HISTORY

Goshen County Economic Development Corporation is a nonprofit organization, created in 1987 to create jobs, encourage business growth, and build on local community assets. GCEDC enjoys strong support from local business and industry, city government, and the citizens of Goshen County that were the first in Wyoming to approve a county sales tax for economic development.

 

PURPOSE

The fundamental purpose of Goshen County Economic Development Corporation is to encourage job growth from primary employers that attract investment from outside the county to inject new dollars into the local economy.

The success of existing businesses is a top priority for Goshen County Economic Development Corporation.

 
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COMMUNITY PROFILES

Goshen County in scenic Southeast Wyoming features an array of close-knit communities with old-fashioned values and affordable living. Its wide-open spaces and supportive environment are conducive to growth, making it the perfect place to raise a family or pursue a new business venture.

In Goshen County, old-fashioned values still reign. There’s a strong work ethic and handshake deals still mean something here.

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INDUSTRIAL PARKS

Wyoming has been consistently ranked as one of the most business-friendly states in the nation due to fewer regulations and a great business tax structure. Southeast Wyoming's Goshen County features a favorable blend of additional business advantages, including low gas, utility and labor costs and convenient interstate and rail access.

Goshen County is the #1 agricultural producer in the state and has an optimal location for ag-related tech companies, the logistics industry and manufacturers serving the Midwest and Rocky Mountain region. It’s also a welcoming place for entrepreneurs. Leaders and citizens alike champion local business development — county residents were the first in the state to approve a sales tax for economic development.

Whether you’re launching an innovative startup, introducing your product to new markets, or expanding your thriving business, we offer one of Wyoming’s leading industrial real estate values and a central location ideally suited to build your future. Cold Springs Business Park encompasses 57.44 acres with 52.43 available acres designed for light industrial manufacturing, ag technology, food processing, agripreneurs, and other businesses. Cold Springs also provides convenient access to Rocky Mountain markets and the Midwest. Twenty eight shovel-ready lots ranging in size from 1.43 to 3.40 acres have water, sewer, electric, and telecom available, and multiple adjacent lots can be purchased to establish a larger footprint that will meet your needs now and moving forward.

Brayden Connour

Whether you’re launching an innovative startup, introducing your product to new markets, or expanding your thriving business, we offer one of Wyoming’s leading industrial real estate values and a central location ideally suited to build your future. Cold Springs Business Park encompasses 57.44 acres with 52.43 available acres designed for light industrial manufacturing, ag technology, food processing, agripreneurs, and other businesses. Cold Springs also provides convenient access to Rocky Mountain markets and the Midwest. Twenty eight shovel-ready lots ranging in size from 1.43 to 3.40 acres have water, sewer, electric, and telecom available, and multiple adjacent lots can be purchased to establish a larger footprint that will meet your needs now and moving forward.

Brayden Connour

Wyoming Connect Railroad

Wyoming Connect Railroad is a STB-approved short-line railroad that owns cars and trackage. We can arrange for shipping and transloading of various products to/from points across North America. WCRR will handle the planning, design, and construction of customer-owned transloading facilities in Yoder, Wyoming on the UPRR connection.

 

VISION/OBJECTIVE

To provide opportunity for industries and business to expand and grow in a low cost environment.

Bob Deitzler

PROGRESS PROGRAM

 

With the renewal of the optional quarter-cent sales tax for economic development in 2010, the GCEDC board of directors launched a new program to aid local businesses, communities, and organizations.

The goals of the Progress Program are to help businesses succeed by making their properties more attractive to their customers and to make communities more attractive to potential new businesses, employees, residents, and visitors.

Goshen County Economic Development Corporation strives to maintain accountability and transparency of the use of the 1/4 cent economic development sales tax funds.

Collected funds are used for the Progress Programs; Community Enhancement, Capital Matching, and Infrastructure Investment Fund. Started in 2011, the overall goal of the Progress Program is to help businesses succeed by making their properties more attractive to their customers, and make communities more attractive to potential new businesses, employees, residents, and visitors. Since its inception over $1.2M has assisted 249 organizations, municipalities, and businesses.

 
Goshen County Economic Development office

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ADDRESS: 110 W 22nd AVENUE TORRINGTON, WY 82240

TEL: 307.532.5162  

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