Perham Economic Development in Perham Minnesota

Address and phone number for Perham Economic Development, an Economic Development Agency, at 2nd Avenue Northeast, Perham MN.

Perham Economic Development
125 2nd Avenue Northeast, Perham, Minnesota, 56573

About the Perham Economic Development

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

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

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

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

Economic Development Grants & Loans

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

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

Contact the Perham Economic Development

You may contact the Perham Economic Development by calling 218-346-4455, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Perham Economic Development, 125 2nd Avenue Northeast, Perham, Minnesota, 56573.

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