Foreign Direct Investment

A Destination that Offers a World of Benefits

International businesses all over the globe have their eye on Colorado as a foreign direct investment destination and it’s easy to see why. Colorado is strategically located in the Mountain West region of the United States, which provides many unique advantages. Not only can companies leverage direct flights to 25 international destinations thanks to the Denver International Airport, but they also benefit from the Mountain Time Zone, which keeps business communications moving all day long.

Many international companies have already made Colorado their North American home sweet home including familiar establishments such as Karcher, Partners Group, Pilatus, Sumitomo, Viega and many more. These companies know the decision to invest in Colorado lies in its business-friendly environment, highly-educated workforce – the 2nd most in the United States – diversity of advanced industries and commitment to industry acceleration.

If you need even more reasons to move Colorado to the top of your short list, international firms often find a lower cost of doing businesses here in comparison to cities on the east and west coasts. The numerous performance-based incentives we offer, coupled with political stability and the space and resources to help you grow your global footprint, makes Colorado a U.S. foreign direct investment destination that’s difficult to ignore.

As your expert Colorado guides, we offer a variety of services to assist international firms with the logistics of establishing business operations in the state including site searches, market reports, workforce training and networking. Contact us to begin your journey.

Quick Facts

85,600
Workers employed by foreign-controlled companies (2013)
1,700
Daily flights from Denver International Airport

Rankings

# 3
Best state for doing business 24/7 Wall Street , 2016
# 1
Best State Economy US News & World Report , 2017
# 1
Best Labor Supply Forbes , 2016
Michelle Hadwiger OEDIT Deputy Director & Director of Global Business Development (303) 892-3840 michelle.hadwiger@state.co.us