The Low~Down!

Get the low-down on recent developments happening in Chisago County

Commercial Property of the month:

 Taylors Falls Redevelopment Site

This beautiful site is located in charming, historic downtown Taylors Falls. Having full municipal utilities in place makes this commercial site a no-brainer! The city is open to offers on this land and have finance incentive programs available. It is located downtown and only 50 miles north of the Twin Cities.

For more information on the Taylors Falls Redevelopment Site, click here

Manufacturing in Minnesota: How is it doing?

The HRA-EDA attended the MN State of Manufacturing presentation lead by Bob Kill, President and CEO of Enterprise Minnesota. He shared the results of the 15th annual State of Manufacturing survey, which revealed the latest trends in the Minnesota manufacturing industry including workforce, supply chain, economic confidence, and more.

Not only did attendees discover the survey insights and learn about the major issues impacting the industry, but it was a great networking opportunity for manufacturers and affiliates, including educators, elected officials, economic development professionals, foundations and members of the media.

Find the full results and learn more about the State of Manufacturing® survey.


This event was sponsored by the Initiative Foundation who continue to make a difference in Central Minnesota.

Industrial Development Forgivable Loan Program Now Available!


The Chisago County Forgivable Industrial Development Loan was created to incent development in the Business Parks within the county.


For more information please email nancy@chisagocounty.org or call 651-674-5664.

Real Estate Journal: Affordable Housing Conference


Cathy Bennett, a board member of the Chisago County HRA-EDA, did a great job presenting at the Real Estate Journal event on Affordable Housing on Wednesday, December 13th. She educated attendees on the issues, needs and progress with affordable housing development in the Twin Cities and surrounding areas. Cathy also shared information around Chisago County and things we are doing at the HRA-EDA in attempt to attract new housing development.

Check out our housing resources including our housing trust fund for affordable housing projects:


Looking for a last minute gift?!


Don't forget to support your local businesses and shop local during the holiday season!

We do it all - Big or Small!


At the Chisago County HRA-EDA we offer business consulting as a Small Business Development Center satellite office of the North Central SBDC District office.

What does that mean? Click here for full details and to register for free services.

International Award Winner Located Chisago County.


Rosenbauer America, located in Wyoming were the recipients of the 2023 Governor's International Trade Award. They were acknowledged by Governor Walz for exceptional progress and success in exports to foreign markets. View full article here.


Congratulations Rosenbauer America!


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Issue: December 20, 2023