News and Upcoming Events

UCHealth to Build New Hospital in Highlands Ranch

UCHealth is excited to bring a new hospital and advanced health services to residents in Highlands Ranch and Douglas County. The new health campus, including both inpatient and comprehensive outpatient services, will be built near Lucent Boulevard an... Learn more

DCCF Welcomes New Board Members

Douglas County Community Foundation (DCCF), a nonprofit committed to proving leadership and responsible stewardship of philanthropic resources to enhance the quality of life in Douglas County, Colorado, today announced two new additions to its Board ... Learn more

Is Our Water Future Secure?

As winter draws to a close and hot summer days emerge on the horizon, Coloradans typically begin to think more about water. How much snowpack do we have?  Is it enough to meet all our water needs until the next snow season? Do we have enough water i... Learn more

Art & Ale Brew Festival

Our newest investor, CU South Denver, is once again excited to host their most popular event, Art & Ale Brew Festival on Friday, August 12. This will be the 13th year of the event with over 50 breweries and restaurants for unlimited sampling, That Eighties Band cranking out the tunes, and a create-your-own-art station courtesy of unWined art studio. This event sells out, and we don’t want you to miss out, so we’d like to offer you a special discount. All you have to do is call Kari at 720-488-3344, mention that you are a member of the Northwest Douglas County EDC. You will receive General Admission tickets for $35 instead of the regular $45. Check out the flyer for more information on this fun event! Art & Ale Brew Fest

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Education & Economic Development Investor Luncheon

Please join EDC investors, community leaders, and elected officials at the May 26th Investor Luncheon – Economic Development and Education.  The FREE luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn Highlands Ranch, 1050 Plaza Drive in Highlands Ranch. Expert speakers include:

  • Dr. Liz Fagen, Superintendent, Douglas County School District
  • Dr. Diana Doyle, President, Arapahoe Community College
  • Luella Chavez D’Angelo, Vice Chancellor for Enterprise Development, University of Colorado South Denver

There is no charge for this event and feel free to invite other guests. Please RSVP to Amy Sherman at by May 24th.

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Investor Spotlight

Martin Martin Consulting Engineers

Martin/Martin, Inc. is a full service civil and structural consulting engineering firm that has been a leader in the Rocky Mountain region since the 1940s. We provide consulting engineering services to a broad range of clients including architects, building/property owners, contractors, developers, government sector clients, and manufacturing companies. Although focused on projects in our region, Martin/Martin has completed projects in 48 states, Canada, Mexico and overseas.

Martin/Martin’s professional credentials are extensive. Our civil engineering expertise focuses on all aspects of civil site/infrastructure design including: traffic/transportation, utilities (water/wastewater), parking, street layout/lighting, stormwater drainage, circulation, surveying, paving, security issues, and other site considerations for projects ranging in size from less than one acre to several thousand acre developments.