The Entrepreneur Fund has financing and assistance available to businesses in Pine, Kanabec & Mille Lacs Counties. Find out more online at


It’s time to start on planning to start your own business! No need to go out – meet with a MN Small Business Development Center (SBDC) counselor over the phone or online free of charge to get going on your […]


The ECRDC Revolving Loan Fund can assist new, expanding or relocating businesses in Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs & Pine Counties. Call us at (320) 679-4065 #43 to get started!

Property of the Week

East Central MN Property of the Week: Commercial building in downtown Cambridge.

Opportunity Zones

Opportunity Zones (OZs) are the hottest new tool for economic development & business growth – EAST CENTRAL MN HAS 9 OZs!!!  We have shovel-ready certified building sites, great transportation infrastructure, first-rate workforce & connections to investors.

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Great River Energy has a variety of programs to help finance growing businesses in their coverage area. Call Jeff Borling at (218) 355-8088 to get things started.

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Rail Access

BNSF and the St. Croix Valley Railroads service East Central MN, and rail served sites are available for development. For more info, please contact us at (320) 679-4065 #29.

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