Kandiyohi County Economic Development in Willmar Minnesota

Address and phone number for Kandiyohi County Economic Development, an Economic Development Agency, at 20th Street Southeast, Willmar MN.


Name
Kandiyohi County Economic Development
Address
222 20th Street Southeast, Willmar, Minnesota, 56201
Phone
320-235-7370

About the Kandiyohi County Economic Development

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

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

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

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

Economic Development Grants & Loans

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

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

Contact the Kandiyohi County Economic Development

You may contact the Kandiyohi County Economic Development by calling 320-235-7370, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Kandiyohi County Economic Development, 222 20th Street Southeast, Willmar, Minnesota, 56201.


Map of Kandiyohi County Economic Development in Willmar Minnesota


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