The City of Lone Tree boasts an innovative business environment that attracts high-tech talent and companies from around the nation. Lone Tree is home to top telecommunications companies such as Level 3 Communications, Sprint Nextel Corporation and XO Communications. In the past year, Level 3 Communications bought Lone Tree’s TW Telecom in a$5.7 billion deal, employing 1,190 workers in the city. The telecommunications and technology industry continues to drive Lone Tree’s growth with a large portion of the region's workers employed in the industry.
Major Technology & Telecommunications Employers
- Level 3 Communications
- XO Communications
Colorado’s technology and telecommunications cluster is rapidly growing and evolving, with Metro Denver’s workforce containing the third highest concentration of high-tech professionals in the country. Growing telecommunications companies have no shortage of workforce, with Colorado having the nation’s 11th-largest employment base in the Internet and telecommunications services industry.
The Denver South region where Lone Tree is located has become a hotbed for telecommunications employment in the state, accounting for 39% of employment in the nine-county region. More than 78% of these employees provide telephone communication, cable and other subscription services.