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The City of Centennial’s diverse business base generates healthy revenue and encourages ongoing revitalization through thoughtful and responsible development. The information below outlines the top industries, employers and retailers that make up Centennial. 

Top Industries
  • Professional and Business Services
  • Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate
  • Education and Healthcare
  • Leisure & Hospitality
  • Construction
  • Wholesale Trade
  • Information

 Sources: Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; Gruen Gruen + Associates.

Industry Clusters Within Centennial

The composition of the local employment base differs from that of the region. The graph below compares the employment mix within Centennial to the regional Metro Denver economy.


Top 25 Employers
  1. Comcast Corporation
  2. United Healthcare
  3. United Launch Alliance (ULA)
  4. Oppenheimer Funds
  5. Arrow Electronics
  6. Nordstrom Credit Inc.
  7. Sierra Nevada Corporation
  8. US Foods
  9. Pearson eCollege
  10. Saunders Construction
  11. SEAKR Engineering
  12. Allosource
  13. Zillow
  14. Travelport
  15. Standard & Poor's (McGraw-Hill Companies)
  16. Oracle + NetSuite
  17. National CineMedia
  18. Cochlear Americas
  19. Optum
  20. Haselden Construction LLC
  21. Stolle Machinery
  22. Elavon
  23. Performance Food Group
  24. Cisco
  25. Leidos


Source: Development Research Partners, April 2017

Top 25 Sales Tax Producers
  1. IKEA
  2. Xcel Energy
  3. Wal-Mart #3313
  4. Topgolf Centennial
  5. Worldwide Technology, Inc
  6. Verizon Wireless
  7. REI
  8. Amazon.Com LLC
  9. Autonation Toyota Scion Arapahoe
  10. Best Buy #1171
  11. Trace3
  12. Macys
  13. Trice Jewelers, Inc
  14. Viewhouse II Corporation
  15. Qwest Corporation
  16. Embassy Suites Denver-Tech Center
  17. Groove Ford
  18. Burt Kuni Honda
  19. King Soopers #16
  20. Tagawa Garden Center
  21. Jared Galleria Of Jewelry #0482
  22. Centurylink Communications, LLC
  23. A T & T Mobility
  24. Whole Foods Market
  25. CISCO Systems, Inc.
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