Loveland restaurateur Clay Caldwell brings multiple eatery concepts to downtown

Small business owner Clay Caldwell, who brings three different restaurant experiences to downtown Loveland, embodies the entrepreneurial spirit of National Small Business Week, which recognizes the important contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners April 29-May 5. Downtown restaurant owner Clay Caldwell brings his love of food and people to Loveland’s core by offering […]

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Tracie Reeves-Hartman combines catering, café experiences at Fresh Plate

Small business owner Tracie Reeves-Hartman demonstrates an entrepreneurial spirit by bringing catering services and a downtown cafĂ© to Loveland through her Fresh Plate CafĂ© & Catering concept, something to be celebrated during National Small Business Week. The Loveland Business Development Center will be spotlighting a couple of businesses during this week.   About National Small […]

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Loveland Business Owners Give Their Top Business Tips

The Loveland Chamber of Commerce has a significant interest in small business owners. In fact, 75% of Loveland Chamber members are small business owners. As we near National Small Business Week, April 29–May 5, 2018, we will be spotlighting a couple of those small business owners. To start the conversation, the same question was asked […]

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Jack Dorr Joins the Loveland Public Library

The Loveland community welcomes Jack Dorr, new business librarian at the Loveland Public Library. Jack started at the library in late September, taking over the role previously held by Amanda Armstrong. Loveland Public Library services are spotlighted at each “So You Want to Start a Business” workshop, provided monthly by the Loveland Business Development Center […]

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Challenges of Rapid Growth in Northern Colorado

The old adage “nothing remains constant except change itself” needs to be kept in mind when we seek to understand the challenges created by the rapid growth in Northern Colorado. There is an upside and a downside to the growth in the economy of the region since the great recession. This general economic decline was […]

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Charity DeVries to Join the LBDC as a Business Consultant and Instructor

With the Loveland Business Development Center (LBDC) located in the same building as the Loveland Chamber of Commerce, it is exciting to watch the program grow. From time to time, I will be highlighting the people involved with the program. One area of growth for the LBDC is the steady addition of business consultants. Today I […]

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The Need for Regional Workforce Development

Loveland continues to be a sought-after place for locating a business. That is, in part, due to the rise in employment rates and the diverse economic landscape. While we continue to experience job growth and business expansion, some startling facts support a great need for businesses to invest in regional workforce development. According to the […]

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