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2018 Cheyenne Leads Annual Membership Meeting & Banquet – April 27

posted on April 18, 2018

CHEYENNE, Wyoming (March 30, 2018) – Cheyenne LEADS is pleased to announce Caitlin Long will be the special guest speaker ...

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LEADS CEO: Microsoft to complete Cheyenne data center expansion

posted on March 5, 2018

Wyoming Tribune Eagle, Austin Huguelet – CHEYENNE – After an 18-month delay, Microsoft has begun work to complete a promised ...

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Cheyenne Named as Finalist in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ 2018 Mayors Challenge

posted on February 21, 2018

The City of Cheyenne is one of 35 Champion Cities selected today as finalists in the 2018 U.S. Mayors Challenge, ...

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Cheyenne Population within City limits 64,019


MSA Population 97,121


Proximity to major population centers: 500,000 45 mi south (Ft. Collins & Greeley, CO) 2,500,000 90 mi south (Metro Denver & Boulder, CO)


Education Excellent two year Community College in Cheyenne Three universities in Cheyenne commute zone (50 mi) Student population of over 55,000


Unemployment Rate 4.2%


Climate Semi-arid


Elevation 6,100 ft


Sewer Rates for All Users Per 1,000 gallons: $3.91(2014), $3.74(2013)

Tax Rates Personal Income 0% Corporate Income 0% Sales Tax 6% (State 4% – County 2%)


Water Rates for Commercial/Industrial Users Per 1,000 gallons: $4.56 (2016) 


Recent Locations to Cheyenne National Center for Atmospheric Research Supercomputing Center Microsoft Data Center Wal-Mart Regional Distribution Center Searing Industries


Shovel Ready Sites: North Range Business Park – West Interstate 80 PUD with Technology Emphasis Cheyenne Business Parkway – East Interstate 80 Heavy Industrial Swan Ranch – South Interstate 25 PUD with Industrial Emphasis (rail) Niobrara Energy Park Light Industrial Campstool Business Park Heavy Industrial


Workforce Development Training Up to $4,000 per year for new position Up to $2,000 per year for existing employees



LEADS Assisted Business

sierra-gray“We believed in Cheyenne, the business atmosphere, supportive community and we wanted to be able to share our success story of moving our business here.”

Rex Lewis, Puma Steel



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