Welcome to La Plata County, CO, the top destination for economic development in the 4 Corners Region. Whether you want to grow your business here, move your business, or relocate your family, the Alliance can help.
The Alliance provides incentives, insight, commercial real estate and more to help make your move to Durango, Colorado, and La Plata County a success.
La Plata Economic Alliance supports your expanding small business with analytics, networking, financing and more.
La Plata County, Colorado, is a thriving community for successful small businesses and entrepreneurs with an exceptional quality of life.
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Meet our Region
Touted by Outside Magazine as one of the best places to live, calling it “the next big thing,” Durango, Colorado, and surrounding La Plata County blend Colorado’s beauty with a thriving business culture. Our ongoing business development focuses on quality of life – helping businesses achieve their goals while supporting the balance between working hard and playing in the breathtaking outdoors.
As we finish the year 2020, we have learned a lot when it comes to Manufacturing. Many manufacturers have made a pivot to adjust to COVID requests for PPE. Some have seen an opportunity and made a Pivot in a different direction. . How do you know when the time is right to pivot in […]
CoronaDoc Information Program available for OrganizationsSan Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) is pleased to announce CoronaDoc, a confidential medical professional volunteer program to assist local employers, agencies, schools, and other organizations in educating their employees/members about COVID-19 and best practices for prevention, reducing spread, treatments, upcoming vaccine distribution, and more. The program is focused on short presentations delivered […]
The Alliance held our December Membership Meeting today with a comprehensive update from SJPH, an outline on the 5 Star Certification timeline, Education opening updates, and grant information. Here is the LINK to view the recording of the meeting in its entirety.Governor Jared Polis signed nine bills into law yesterday that will provide broad relief to those […]
LA PLATA CARES FUND APPLICATION OPEN NOWVISIT www.localfirst.aidtoall.org FOR INFO AND TO APPLY La Plata Cares is providing grants of up to $10,000 to reimburse non-profit and for-profit businesses for necessary expenditures incurred between March 1, 2020 and December 30, 2020 due to the COVID-19 public health emergency. La Plata County engaged Local First to administer these funds, in […]