Welcome to the Office of Economic Development! Our dedicated team is here to provide unwavering support to Thornton businesses and individuals seeking to establish or transfer their operations here. Our array of comprehensive services is designed to simplify your search and decision-making process. Whether you’re a local business aiming to thrive or a new venture considering Thornton as your home, we’re here to assist every step of the way. Reach out to us today.

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Economic Development Services

Real Estate Referrals & Coordination
Workforce Analysis & Support
Market Research & Business Climate Info

Our Office of Economic Development can provide expert services for your selection process, and continued support! We can provide Community Hosting Planning, Preparation and Coordination, Community Involvement, Educational Connections, as well as Announcement and Post-Care Work.

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Small Business Services

Thornton provides many services and facilities for our small businesses through the Alliance Business Assistance Center.

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Call or email today for an appointment, or click below to use our meeting space!

550 E. Thornton Pkwy, 
Suite 170, Thornton, CO 80229



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Business Resources

The city of Thornton partners with, and can recommend resource organizations from across the region to support existing, expanding and relocating businesses.

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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, Owner, H Frame Custom Framing & Art

Meet Our Team

Adam Krueger, CEcD

Economic Development Director

Julie Jacoby, CEcD

Deputy Director

Kate Bentley

Real Estate & Marketing Administrator

Carla Courter

Executive Assistant

Chad Howell, CHMM

Redevelopment Administrator

Brenda Gomez

Business Outreach Specialist

Janet Gonzalez

Business Outreach Specialist

Jenny Leon

Small Business Manager

Wendi Nafziger, CEcD

Economic Development Administrator