Our Purpose

The Purpose of the West End Economic Development Corporation (WEEDC) is to create and encourage an inviting, pro-business environment, integrated with our independent spirit and friendly culture, while capitalizing on our natural and historic resources.

Our Work


The West End Economic Development Corporation, a not-for-profit organization, was founded in 2013 to create and encourage a friendly pro-business environment in the West End of Montrose County. This organization approached that by nurturing and developing entrepreneurs and new business owners, supporting existing employers and small business owners, and recruiting new industries and primary jobs to the region.


WEEDC operates on three goals that provided the framework for achieving a pro-business   environment while maintaining the West End culture and community.


  1. Ensure that the West End has the resources needed to support business expansion, formation, and attraction. 

  2. Provide a regulatory environment and the infrastructure to support culturally compatible business development. 

  3. Build on the strong sense of identity in the West End to become a magnet for diverse talent on the Western Slope. 


WEEDC is a membership organization, that fosters partnerships with state, regional, and local organizations that share our interests. Our current partners and members in business and government allow us to bring in resources, financing and incentives, cut red tape and break down barriers to job creation. 


WEEDC staffs a team of talented professional to provide services to employers, small businesses and entrepreneurs interested in doing business in the West End. These services include, but are not limited to:


  • Site Selection Assistance

  • Small Business Development and Counseling

  • Marketing


In addition, the WEEDC office building will soon be a coworking space for small businesses and entrepreneurs providing an economic development catalyst for the West End. 


Any questions or thoughts?

We are always happy to help out!