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.



Registration is now open for the Twelfth Annual West Central Minnesota Employment Law Update to be held Thursday, June 11, 2015.


The event is sponsored by West Central Minnesota SHRM, and it will be held at Alexandria Technical and Community College. For a registration form, see here



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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