Built for Business

Denver South’s pro-business environment, favorable regulatory environment, and competitive tax structure foster a favorable business climate. We welcome the opportunity to work with new and expanding businesses in our region. Our team works closely with the Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade (OEDIT), the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, and local government to promote economic growth and advocate for your businesses throughout the incentive process. Here are some of the state and local incentive programs we can help you pursue:

Colorado State Incentives

New and expanding businesses in the Denver South region may be eligible for state-sponsored incentive programs which include performance-based tax credits and grants for customized job training.

Job Growth Incentive Tax Credit is a performance-based job creation incentive program which provides state income tax credit to new and expanding businesses undertaking job creation projects.

Strategic Fund Incentive is a performance-based program designed to encourage recruitment, retention, and economic growth by supporting businesses that have created and maintained permanent net new jobs for one year.

Colorado FIRST and Existing Industry Customized Training provides grants to new and existing companies by reimbursing costs associated with job training.

Learn More About Choose Colorado: Incentives Financing

Local Incentives

New and expanding businesses in the Denver South region may be eligible for local incentives which are considered on a case-by-case basis.  Contact us for additional information.

Business Personal Property Tax Rebate
The program allows for rebates of up to 100% of the County’s portion of business personal property taxes for new and expanding businesses. Rebates are considered on a case-by-case basis and require approval by the Board of County Commissioners (Arapahoe or Douglas).

Local Tax Abatements
Local jurisdictions may consider waiving or rebating local sales/use taxes for construction materials, personal property, and manufacturing equipment.

Waiver of Permit Fees
Local jurisdictions may consider waiving all or part of various permit fees.

Workforce and Customized Employment Services
Available to employers and job seekers through the Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Workforce Center and include:

  • Timely and accurate labor market information
  • Customized staffing services (recruitment, screening, assessments)
  • Hiring events

Commuter Planning Services
Denver South provides commuter assistance to both employers and employees by analyzing multi-modal travel options for each individual worksite inclusive of all modes of travel including train, bike, carpool pedestrian access at no cost.

Want a friendly introduction?
Contact Chris at Christine@Denver-South.com or Becky at Becky@Denver-South.com