Retention & Expansion
In Parker, there is plenty of opportunities for existing businesses to thrive and grow. Our economic development staff is committed to ensuring that Parker maintains a business-friendly environment, and provides what you need to succeed.
Business retention and expansion is a collaborative effort between Parker Economic Development Department, Parker Town Council, and local and regional resource partners – all focused on providing resources, service, and support to businesses.
ARAPAHOE/DOUGLAS WORKS WORKFORCE CENTER
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! is Parker’s primary employer service partner. They provide customized business development solutions, at no cost, to help your business meet your unique hiring and workforce development needs. They offer hiring, training, and retention resources. Find out how your business’ workforce needs can save you time and money here.
Douglas County Libraries provide a business resource information center for entrepreneurs and businesses through their service Bizinfo. Whether you have a new idea, need help with business plans, or need assistance with market research, Bizinfo can help. Their specially trained business librarians can assist with your research, saving you the hassle of having to go through the process alone. View resources here.
SOUTH METRO SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER (SBDC)
The SBDC works with small businesses in the area for all stages of your business. From starting a business to growing your business and sustaining your business, they provide free one-on-one consulting, strategic planning, workshops, expansion strategies and much more. SBDC is ready to help your business prosper. For more information, click here.