AC: Where Good Things Grow

Plain and simple, Arapahoe County supports growth. Whether you're looking to grow a career, a small business, a big corporation or even a family, the County has your back.

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Why Arapahoe? 

A few facts that make the County attractive for business

  • We’re a hotspot for important industries like tech, healthcare, IT, and aerospace and aviation—all of which have added jobs and experienced growth since 2021.
  • Small businesses thrive here! In fact, 95% of Arapahoe County businesses have fewer than 50 employees. 
  • The Centennial Airport is both the second largest and second busiest general aviation airport in the United States, helping to propel the economy in the County and beyond. 
  • Arapahoe County hosts the Denver Tech Center, home to national and international corporations. 
  • Craig Hospital, a top-rated and nationally recognized hospital is located in Arapahoe County’s city of Englewood. 
  • Arapahoe County has a long and proud tradition in education. Littleton and Cherry Creek are considered elite school districts. The County also offers two community colleges: Arapahoe Community College and Community College of Aurora and vocational schools such as Pickens Tech. Institutions like these provide much-needed skilled workers. 
  • The County has 73 miles of new trails, 160 parks, and 31,000+ acres of open space

aubrey fraser jamie copeland daniel sandoval marcus williams aaron steele
Aubrey Fraser, Gym Manager, received of county business grant

Jamie Copeland, Cattle Rancher, leases Kiowa Creek Open Space

Daniel Sandova;, Director of Training, Pickens Technical College Employee

Marcus Williams, Business Owner, used Arapahoe County business library services Aaron Steele, Driver, received job retraining through AD Works!