Cheyenne LEADS, a year in reviews and what’s ahead.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - Cheyenne LEADS had a successful year in 2021 and told why businesses choose our city.
“It’s the quality of the workforce that we have; in addition to that, Wyoming has a very friendly tax climate. We’re the number 1 business tax state in the country, so we hang our hat on that,” said Betsey Hale, CEO, Cheyenne LEADS.
They attracted several state-of-the-art businesses that now reside in Bison Business Park and Cheyenne Business Parkway.
TBC manufacturing, Laramie County Conservation District headquarters, two Microsoft data centers, and Eagle Claw manufacturing are the businesses Cheyenne LEADS worked with.
Several of hese businesses broke ground this year and are predicted to inject millions into our local economy.
“We have something to be really proud of and to treasure and to cherish. We have the right to say no if it’s not a right fit for our state, and we can bring the right companies here that are a good fit for us. I think it’s a time to be thoughtful, visionary and think long-term,” said Hale.
In the coming year, Cheyenne LEADS anticipates 26 new active leads.
These projects range from manufacturers, data centers, and digital mining companies, which will help diversify Wyoming’s economy.
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