Big Lake Economic Development in Big Lake Minnesota

Address and phone number for Big Lake Economic Development, an Economic Development Agency, at Lake Street North, Big Lake MN.


Name
Big Lake Economic Development
Address
160 Lake Street North, Big Lake, Minnesota, 55309
Phone
763-263-2107

About the Big Lake Economic Development

The Big Lake Economic Development, located in Big Lake, MN, is a government agency that promotes business activity and development in the Sherburne County area. The Economic Development Agency (EDA) attracts and retains business, promotes development to increase employment and the tax base, and encourages a thriving economic environment in Big Lake. The EDA also offers small business support programs and land development programs.

You may contact the Economic Development Office for questions about:
  • Big Lake Economic Development programs and services
  • City and community development
  • Job creation, training, and workforce development
  • Sherburne County Economic Development funds
  • EDA grants and funding
Big Lake Business and Workforce Development

The Economic Development Office promotes the Sherburne County area for business development, highlighting Big Lake as a favorable location to do business. The EDA works closely with Sherburne County Chambers of Commerce and business groups to market the region for business development. To promote business, the EDA creates marketing materials, creates promotional advertising, and organizes Sherburne County business expos. In addition to business development, the Economic Development Office promotes workforce development through job creation programs and training opportunities.

Land Development Programs in Big Lake, MN

In Big Lake, the Economic Development Center seeks developers for undeveloped land or areas in need of redevelopment. They market development opportunities and identify obstacles to development, such as site contamination or a lack of funding. The Big Lake Economic Development maintains an inventory of available commercial land and commercial building space in Big Lake to match developers, landlords, and business owners with prime locations.

Small Business Support Programs

As part of its business development agenda, the Economic Development Agency offers small business support programs. These programs provide ombudsmen services, support small businesses with licensing and Sherburne County permitting requirements, and connect small businesses with bidding opportunities for government contracts.

Economic Development Grants & Loans

The Economic Development Office administers Sherburne County grants and loans. These include Brownfield Redevelopment grants, facade improvement grants, and Sherburne County public improvement grants. Businesses can also qualify for Sherburne County loan programs, often with below-market interest rates and less stringent credit requirements than business loans from traditional financing institutions.

Sherburne County Tax Incentives

In Minnesota, the Economic Development Corporation administers tax incentives for businesses that expand or relocate within the jurisdiction. Funding for tax incentives may come from the Minnesota state level, the Sherburne County level, or the Big Lake level. The Economic Development Office offers tax incentives or tax abatements on the theory that new businesses or expanding businesses generate job opportunities in Sherburne County and thus increase the tax base.

Contact the Big Lake Economic Development

You may contact the Big Lake Economic Development by calling 763-263-2107, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Big Lake Economic Development, 160 Lake Street North, Big Lake, Minnesota, 55309.


Map of Big Lake Economic Development in Big Lake Minnesota


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