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The Town of Bennett is experiencing rapid growth in population and the demand for retail expansion is immense.  New businesses are welcome here!  Our community comes together to embrace retailers and help new businesses thrive. Businesses of all sizes have the support of Bennett residents, and residents from surrounding communities who rely on the Town for shopping, dining and entertainment.

Photo of Ziggis Coffee and Comfort Inn & Suites in Bennett

Why Bennett

Bennett is a small town in a large consumer market. Because of our location on the eastern edge of the Denver metropolitan region, local retail establishments draw from a large consumer base west of town (Denver/Aurora) and a solid base east along the I-70 Corridor, as well as the rural communities to the north and south. For many on the eastern plains of Colorado, The Town of Bennett is the most convenient place to shop for food, fuel, financial service, hardware, lumber and farm supplies. 

Whether you are ready to get your new business up and running, or you need room to grow and expand your established business, consider Bennett, Colorado.  We offer a retail environment that connects the best of both worlds - small town charm and a large consumer market.

Bennett Retail Market Profile

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Workforce & Education

The Town of Bennett and our local businesses benefit from a total workforce of over 1.7 million within a 50-mile radius. Our convenient I-70 location allows for easy commutes for employees.


Bennett’s I-70 Interstate access, and the accessible interchanges for I-25 and I-76 are a reliable transportation network for receiving products and goods for stores and restaurants, and provides easy access from food distributors and cargo facilities in Denver. There are accessible south routes directly from Bennett for travel to Colorado Springs and beyond.

With over 11,000 annual average daily trips passing by and through Bennett, our Town is a prime location for your business.

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The Town is planning for future growth and development through its innovative Capital Asset Inventory Master Plan (CAIMP). In recent years, the town has completed $28 million of capital construction and improvements. This includes a new wastewater treatment facility, a new elevated water storage tank and new town hall.

In addition to the public infrastructure and services provided by the Town, public services and utilities including fire rescue, electric, gas and telecommunications are provided by our partners.


Internet Providers

Eastern Slope Technologies

ESTech serves Bennett with high-speed Internet and voice services. ESTech has installed 192.5 miles of fiber optic cable in Bennett. They continue to install more fiber every day to increase high-speed Internet service and availability in the area.


Comcast also serves a portion of the Town of Bennett with high-speed Internet.

CORE Electric Cooperative

CORE Electric Cooperative serves more than 165,000 members along Colorado’s Front Range. The nearly 5,000-square-mile service area includes portions of 11 counties to the east, west and south of Denver. CORE has a district office located in Bennett as well as headquarters located in Sedalia, about 20 miles south of Denver.

Colorado Natural Gas

As an energy provider, socially responsible business and a good neighbor, Colorado Natural Gas is committed to being a partner in building a sustainable energy future in the communities they serve. Colorado Natural Gas has partnered with local weatherization and low-income assistance providers to assist our customers who need a little extra help.


Water Supply

The Town’s water supply comes from four Denver Basin aquifers underlying the Town. Considering all aquifers, the Town has a total of 2989.27 acre feet of water rights. The system includes five storage tanks with a storage volume over 1.5 million gallons. As new land projects are approved and developed, additional water storage incorporated into the subdivision agreements to assure new development pays its own way.

Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue

Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue currently provides All-Hazard response to a service area covering approximately 325 square miles, operating out of 2 fully staffed stations, providing 24/7 coverage, an Administrative Building which houses our Administrative Staff including the Battalion Chief, Assistant Chief, and Fire Chief, and a Maintenance Facility.