The City and County of Broomfield is strategically located at the heart of the high-tech growth area in the Denver Metropolitan area. It is situated 10 miles from Boulder and 12 miles from Denver, providing businesses and residents easy access to all of the Denver Metropolitan area services and transportation resources. The northwest quadrant of the Denver Metropolitan area, where Broomfield is located, has been the hub of high-tech employment in the area for the last 50 years. This high-tech growth can be attributed to the University of Colorado’s Boulder campus, with its more than 32,000 under-graduate and graduate students providing the employment base for these firms.
On November 15, 2001, Broomfield became Colorado’s 64th county. As a county, Broomfield can now provide a complete array of services to businesses and residents. Broomfield was Colorado’s first master-planned community when it became a city in 1961. The City and County’s current master plan was completed in 2005. Businesses in Broomfield enjoy a superior ground and air transportation network and have access to a plentiful and skilled workforce, comprehensive education resources, many established business parks and thousands of acres open for development.