Business is booming in Aurora!

Aurora's economy is thriving, partly because the city continues to lure some of the top businesses in the nation in such industries as aerospace and defense, bioscience and healthcare, transportation and logistics, and renewable energy. In addition, local restaurants and retail are flourishing across the city, from Stanley to Southlands. To support growing industry, educational opportunities abound in Aurora, providing an ample training ground for the city's future workforce. 

Check out why The New York Times says Aurora is a growing spot for events and conferences!

What does business look like in Aurora?

- More than 110,000 jobs.
- More than 21,000 medical and research professionals.Innovation
- 21 million square feet of retail space.
- 92,000 personnel supported by Buckley Air Force Base, and the base provides more than
   $1 billion in economic impact annually.
- A strategic hub for transportation with 12 RTD lightrail station.
- The Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center opened in 2018 and employs 
   more than 1,500 individuals. 

Aurora's small business are havin
g a BIG impact

Take a drive down Colfax, Chambers, Havana or Parker, and you'll see some impressive small businesses. 

Across Aurora, there are more than 13,000 small business, spanning various industries and providing substantial economic impact. 
- 35 new small businesses were formed in Aurora since 2014
- New small business created more than 700 jobs
- Small business sales have increased $69.8 million since 2014

City of Aurora Careers

The city of Aurora is growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join the team.

Think you have what it takes? Visit to learn about our open positions.