May 4, 2012 - City Manager approves business incentive for Salewa
City Manager approves business incentive for Salewa
City Manager Jane S. Brautigam has approved a flexible rebate application for Boulder-based Salewa for up to $10,000 in rebates. The rebates were authorized for sales and use taxes, and permit-related fees.
“Salewa North America’s new downtown
The flexible rebate program is one of the city’s business incentives, covering a wide range of fees, equipment and construction use taxes. Under this program, the city manager may consider a specific incentive package for tax and fee rebates to meet a company’s specific needs. The company is then eligible for the rebate after it has made its investment and paid the taxes or fees to the city.
Salewa is the North American headquarters of the Italian outdoor equipment company whose primary brands include Salewa, Dynafit, and Pomoca. Established in 2006, Salewa North America moved its headquarters to
Chris Sword, president of Salewa North America, is excited about the business, and its ability to grow and prosper in
“For an active, fast-growing, high-end innovative gear company like ours,
The flexible rebate program uses social, community, and environmental sustainability guidelines. Companies choose the guidelines that best fit their circumstances, but must meet minimum requirements in order to receive the rebate. Salewa has met the requirements and, of note, Salewa’s new facility features a downtown location, and shower and changing facilities. The company also participates in the
Salewa’s flexible rebate application is one of six submitted to the city in late 2011. All 2011 applications have been approved. The city’s approved 2012 budget includes $350,000 in funding for 2012 flexible tax and fee rebates for primary employers.
For more information about the city’s economic vitality program, go to www.bouldercolorado.gov, click on "Business," or call Liz Hanson at
Last Updated on Friday, 15 June 2012 07:47