Our mission is to provide regional leadership in a collaborative effort to facilitate job growth. The Alexandria Area is a regional center sustaining a vibrant, growing economy that is attractive to businesses and to a capable, productive workforce.
The AAEDC works with entrepreneurs and small businesses to: Successfully plan and start up Identify available facilities and land Bridge commercial financial needs Provide demographic and statistical information
The Alexandria area is a great location for businesses to grow and succeed. The area is experiencing significant growth both in terms of commercial expansion and development. This growth, partnered with the areas strong manufacturing base, regional healthcare, educational systems, and retail sales strength serves as a strong base to support a wide variety of businesses.
Want to start a business?
The West Central Minnesota Small Business Development Center (WC MN SBDC) is offering an introductory training about how to start your own business.
When: Thursday, Nov. 19th from 6:00-9:00pm
To learn more about the benefits of starting and growing your business in the Alexandria area, available land and buildings, business financial assistance and incentives, upcoming entrepreneur and small business training opportunities, or for more detailed information on assistance programs and services offered by the AAEDC and our partner organizations, contact the AAEDC
Located in the heart of Minnesota’s Lakes Area and at the intersection of key Upper Midwest transportation infrastructure routes, the Alexandria area is a great location for businesses to grow and succeed. The area is experiencing significant growth both in terms of commercial expansion and develop, and population and has been identified by Site Selection Magazine as Minnesota’s Fastest Growing Micropolitan Statistical Area in 2007 & 2009.