Acres of open space and wetlands
PLUS students at High Plains School
Employees work at Centerra
Businesses call Centerra home
Live: Find Your Home
Centerra is the region’s favorite place for dining, shopping and entertainment. But it’s also home to, well, homes. In fact, some of the most beautifully situated new homes in all of Northern Colorado.
Say hello to The Lakes, where you’ll find a variety of distinctive new homes in a neighborhood with (surprise, surprise) two big lakes. A meandering trail network. Places to swim and hang out with friends. An excellent neighborhood school. And the gardens, orchards and activities of the one-of-a-kind High Plains Environmental Center.
Fabulous flats. There are lots of ways to live in Centerra, including condominiums and apartments that bring you close to the shops, eateries, art and entertainment of this bustling regional hub.
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 Lois Hart: experienced gardener, leadership consultant, author and resident ambassador for The Lakes at Centerra truly puts her heart into our Sweetheart City.
Meet Sara Turner. She moved to Loveland, Colorado eight years ago in search of something that would combine two of her greatest passions: marketing and painting. Enter Studio Vino – it was truly a dream come true! After just one year of working at the studio, she bought the company from its previous owners and hasn’t looked back since. Read on to learn more about her story.
Meet Jim Tolstrup, Executive Director of High Plains Environmental Center. Jim joined the team in 2007 and has worked tirelessly toward the center’s goals ever since. He played a huge role in getting Centerra designated as Colorado’s first Certified Community Wildlife Habitat in 2018 and hasn’t stopped there. Read on to learn more about Jim and the positive impact High Plains Environmental Center is having on Centerra and the Loveland community.