Granite Falls Economic Development in Granite Falls Minnesota

Address and phone number for Granite Falls Economic Development, an Economic Development Agency, at 9th Avenue, Granite Falls MN.

Granite Falls Economic Development
163 9th Avenue, Granite Falls, Minnesota, 56241

About the Granite Falls Economic Development

The Granite Falls Economic Development, located in Granite Falls, MN, is a government agency that promotes business activity and development in the Yellow Medicine 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 Granite Falls. The EDA also offers small business support programs and land development programs.

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

The Economic Development Office promotes the Yellow Medicine County area for business development, highlighting Granite Falls as a favorable location to do business. The EDA works closely with Yellow Medicine 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 Yellow Medicine 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 Granite Falls, MN

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

Economic Development Grants & Loans

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

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

Contact the Granite Falls Economic Development

You may contact the Granite Falls Economic Development by calling 320-564-2255, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Granite Falls Economic Development, 163 9th Avenue, Granite Falls, Minnesota, 56241.

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