Economic Development


The Grand County Board of Commissioners formed the Grand County Economic Development Department (GCED) in June of 2012.  Since then, GCED has built a thriving community of local leaders who work to retain, expand, and attract businesses in the county. 

Get up to date information in the Grand County Economic Overview report.  Click here to view report.

If you are interested in the work of this department please contact DiAnn Butler at (970) 531-1343 or email us at

creativesThe Grand Lake Creative District is building a creative space facility in Grand Lake.  This facility will invite artists, creatives, educators, art administrators to keep the cultural practices of the region alive.  It will be an affordable space to live and work, create, practice, and share with the public year round.  If you are a creative in the region, please complete the survey below to help guide the creative space initiative.  

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