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Living in Pueblo
The city of Pueblo is situated where the Arkansas River and Fountain Creek converge in the high desert area terrain in Southeastern Colorado, 182 kilometres from Denver. It is flanked by vast flatlands and punctuated with buttes and the Wet Mountains, a small mountain range and part of the Southern Rockies, which form Pueblo's scenic backdrop.
Pueblo is known to be home to a variety of races and cultures as the early steel industry brought immigrants of many nationalities to settle. One of the largest steel-producing cities in the U.S., Pueblo earned the nickname the "Steel City." The most recent census data places Pueblo as the seventh most populous city in Colorado with a population of 109,412 (city) and 163,591 (county) with a median age of 37 (United States Census Bureau).
According to Livability.com, Pueblo is one of the 10 Best Cities for Historic Preservation. A community-wide initiative called Historic Pueblo is in midst of going through five Pueblo neighbourhoods to identify structures as landmarks in protection of the City's history for future development.
Year after year, Pueblo ranks the best for affordable living in Colorado according to data in the third quarter 2016 report by The Council for Community and Economic Research. An attractive city to live based on a reasonable cost of living is one of Pueblo's most progressive attributes where the quality of life is positively influenced by the residential real estate market; Pueblo has the least expensive of all major cities in Colorado where the median home price for houses on the market is $180,000 — the midpoint of all sales, which was up 27 percent from 2017 according to Colorado Association of Realtors. They also reported many new homes range from the $200,000s to the $400,000s. Single-family homes continue to sell at a fast pace in Pueblo County and the area's average sales price jumped to $179,000, up from $174,000 in December 2017. An upswing in the Pueblo housing market has continued in 2018.
Located in an area considered semi-arid desert land, Pueblo experiences approximately 305 mm (12 inches) of precipitation annually. The City enjoys warmer weather conditions than the region, as a whole, and tends to get less snow than the other major cities in Colorado. Pueblo achieves its hottest weather in July with highs hovering around 36°C (97°F), while spring months average highs around 19°C (66°F), fall 20°C (68°F) and winter 8°C (47°F).
A consistently mild climate with 300 days of sunshine annually provides a four-season outdoor recreation opportunity for residents. Pueblo is popular for its proximity to trails, rivers, lakes, skiing, whitewater rafting, rock climbing (the Wet Mountains), golf, and cycling. With the pedestrian and bicyclist paths on the Pueblo River Trail System, and the conservation and educational Nature & Raptor Center, Pueblo nurtures the spirit of outdoor exploration that Colorado is renown for. Not to mention, Pueblo boasts some of the best mountain biking in Colorado, located in Lake Pueblo State Park, where trails vary from moderate to challenging.
In addition to an attractive recreational sector, the downtown area is a hub of activity and economic development where the Riverwalk is an impressive integration of natural environment and infrastructure. Pueblo supports a booming art culture district exemplified in Pueblo's Creative Corner that exhibits art, music, and dance in one of 12 Colorado State designated creative districts.Contact Us
PUEBLO INDUSTRIES AND BUSINESS GROWTH
Pueblo offers a low cost of doing business without having to compromise quality of life in that many facets of business are represented throughout with a diverse workforce.
Pueblo Economic Development Corp (PEDCO) reports that Pueblo’s industrial heritage, skilled workforce and diverse cluster of support businesses have led a new generation of world-class manufacturers to call Pueblo home; a location fostering long-term success.
The success of Pueblo's industries such as aerospace, railway and outdoor recreation can be attributed to its commitment to a thriving economy while preserving historical and cultural values within the community. Major industries also leading the way in Pueblo County include the technology and energy sector.
The agriculture industry plays a significant economic role in the Pueblo area, which supports the county's growing demand for fresh and local food. Unique to the area is the Pueblo Chile Pepper, which is celebrated with a three-day Chile and Frijoles Festival and acclaims the City's biggest crops, green chilies and frijoles (pinto beans). Pueblo is also well suited for Hemp related agriculture, research and product manufacturing. Hemp products include oil, textiles, clothing, paper, building materials, food additives and fuel. (PEDCO).
According to PEDCO, the flagship of the rail industry cluster is the Transportation Technology Center under a contract with the Federal Railroad Administration. Evraz Rail, Rockla Concrete Ties, Chemtron Rail, L.B. Foster and others create a strong community of rail related companies in Pueblo.
Within the aerospace industry, United Launch Alliance (ULA), United Technologies (UTC-Goodrich), Boeing and others have chosen to establish or expand significant operations in Pueblo, attracting similar manufacturers, suppliers and service companies. New numbers released by the Colorado Space Coalition reveal there are a total of 26,620 private sector aerospace jobs in our state. In 2017, jobs grew by 4.7 percent, adding more than 1,000 workers, making Colorado number two in the nation for aerospace-related employment. (PEDCO).
"US News and World Report lists Colorado in the top ten states for percentage of residents employed. The periodical lists Colorado as having the second most job growth in the country and among the best suited for the 'new economy.' Factors taken into consideration include growth of companies, a highly educated workforce and the number of inventor patents held by companies in the state."
Modern Banking Strategy
Business in Pueblo is competitive and the bankers at Bond Capital are adept at accurately matching capital to opportunity to help you grow your business and prosper as a shareholder.
If you are seeking an infusion of capital to stimulate company growth and help facilitate your business strategies in Pueblo, Bond Capital is an experienced Canadian merchant bank and direct source of capital that offers customized total financial solutions.
Bond Capital can help to build a unique business solution that will foster growth and diversity in your business. You can achieve financial efficiency while increasing competitiveness and gaining access to more capital by working with us.
We are available to dialogue with companies wishing to be guided towards a sustainable competitive advantage evidenced by growing positive cash flow, and good governance practices.
If you would like to learn more about the business loan options available to you, please contact us today. We will arrange a meeting with one of our Pueblo representatives.Contact Us