No Wonder We Love Fort Collins…

We love Fort Collins. We love the town, the people, the businesses, the energy, the beauty, the weather, the lifestyle and the overall healthy vibe! We consider ourselves very lucky to be in such a wonderful town with so much to do! The city of Fort Collins compiled a list of honors and awards dedicated to our hometown, Fort Collins, Colorado.

Honors and Awards

Ranked 3rd Smarter City for Sustainability: Natural Resources Defense Council- July 2009

  • Named one of 10 Great Places for Entrepreneurs to Retire: Forbes – June 2009
  • Ranked 1st Best Place to Live and Work for Young Professionals (pop. 100,000-200,000): Next Generation Consulting – March 2009
  • Named 2nd Best Metro for Business and Careers: Forbes magazine – March 2009
  • Ranked 7th Best Midsize Metro in the nation: – March 2009
  • One of Top 20 Places to Thrive: Best Boomer Towns – February 2009
  • Ranked 10th Best-Educated City in America: Forbes magazine – November 2008
  • One of the Best Places to Raise Your Kids: Business Week – November 2008
  • LEED Gold designation for the Northside Aztlan Community Center; U.S. Green Build Council: October 2008 –
  • Gold level Bicycle Friendly Community: League of American Bicyclists – September 2008
  • 2nd Best Place to Live: Money magazine – August 2008
  • One of 8 Enriching Towns for Art and Music Lovers: Where to Retire magazine – April 2008.
  • Named 3rd Best Place for Business and Career: Forbes magazine – March 2008
  • Ranked 39th Best Place to Live and Launch a Business: CNN/Money – March 2008
  • Top 10 Digital Cities; Center for Digital Government, September 2007: –
  • One of 30 Fast Cities, due to innovation and creativity of workforce: Fast Company magazine – July 2007
  • 9th Best Place to Invest in Real Estate: Business 2.0 – May 2007
  • Top 10 College Towns for Grown-Ups: Kiplinger’s magazine – March 2007
  • Named a Preserve America Community: First Lady Laura Bush – 2007
  • One of America’s Most Walkable Small Cities: – 2007
  • One of the Best Places for Business and Careers: Forbes magazine – 2007
  • Fort Collins listed among the Top 10 College Towns for Grown-Ups: Kiplinger magazine – March 2007
  • Fort Collins Ranked 4th among College Towns With Great Golf : Business Week Online (Golf Digest) – November 2006
  • Fort Collins came in 9th on “Where to Buy Now”: Business 2.0 magazine – November 2006
  • #1 Best Place to Live in the Nation: Money Magazine – August 2006
  • Listed as 23rd among 63 Hot Mid-Sized Cities for Entrepreneurs: Entrepreneur magazine – August 2006
  • Seated as the 6th Best Places for Business and Career: Forbes magazine – May 2006
  • Ranked 2nd (moved up from 9th place in 2005) for having the Safest Drivers: Allstate Insurance – May 2006
  • Fort Collins is one of the 50 Best Places to Live (ranked 34th): Kiplinger’s magazine – June 2006
  • Rated as the 6th most Affordable Communities/Best Places to Raise Your Family: Frommer’s – May 2006
  • Fort Collins received the Preserve America Grant: – March 2006
  • Fort Collins is one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People: America’s Promise – September 2005
  • City of Fort Collins earns “Bicycle Friendly Community” national award: League of American Bicyclists – 2005
  • “American Dream Town.” Fort Collins rated as one of the Best Towns in the U.S.: Outside Magazine – August 2005)
  • Fort Collins drivers are the ninth best in the nation: Allstate Insurance Company’s (“America’s Best Drivers Report.”)
  • Fort Collins & Larimer County Named Top Nature-Friendly Communities: – June, 2005

The list goes on and on, if you want to check out more honors and awards dedicated to Fort Collins, CO click here!