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Businesses & Site Selectors
The Office of Economic Development is thrilled to collaborate with you in considering Thornton as the ideal destination for your business location or expansion. Contact us today to schedule a one-on-one consultation or to receive the data you need to evaluate.
The Office of Economic Development serves as your primary connection to the city, offering comprehensive assistance for real estate searches, coordination with city permitting, access to labor market insights, incentive negotiation, and a wide array of additional services to support your needs.
Small Business Owners
Thornton’s primary goal in supporting local businesses is to offer tailored customer service and diverse resources based on each company’s specific requirements. Our strategy for local growth and retention links employers to necessary resources and eliminates obstacles for business success.
Where is Thornton?
Thornton, Colorado is located just 10 miles north of downtown Denver, and less than 1 hour from the majestic Rocky Mountains.
- Development Momentum: Thornton is experiencing incredible growth with $500 million invested in commercial development.
- Strategic Growth Potential: Over 900 acres of commercial sites are open for development in Thornton, with a considerable portion ready for construction or already furnished with existing infrastructure.
- Strategic Location Advantage: Thornton is 20 minutes from Denver International Airport and 10 minutes away from downtown Denver, drawing from a workforce exceeding 3 million people.
We invite all small businesses to go to the Alliance Business Assistance Center so they can guide you during the process of opening a business.Marissa Quiroz, Melany Boutique
I would absolutely recommend the Alliance Business Assistance Center for help with growing and starting your business. It’s been a very helpful resource for me and others.Kristina Hattendorf, H Frame Custom Framing & Art
We are so grateful to the Alliance Business Assistance Center for all the workshops they offer to small businesses to teach us how to manage and run our business and be successful.Silvia Cervantes, La Botana Mexican Restaurant
Not knowing what to expect when opening a small business can be scary. I was expecting a “typical” government customer service experience but was surprised. It was refreshing to receive so much support and help along the way!Lenard Rodriguez, Grandma’s Sweet Tooth
Our experience with the city of Thornton has been awesome! The city and the people of Thornton have been very supportive!Scott & Deb Tucker, Mother Tucker Brewery