Grow Your Business
Start fresh in La Plata County. You’ll be surrounded by the enchanting high desert, mountain peaks, public lands and national parks. Short commute times mean you’ll have extra opportunities to get out and play. With a robust business community, a talented workforce, top-rated healthcare, and superb educational choices, you can call this place home. We invite you to explore everything we have to offer your business.
This is the life you’ve always wanted.
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“People come to Mercury because it’s a great company. They stay because Durango is an incredible place to live.”
Mercury Payment Systems develops in-store and online point-of-sale credit card payment solutions. Founded in Durango in 2001, Mercury benefited from local funding, a high-quality workforce, the Small Business Development Center, Fort Lewis College and a strong network of experienced business leaders. In 2014 Mercury completed a $1.65 billion merger with Vantiv, making it part of the third largest payment processing company in the United States.
Interested in Moving your Business Here?
In La Plata County, we’re lucky to attribute congestion to a pesky cold rather than traffic jams and travel delays. Even our lift lines at our locally owned ski resort are un-crowded. If you’re thinking of starting, growing or relocating a business, let the Alliance help you.