Why Minneapolis

Understand why Minneapolis is the right place for your business

Open Your Business in Minneapolis

Whether you are relocating, opening a new location, or just starting out - Minneapolis is a great place to do business. Use the tools below to learn more about why Minneapolis is the right place for you.

A dozen reasons to choose the Minneapolis metro
Look at data on Minnesota's economy
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership
Minneapolis-Saint Paul other major metropolitan areas
Meet Minneapolis Convention and Visitor Information

Small Business Team

The Small Business Team is here to make it easy for you to successfully start, sustain, and grow your business in Minneapolis. Our staff can assist you in navigating City permitting and licensing processes, connect you to relevant resources and supports, and answer your questions about regulations and requirements.

Small Business Team

Community Planning & Economic Development

Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) oversees, coordinates and streamlines all City planning and development activity. If you are looking to relocate or expand your business to Minneapolis, CPED has a variety of tools and resources to assist you.

Tabitha Fischer