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2016 – Cheyenne LEADS Annual Meeting & Banquet

posted on March 30, 2016

Banquet Date: April 29, 2016 Jack Crews returns to celebrate 30 years of Economic Development at Cheyenne LEADS Annual Membership Meeting ...

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NCAR announces new supercomputer named “Cheyenne” to be located in the North Range Business Park

posted on February 4, 2016

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) announced today that it has selected its next supercomputer for advancing atmospheric and ...

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Sierra Trading Post Expanding in the Cheyenne Business Parkway

posted on May 1, 2015

Sierra Trading Post Expands in the Cheyenne Business Parkway CHEYENNE, WYO (May 1, 2015) – Sierra Trading Post, located in the ...

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Cheyenne Population within City limits 60,691


MSA Population 93,663


Proximity to major population centers: 500,000 45 mi south (Ft. Collins & Greeley, CO) 2,500,000 90 mi south (Metro Denver & Boulder, CO)


Education Excellent two year Community College in Cheyenne Three universities in Cheyenne commute zone (50 mi) Student population of over 55,000


Unemployment Rate 4.5%


Climate Semi-arid


Elevation 6,100 ft


Sewer Rates for All Users Per 1,000 gallons: $3.91(2014), $3.74(2013)

Tax Rates Personal Income 0% Corporate Income 0% Sales Tax 6% (State 4% – County 2%)


Water Rates for Commercial/Industrial Users Per 1,000 gallons: $4.28 (2014) , $4.14(2013)


Recent Locations to Cheyenne National Center for Atmospheric Research Supercomputing Center Microsoft Data Center Wal-Mart Regional Distribution Center Searing Industries


Shovel Ready Sites: North Range Business Park – West Interstate 80 PUD with Technology Emphasis Cheyenne Business Parkway – East Interstate 80 Heavy Industrial Swan Ranch – South Interstate 25 PUD with Industrial Emphasis (rail) Niobrara Energy Park Light Industrial Campstool Business Park Heavy Industrial


Workforce Development Training Up to $4,000 per year for new position Up to $2,000 per year for existing employees



LEADS Assisted Business

sierra-gray“We believed in Cheyenne, the business atmosphere, supportive community and we wanted to be able to share our success story of moving our business here.”

Rex Lewis, Puma Steel



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