Entrepreneurial Opportunities  

Clarkdale is community that is focused on sustainability and growth. All community members, whether residents or business owners, have a voice in the future of Clarkdale. Many opportunities exist to contribute to the sustainable community envisioned by all. Should you have an interest in entrepreneurship, Clarkdale is truly one of the most collaborative, nurturing towns to consider starting your business. Entrepreneurial options that have identified with a need and would be expected to thrive in the community include:


hotel lodging 

Clarkdale has a unique opportunity to provide affordable lodging to millions of annual tourists visiting nearby Sedona - a mere 15 mile drive from our community. Properties available immediately!  


full service breakfast café 

Clarkdale residents and visitors alike are starving for a local, sit-down cafe! Nourish our 90,000/year Verde Valley Railway visitors while they wait for their train to arrive, or provide a social spot for locals to gather with friends.


salon services 

After long days of event organization and historic restoration, our Clarkdale residents have to drive to the neighboring community of Cottonwood to get pampered. A full-service salon providing hair, nails and other spa services in Clarkdale would thrive!


bike shop/outdoor recreation supply  

We’re surrounded by so many amazing outdoor activities in Clarkdale, and yet there's no place to buy or service a bike or kayak! People are coming to enjoy our outdoors from all over the region, so a great opportunity recreational retail awaits!