2017 CEDS Report Available

Every five years, the US Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (EDA) requires recognized regional planning districts such as the Southern Colorado Economic Development District (SCEDD), to conduct an assessment. The Chaffee County Economic Development Corp. is a member of SCEDD. That assessment, referred to as the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), has been finalized […]

UAS/UAV Demonstration

On June 22, 2016 the CCEDC organized a demonstration of Unmanned Aerial Systems aircraft and technology products in collaboration with Chaffee County UAS and Pulse Aerospace. The event was held at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort, and attendance was comprised of more than 70 of the County’s UAV and Aerospace industry leaders. Demonstrations included a […]

Ground Breaking Event at “Spartan Heights”

A Ground Breaking ceremony  for the Salida School District staff housing project was held on Tuesday, April 12 2016 in Poncha Springs. The Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) has been supporting the Project which will result in a duplex being built on School District property in Poncha  Springs for staff housing. Watch a video […]

Eddyline Brewery Expansion

Eddyline Brewery of Buena Vista recently announced a $2 million infrastructure expansion project that will house equipment with the ability to produce approximately 50,000 barrels per year. Eddyline’s goal is to produce 10,000 barrels the first year of expanded operations. The expansion will also support a projected 30 additional jobs by year-end 2016. In addition, […]

Buena Vista Downtown Revitalization Project

In May 2013, at the request of the Town of Buena Vista, a downtown assessment was conducted by Downtown Colorado Inc.  (DCI). The assessment of the downtown and community revitalization is to provide tools, insights, and direction to assist the community with its downtown revitalization goals.The comprehensive report is available here.

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center New Clinic

HRRMC now offers an infectious disease clinic at both Salida and Buena Vista locations 2 days a month beginning in January 2014. Onsite consultation includes difficult-to-diagnose infections and those patients who do not respond well to standard treatment, as well as offering vaccinations for individuals traveling overseas.

The Best of…

Monarch Mountain has been named in 2014 as the Best Powder Stashes in Area and Best Snowcat Operation by Elevation Outdoors Magazine, as well The Best Place in Colorado to Teach a Kid to Ski by outherecolorado.com. And if you want to round out that best-winter experience, go where they voted best End-of-Day-Soak: Mt. Princeton […]

County Profile Brochure

The County Profile Brochure is available. The brochure highlights Chaffee County’s sense of place and reasons why one would want to locate business here. Find it in local Chamber of Commerce sites, businesses, city and county buildings and visitor centers, or contact the CCEDC directly to request copies. To view a pdf version of the […]