If you’ve visited Frisco, you may find yourself thinking about living here. It’s not unusual; many of our full-time residents, second homeowners, and business owners started out as visitors! To request a relocation packet, please contact the Frisco/Copper Visitor Information Center via phone at 800-424-1554 or via email.
In terms of commercial and residential growth, Frisco is unmatched by any community of its size in Colorado. Numerous restaurants, shops and hotels have opened in just the last few years. Literally hundreds of new residential units have been constructed, and property values have skyrocketed by nearly 100% since 1990.
Opportunity beckons for any business operator who wants Interstate access, steady tourist influx, well-educated and motivated workers, a first-class infrastructure, and a growing residential base. Frisco is home to over 50 restaurants including five coffee shops and two breweries. In addition, Frisco offers a co-working space, EVO3, and great media access, including the mountain bureau for Denver’s CBS television affiliate, the county’s only daily newspaper and the county’s oldest weekly newspaper. Frisco is also “connected” with easy access to cable based internet providers and some access to fiber optic connections. Explore all the thriving businesses in Frisco on the business directory.
Mountain communities, like Frisco, are great places to visit, and their popularity as vacation destinations commonly results in a shortage of affordable workforce housing because of the prevalence of vacation homes and vacation rentals and the lack of inventory inherent in a community with limited buildable land. Couple this with a tourism based economy, which primarily produces lower paying service jobs, and you have a challenge housing the local workforce. The 2019 Summit County Workforce Housing Demand Update is an excellent resource for understanding the breadth and depth of this challenge.
Frisco Town Council has identified affordable workforce housing as one of their top three priorities, and has a comprehensive housing plan, which incorporates multiple strategies to insure employees are able to live where they work.
Job opportunities are typically abundant, especially in the thriving lodging, tourism, retail and restaurant communities. Check out the latest Frisco and Summit County news, as well as job and other housing opportunities, in the Summit Daily News. You can also check out weather in the Frisco area.
The town government has taken advantage of the outstanding tourist economy to invest in numerous improvements, including adding adding and improving the trails system, making improvements to the Frisco Bay Marina, and supporting recreational opportunities at the Frisco Peninsula Recreation Area, including a tubing hill, Nordic Center, a skate park and a disc golf course. And Summit Fire and EMS supports the Town with a staff of professional firefighters and paramedics.
Parks, schools, playgrounds, a library, the Frisco Historic Park & Museum, the Frisco Adventure Park, the Frisco Bay Marina, the Frisco Nordic Center, St. Anthony Summit Medical Center and shopping are all within easy access, often by foot. Events like Frisco’s Fantastic Fourth of July, Frisco Gold Rush ski race, Concerts in the Park and the Colorado Barbecue Challenge combine beautiful mountain scenery and small-town atmosphere to create authentic events, which speak to the uniqueness of mountain life. With plenty of outdoor restaurant patios, walking paths, parks, and poo bag receptacles through out town, Frisco is obviously a town that loves dogs.
Frisco is just one hour west of Denver and 95 minutes from Denver International Airport. Located in the middle of six world-class ski areas, on a 55-mile recreational path system, and along the shores of beautiful Dillon Reservoir, Frisco is at the epicenter recreation and commerce in Summit County. It’s no wonder that Frisco is home to the Summit County School District main offices, St. Anthony Summit Medical Center, one of Summit Stage bus system’s main transit centers, Summit County Library’s main branch, Colorado State Patrol offices, and Summit County Community and Senior Center.