Welcome to Carbondale

Carbondale, Colorado offers a unique blend of talented people, recreational pursuits, and proximity to the world-class resort of Aspen, while providing room for businesses to grow and thrive.

Here the worlds of arts & culture mix with ranching, light manufacturing, green initiatives, health and human services, and a vibrant retail community.  Together this creates a synergy that makes Carbondale an ideal place to call home for your business.

The Carbondale area is a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family. The goal of Carbondale Economic Development Partnership (CEDP) is to attract businesses that would add diversification value to the economy and enhance the social capital of Carbondale. You are invited to participate and be involved. Learn More 

News & Events
Colorado Rocky Mountain High | Long Term Effects of Legalized Marijuana Sales
What are the considerations for companies considering relocation to Colorado. What does it mean for the future of economic development in the state of Colorado? Are companies going to be encouraged or apprehensive about unknown future consequences?
Will the experiment work or will it be flawed? What are the long term consequences of state legalization of a federally controlled substance? These are just a few of the questions that face state and local municipalities after approval on 11-6-2012 of amendment #64, authorizing the sale of marijuana for recreational use. Read More >
Carbondale Wins Governor's Arts Award
Gov. Hickenlooper today announced that the Town of Carbondale and the City of Lafayette have been selected as the recipients for the 2012 Governor’s Arts Award. Read More >
Colorado Ranks #5 on Forbes "Top Ten States for Business"
The economy continues to sputter, but western states like Utah and Colorado have maintained strong business climates.  Read More >
Featured Businesses & Properties
FootSteps Marketing
FootSteps Marketing, the 2013 Carbondale Business of the Year, offers a complete set of interactive marketing programs that guarantee results. Read More >
ITCHTHATBITCH, a custom hand made back scratcher, has commenced operations in Carbondale, Colorado. ITCHTHATBITCH, like Zippo, has a lifetime warranty on its artisinal line of personal back scratcher products. Read More >
Backbone Media
Backbone is a public relations and media agency that works with some of the world's leading active lifestyle brands. Read More >