The Heart of Northern Colorado
Centerra is more than different.
Acres of open space and wetlands
PLUS students at High Plains School
Employees work at Centerra
Businesses call Centerra home
Live: Find Your Home
A community alive with a cool urban vibe. Wide-open spaces with placid lakes that captivate. The fulfillment of your aspirations offer a perfectly balanced, exceptional life.
It’s all here for you at Centerra, a progressive, planned community that fosters mindful stewardship of the nature around us.
Centerra’s tapestry of people are enriching their lives in ways big and small combined with the untouched environment to engender health and happiness.
Work: Find Opportunity
Centerra is a community of thoughtful ─ and profitable ─ businesses that value their employees and understand the fundamental characteristics that make a location exceptional.
And if Centerra is your home, you just might find a career here. With over 150 businesses, stores and eateries employing nearly 7,500 employees, including two of Larimer County’s largest employers, making a life and a living at Centerra is completely workable!
Plus, you’ll find an additional 275,000 jobs that are a 28-minute-or-less drive away.
Explore: Find Fun and Friends
Whether you’re young or old, live or work at Centerra, our cultural events, athletic activities and social opportunities will get you out and about, as will the beautiful natural environment that surrounds you.
Discover: Find Nature
Centerra is built on the intelligent stewardship of the environment. Here, nature is as much a part of what makes life exceptional as is the community of people.
High plains, wildlife, wetlands, Houts Reservoir and Equalizer Lake make up 275 acres of untouched nature within Centerra’s boundaries. And High Plains Environmental Center is there protecting the habitat and teaching you and your family about the plants and animals that live here.
Centerra is fortunate to be nestled within the remarkable Loveland/Fort Collins area that, over and over again, has been named one of the best places in the country for everyone from young families to retirees as well as for its vibrant economy that sustains businesses and job growth.
Meet Kelley Driscoll. With a passion for nature, she moved to Northern Colorado after college looking to work at an environmental non-profit. Now almost five years later, Kelley is the Community Services Coordinator at High Plains Environmental Center and passionately connects and educates the Centerra community about wildlife, plants and stewardship. Read on to hear more about her story.
Meet Ashlyn and Tanner Highfill. They set out to find not only the perfect house, but also the perfect community to raise a future family. Once they found The Lakes at Centerra, they finally felt at home and life began to fall into place. Read on to hear more about their journey to find a forever home.