Economic Development

Alamosa, in Colorado's San Luis Valley, offers majestic mountain views, the winding Rio Grande, clear skies, breathing room, abundant agriculture, and two institutions of higher learning.

There’s a sense of community you just can’t find in larger metropolitan areas. People work together to achieve common goals. You’ll find farmer’s markets, youth groups, civic organizations and many volunteer groups dedicated to making the Valley a better place to live.

Some say the Valley is behind the times; we think we are ahead of the curve. The Valley is planning proactively for our future. There are still many business opportunities for niche products and services that have already been developed in larger markets. If you want to raise a family here, you’ll find that there are fewer “big-city” concerns.

Every town has unique characteristics; you won’t find carbon-copy mini malls in the San Luis Valley! The Valley has not experienced the uncontrolled sprawl of the front range of Colorado. If you want a little elbow room, you’ll find it here.

If you are considering the possibility of relocating yourself, your family or your business to a corner of Colorado, we encourage you to give the San Luis Valley a close look!

Find out more. Explore our Demographics, Economic Development Organization, Alternative Energy Facilities, Employment Opportunities.

Upcoming Events

  • Sat, Oct 1 You can visit the Market every Saturday during the months of July through October. At the Alamosa Farmers' Market you can find fresh, local and regional produce,...

  • Sat, Oct 1 Can’t make it to Munich? Come raise a glass with us instead and celebrate Oktoberfest in the Rockies. Board our train in Alamosa to try a selection...

  • Fri, Oct 7 Located in the San Luis Valley of Colorado's high country, the Southern Colorado Little Britches Association is a family oriented organization striving to encourage today's youth and...

  • Sat, Oct 8 Penitente Canyon will make a great location for a 12-hour endurance mountain bike race; I would like to make that happen. As an avid mountain biker and...

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