Brighton, Colorado is a vibrant, close-knit city that deeply values its history and agricultural roots while embracing progress, innovation, and sustainable growth. Brighton is conveniently located just 20 miles from downtown Denver, 20 minutes from Denver International Airport, and is connected to both major railways and multiple major highways providing incredible access to infrastructure for business. Uniquely positioned as the Adams County seat, the community and businesses have access to regional decision-makers. Intentional economic development has encouraged a diverse industry cluster of manufacturing, energy, food and beverage, and more. Those industries looking to grow also have access to the 76 Commerce Center, an industrial park featuring 1.8 million square feet of space in six buildings on 122 acres.

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Targeted Industries

  • Manufacturing
  • Energy
  • Food & Beverage
  • Aerospace & Aviation
  • Retail & Hospitality

Major Employers

  • Vestas
  • Platte Valley Medical Center
  • King Soopers
  • Transwest
  • Adams County Government