Helping Businesses Start, Grow, and Prosper

Would you like to bring your business to Southwest Colorado, or start a new one? Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado can help you get the information you need about starting or growing a business in our unique area Region 9 partners closely with the Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to get businesses ready for financing and future growth. The SBDC offers confidential, objective services to help businesses succeed no matter what stage they are in. From start- ups to growth companies, the SBDC’s expert advisors and instructors have experience in all business topics to help you to gain the knowledge and tools needed to be successful in these competitive times.

The SBDC provides free business counseling in the Four Corners area of Colorado. To request counseling and find out about their other services, call 970-247-7009, visit Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive, EBH #140, Durango, or visit the website,