The Alexandria, MN region is one of the fastest growing communities in Minnesota. In addition to the strong and diverse local economy featuring manufacturing, healthcare, education, service, retail, and tourism, the region features a quality of life and access to infrastructure that few micropolitan communities (populations of 10,000-50,000) can rival. 

The Alexandria region is a progressive, business-friendly community and we welcome you to join us.  The region is an excellent place to live, work and do business - dig deeper within this site to learn more!
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Regional Job Opportunities

The Alexandria, MN regional community is home to a wide variety of businesses which creates a diverse job market.  To view information on current openings with regional manufacturing and healthcare companies (and other companies), click on the link below.



For more information on Alexandria Technical & Community College's Manufacturing Boot Camp training opportunities, click on these links: Manufacturing Boot Camp   

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Economic Indicators

The Alexandria/Douglas County Area is home to a variety of industry clusters that make up a well-balanced economic environment. The strong local economy in combination with a skilled workforce, attractive natural environment, and exceptional transportation accessibility continues to encourage growth throughout the region.

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Available Land/Buildings

The Alexandria area and Douglas County features a wide variety of commercial land and buildings available for sale or lease. Contact the AAEDC or listed property representatives with any questions you may have about these listings.


A variety of events available throughout the area.



The AAEDC is hiring a Marketing Coordinator. The ideal candidate should have a general knowledge of economic development and have excellent communication skills. This position will be responsible for handling a wide-variety of duties and responsibilities, including website maintenance, publication production, ad creation, marketing plan development and execution, event coordination and some office administrative duties. For a full job description, see



The AAEDC is hiring a Community & Workforce Development Coordinator. This position coordinates the relationships between business, local units of government, school districts, and colleges as it relates to community and workforce development. For a full job description, please see



To be considered for a position, please return your resume by Friday, April 10th to:

Executive Director

324 Broadway, Suite 101

Alexandria, MN 56308


Top Micropolitan


Site Selection Magazine released its "Top Metros and Top Micropolitans" list and Alexandria was listed as the Top Micropolitan in Minnesota, and 6th overall in the nation. 


Communities were ranked based upon the number of qualifying significant commercial construction/expansion projects.         




Alexandria Regional Manufacturing Companies

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