Keeping your business moving (forward)
High-speed Internet service is available throughout the Vail Valley through multiple Internet providers. Providers can conduct free assessments of your particular service location to determine exactly what speeds and configurations are available at a specific address.
CenturyLink provides high speed internet solutions and a variety voice and data services to serve your business needs. Contact CenturyLink at 1-877-720-3428.
Comcast offers internet download speeds up to 150Mbps and upload speeds up to 20Mbps. Comcast’s voice services offer unlimited local and nationwide long distance calling as well as 24×7 Business Support, bolstered by a dedicated local Account Team. Contact Enterprise Account Executive, Kari Conley at Kari_Conley@comcast.com or 970-401-1630.
Comcast Business is coming to Eagle – updates
Forethought.net is an independent internet, cloud, hosted PBX, and phone service provider with offices in Denver, Grand Junction and Durango, offering a portfolio of enterprise-level cloud hosting, colocation, Internet, voice and data solutions.
San Isabel Telecom provides a variety of voice and data solutions for businesses throughout Eagle County. By leveraging their own networks and their relationships with other broadband providers in the county, San Isabel has all the tools necessary to craft a unique business solution for your situation. Contact San Isabel at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 970-337-1300.
Visionary Communications offers Fiber Optic, DSL and Cable based solutions to meet a variety of business connectivity needs. Visionary’s portfolio includes Dedicated Internet Access, Private Line, Multi-Site WAN connectivity, and Hosting and email solutions as well as dedicated customer service representatives and business technicians. Contact Visionary at email@example.com or by phone at 1-877-288-8389.
Wireless Telecommunications Services
AT&T and Verizon both provide comprehensive local wireless voice and data services. Active Communications is the largest AT&T Authorized Retailer in the region, while Russell Cellular serves local Verizon wireless needs from its store in Avon. Customers with Sprint, T-Mobile or other cellphone service providers will generally find good coverage throughout eastern Eagle County but may find it lacking towards the western side of the county. That said, all carriers continue to make network upgrades on an ongoing basis.
Electricity and Natural Gas Services
Black Hills Energy is the natural gas service provider from Gypsum to Edwards through Bachelor’s Gulch. To initiate or modify your services call 888-890-5554.
Holy Cross Energy, formed in 1939, is a not-for-profit, member-owned electric cooperative utility providing electricity, energy products and related services to 55,000 consumers in western Colorado including the majority of communities in Eagle County. Holy Cross is proud to have at, or near, the lowest electric rates of all the electric Co-ops in Colorado. Holy Cross Energy is committed to sound environmental practices and aims to reach a 30% renewable energy generation mix by 2020 and 35% by 2025. To initiate or modify your services call 970-945-5491.
Xcel Energy provides both electric and natural gas services to the communities of Red Cliff and Minturn. Xcel also is the sole natural gas provider for consumers in Vail, EagleVail and Avon. Business customers contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-481-47002.
Did you know that you can purchase natural gas from someone other than the public utility, potentially saving you money and supporting the community?
Learn more by contacting SWITCH Energy Advisors.
Interstate 70 – Access to a key transportation corridor
Interstate 70 traverses the length of Eagle County providing reliable transport throughout the Vail Valley’s core trade area and efficient access to the Front Range metro area to the east and Grand Junction to the west. In the winter months it’s always prudent to plan ahead for weather events to ensure safe and efficient travel.
Eagle County Regional Airport is located in Gypsum, 35 minutes west of Vail. EGE offers all of the amenities that a big airport can, but in a much more personable setting. Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, using private aircraft or scheduled commercial flights, EGE offers the best in convenience, security and customer service. In the winter, American, Delta, United, and Air Canada provide non-stop jet service between EGE and eleven major U.S. cities as well as an international route to Toronto. In the summer, American and United Airlines connect Eagle County Airport with their hubs in Dallas/Ft.Worth, Denver, and Houston and hundreds of domestic and international cities. Multiple ground transportation and car rental companies offer travelers easy transport to their ultimate destinations.
Vail Valley Jet Center is the sole Fixed-base Operator (FBO) operating at the Eagle County Regional Airport. VVJC offers a complete line of services to visiting and based private aircraft, including customs services for private aircraft. The Jet Center is committed to providing the highest, most efficient level of service possible and was given the title of “The Ritz-Carlton of FBOs” by Aviation and Business Journal. The Jet Center has also been ranked as a top FBO by Pro Pilot and Aviation International News industry surveys for the past 10 years.
Local employees and business visitors have a number of choices for easy transit within the Vail Valley. Options include the ECOTransit and Town of Vail bus systems, a variety of shuttle and taxi services and numerous bike paths traversing amongst and between the core areas of most communities. The Eagle Valley Paved Bike Path runs from Vail to Edwards and picks up again in Wolcott to Gypsum.
ECO Transit operates a bus service between Gypsum and Vail and throughout Eagle County, including to Leadville in Lake County. 970-328-3520.
Town of Vail provides free year-round bus service throughout Vail. Buses run regularly between the eastern end of Vail Village and the western end of Lionshead. Scheduled buses to East Vail and West Vail run on a regular basis as well. Vail’s NextBus system provides real-time bus arrival information from any stop on Vail system. 970-479-2358.
Town of Vail also has a new electric bike share program.
Town of Avon’s transit system consists of two in-town shuttles, a skier shuttle for access to Beaver Creek Resort, and an evening restaurant shuttle which connects the Town of Avon and Beaver Creek Resort. Avon Station serves as a regional transit hub providing access to ECO Transit services which operate throughout the Vail Valley and into Lake County.