In addition to offering an epic outdoor lifestyle, low cost of living, and 1GB internet, the City of Montrose and its community partners offer a selection of incentives and services to foster business development. Incentives are available for a variety of business sizes and types with programs tailored and scaled to the unique needs of each business.
Following is a menu of incentives and basic requirements that accompany them.
Revolving Loan Funds of up to $20,000 are available to assist businesses with building and property improvements. The program is divided into two segments; the Downtown Opportunity Fund, available to businesses located within the DDA District, and the Montrose Opportunity Fund for other entities within the city limits. Loans offer flexible terms and timelines with interest rates set at 1/2 of the prime rate. Deferred payment arrangements are possible. Get more info ...
Incentives of up to $5,000 per job are provided to businesses creating new full-time jobs at or above the median salary for Montrose County. Businesses must maintain new jobs for at least 12 months before incentives are provided.
The city will provide funding and in-kind assistance for making external improvements to an overall business property to improve its “curb appeal”. Improvements could include sidewalks, landscaping, signage, blight removal, and other enhancements appropriate to the needs of the business.
The city requires the following items from businesses seeking assistance:
The City of Montrose partners with other local organizations to offer a full selection of business resources.