Economic Development

The City of Grand Junction works with its economic development partners to recruit, retain, and expand business activity within the City. The City supports these partners as they perform economic development activities.

Grand Junction was recently voted one of Colorado's "Best Places to Move/Open a Business" by ColoradoBiz Magazine!

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The City of Grand Junction is located in the Grand Valley at the confluence of the Gunnison and Colorado Rivers. Nestled between the Book Cliffs and the Colorado National Monument, Grand Junction is the largest city between Denver and Salt Lake City. I-70 and U.S. Highways 6 & 50 connect Grand Junction with the rest of the state and the nation.


BNSF Railway serves freight and Amtrak, and Grand Junction Regional Airport has daily & seasonal flights to:

  • Chicago
  • Dallas/Fort Worth
  • Denver
  • Houston
  • Las Vegas
  • Phoenix/Mesa
  • Salt Lake City

Combined with a friendly and efficient local government, the City of Grand Junction is more than capable of attracting and maintaining a diversified industry base.

Active Lifestyle

But Grand Junction is about more than just business. It's a standard of living. Both the residents and workforce alike enjoy an active lifestyle in the midst of Colorado's beautiful outdoors. A long list of must-do activities for active employees and a more spirited workforce include:

  • Biking
  • Camping
  • Fly-Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Hiking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing

Weekend or weekday, there is always plenty to do.