landscape photo of the Denver Premium Outlets in Thornton, Colorado

Businesses in Thornton

Only half built-out, Thornton has over 1,400 acres of greenfield sites ready for development. With over $375 million in quality development recently opened or started along the I-25 corridor, the city is experiencing unprecedented growth. Our central location at the center of Denver's transportation network lends us all the amenities of the Metro area and a workforce of over 3 million to draw from. Ongoing infrastructure improvement projects ensure the city is ready for further development now and in the future.

​New Business in Thornton

Recent Openings/Expansions

Alliance Business Assistance Center - The Alliance Business Assistance Center is a service of Thornton Economic Development. It is a consortium of private, public and non-profit small business resource providers working together under one roof to support local businesses. The center provides completely free technical assistance and services in both English and Spanish for entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses. They also provide business grants, free meeting and co-working space, counseling, education, workshops, and on-site use of technology, laptops, WiFi and Zoom. For more information, call 720-674-3547 or email 550 E Thornton Parkway #170.

King Soopers Marketplace - Opened in 2023. King Soopers Marketplace is at 136th Ave & Quebec St. In addition to food, Marketplace locations also sell apparel, home goods, and more.

Sashco - Sashco is a caulking and adhesives manufacturing company that brought more than 150 jobs to a 121,000 SF facility at the 25 N Business Park southeast of the interchange of I-25 and E-470.

Meati Foods - Meati Foods creates high-quality, meat-free, unprocessed items from mycelium, the muscular root structure of mushrooms. They have over 150 employees and began manufacturing operations at the 25 N Business Park in 2023.

Dutch Bros - Dutch Bros is a drive-through coffee chain selling killer coffee, blended drinks, iced or hot, and energy drinks. The second Thornton location now open near 138th Ave & Colorado Blvd. 3rd location now open in Larkridge Shopping Center. 

Bopp Kitchen - Asian Fusion, chef-led restaurant that seeks to enrich the community by being closed the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month for community outreach projects. 5883 E 128th Ave.

Creekside Premier Dental - Now open at 6920 E 128th Ave Suite 160.

Solid Power - Solid Power manufactures batteries for electric vehicles. They bring approximately 100 jobs to the 25 N Business Park.

My Salon Suite - My Salon Suite provides space for salon professionals to operate their own individual salons under one roof. Located at 12840 Holly St #120.

Amplify Aesthetics - Skincare and wellness, based on good science is the foundation of Amplify Aesthetics' business model. Located at 13762 Colorado Blvd #154.

Geico Local Office - Now open at 550 E Thornton Pkwy #218. 

Hot Pot Spot - This Chinese/Asian infusion hot pot restaurant is now open near 136th Ave and I-25.

Spruce Health Group - Integrated healthcare practice dedicated to helping people live their best active lives. New location now open at 9195 Grant St.

Advance Auto Parts - New location now open at 12975 Quebec St.

Mom's House Learning Center - Provides care for infants through preschoolers. Located at 2650 E 120th Ave.

Forge NanoLocated in the Ascent Solar Building near 120th Ave & Washington St, Forge Nano designs and manufactures nano-technology coatings for various commercial uses. They brought 45 primary jobs to Thornton. 

Sturgeon ElectricSturgeon provides electrical construction services. They currently occupy 15,000 SF of space in the Avaya building at 120th Ave & Grant St. Sturgeon provides Thornton with 70 primary jobs. 

Amazon Delivery CenterAmazon recently moved into the new North Washington Commerce Center at 128th Ave & Washington St. They have 400 employees, mostly drivers of Amazon vans for last mile delivery.

25 N Business ParkThis business park currently has 3 Class A light industrial buildings available at around 350,000 SF.  All 100% leased, phase 2 began in 2022 with a planned total of an additional 600,000 SF of Class A space at full build out of the park Owned by EverWest and Invesco.

North Washington Commerce Center - This business park has an existing 150,000 SF Class A building that is fully occupied (Amazon Delivery) and has constructed 2 additional buildings on the site for a total build-out of over 430,000 SF of space.  The new buildings went vertical in 2022 and were built on a spec basis and are working with tenants to finalize opportunities.

Murphy Company - Murphy Company is a mechanical contractor delivering solutions to commercial, industrial and institutional markets. Located near 128th Ave & Washington St and employs 150 people. 

In-N-Out Burger - Established in 1948, In-N-Out Burger is an American regional chain of fast-food restaurants with over 350 locations. Now open next to the Denver Premium Outlets and Raising Cane's at 136th Ave & I-25.

Raisin' Cane's - An American fast-food chain specializing in chicken fingers located at 201 E 135th Avenue.

Marie's Taqueria - One of Thornton's favorites, Marie's Taqueria & Sweets, opened its second location in the Denver Premium Outlets Food Pavilion.

Air Squared Manufacturing - Air Squared brings approximately 100 new jobs to Thornton. They engineer and manufacture parts for medical devices, aerospace, hydrogen fuel cells, and electric vehicles.

Tiendita de mi Tierra - Perla, the owner of Tiendita, offers authentic products (food, clothing, toys, and more) from Mexico so community members can feel like they are home and remember their childhood. Located in the Mission Trace Shopping Center at 120th Ave & Colorado Blvd.

Coming Soon

Chicken N PickleChicken N Pickle is a unique, indoor/outdoor entertainment complex featuring food, drinks, pickle ball courts, event space, and more. Coming 2024 to The Grove Shopping Center at 144th Ave & I-25.

Crumbl CookiesOpening a second location soon at 9770 Washington St.

I.C. BrewhouseI.C. Brewhouse is a neighborhood gathering place that offers local brews, cocktails, and food, and plenty of TVs to watch your favorite teams. Estimated to open in 2023 in a 30,000 SF residential/commercial project behind Cabela's in the Grove Shopping Center.

Innovate 25 Business CampusBrennan Development has begun construction on the Innovate 25 Business Campus development at the NW corner of 126th Ave and Washington St. This employment campus will consist of 3 buildings totaling approximately 300,000 SF.

Ziggi's CoffeeNew location coming soon to 128th Ave & Quebec St.

Living SpacesThe mission of Living Spaces is to help everyone with any budget create a more comfortable and beautiful home. Coming in 2023 to the former Sears in Larkridge Shopping Center at Hwy 7 & I-25.

25 Commerce Park25 Commerce Park is a 456,400-square-foot Class A industrial park that will be located at the SW corner of 152nd and Washington. The park, owned by Confluent Development, will feature three buildings and will begin construction in 2023.

Amann USASigned a lease for around 46,000 SF at the 25 N. Business Park Development. Amann makes premium threads and yarn for various industries (  This operation will be primarily office and distribution with some innovation lab space and employ over 35 people.

K1 SpeedThis indoor go-kart racing location allows individuals to race every day of the year, regardless of weather…rain, snow, sleet, or blistering heat! Coming soon to the Larkridge Shopping Center.

SNÖBAHN - Indoor ski and snowboard center for all ages from early learners to the most advanced technical athletes.  Coming soon to The Grove Shopping Center at 144th Ave & I-25.

King Soopers MarketplaceAdditional retail will soon include SCL Medical Office Building, Heartland Dental, Sherwin Williams and Bank of America. Coming soon to the opposite corner are retailers CVS Pharmacy and Murphy Oil.