Deeper resources at every level.
Discover a community that is resourceful on every level and generating opportunity at every turn through competitive advantages including:
Experience and expertise at your command.
From engineers to environmental experts, from maintenance professionals to mechanics, from technical expertise to heavy equipment knowhow, Craig’s experienced workforce offers an abundance of transferable skills combined with an unmatched motivation—a workforce driven to produce quality.
Pro-business climate. Entrepreneurial culture.
The intentionality is evident across the city, in a revitalized downtown and elsewhere, and so is the momentum and energy attracting new business and fueling new startups. In Craig we don’t just say “yes,” we make “yes” a reality to launch new ideas and help businesses move ahead.
Colorado at lower costs and with high-impact incentives.
One factor attracting new business and entrepreneurs—significantly lower costs. And now, as Craig transitions from legacy extractive industry, the state of Colorado is supporting new or relocating businesses through incentives with transformative potential. Together, Craig and Colorado are creating exceptional opportunities and critical velocity for business success.
Rapid market reach.
Just 3.5 hours from Denver and less than 5 hours from Salt Lake City, Craig offers fast-moving multi-modal transit that includes Union Pacific Class I rail and convenient highway connections to the major commercial corridors of I-70 to the south and I-80 to the north, offering complete transcontinental access from the east to the west coasts.
Personal and professional mobility.
Craig is a place where professionals and families can put down meaningful roots, while enjoying the personal and professional mobility provided by gig internet, a local airport, and the Yampa Valley Regional Airport just 17 miles away, offering direct flights to metros across the U.S.
Quality of life, quality of connections.
Visitors come to Craig from all over the nation to connect to the riches of the Great Northwest—spectacular scenery and one-of-a-kind experiences of hot springs, roaming wild horses, and incomparable recreation. From hunting and hiking to trail riding and river rafting at attractions like the Routt National Forest, the Yampa River, Elkhead Reservoir, and Dinosaur National Monument—Craig’s recreation is woven with natural wonder, and it’s all just 40 miles from the ski slopes of Steamboat Springs. As a resident, you can enjoy this abundance every day in a friendly, welcoming community where excellent public schools, lower costs, and metropolitan amenities make for an engaging, rewarding life.