El Paso and Teller Counties with career transition, whether they are unemployed, underemployed, or employed.


    SCORE is an all-volunteer, non-profit group of local active and retired business men and women interested in helping you live your dreams -- to help you start up a business or to make your existing small business more successful.

    Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

    The Colorado Small Business Development Center Network (CSBDC) is dedicated to helping existing and new businesses grow and prosper in Colorado by providing free and confidential consulting and no- or low-cost training programs. 

    MyBiz Colorado  

    Need help navigating how to start a business?  MyBiz Colorado (State of Colorado) has designed a tool to help emerging businesses open their doors more quickly and efficiently. 



    Workforce Asset Map

    The Workforce Asset Map (WAM!) is a “one stop,” free, online tool that helps job seekers, employers, and students identify and easily access workforce-related resources within the Colorado Springs region.

    City Departments and Other Agencies

    As you develop and operate your business in Colorado Springs, there are several entities involved in the process, from review and approval to issuing permits and licenses, and operating your business. 

    City Departments

    Other Agencies