Blooming Prairie Economic Development in Blooming Prairie Minnesota

Address and phone number for Blooming Prairie Economic Development, an Economic Development Agency, at Highway Avenue South, Blooming Prairie MN.

Blooming Prairie Economic Development
138 Highway Avenue South, Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, 55917

About the Blooming Prairie Economic Development

The Blooming Prairie Economic Development, located in Blooming Prairie, MN, is a government agency that promotes business activity and development in the Steele 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 Blooming Prairie. The EDA also offers small business support programs and land development programs.

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

The Economic Development Office promotes the Steele County area for business development, highlighting Blooming Prairie as a favorable location to do business. The EDA works closely with Steele 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 Steele 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 Blooming Prairie, MN

In Blooming Prairie, 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 Blooming Prairie Economic Development maintains an inventory of available commercial land and commercial building space in Blooming Prairie 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 Steele County permitting requirements, and connect small businesses with bidding opportunities for government contracts.

Economic Development Grants & Loans

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

Steele 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 Steele County level, or the Blooming Prairie level. The Economic Development Office offers tax incentives or tax abatements on the theory that new businesses or expanding businesses generate job opportunities in Steele County and thus increase the tax base.

Contact the Blooming Prairie Economic Development

You may contact the Blooming Prairie Economic Development by calling 507-583-4472, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Blooming Prairie Economic Development, 138 Highway Avenue South, Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, 55917.

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