Economic Development Guidance

Here you'll find publications focused on economic development, geared especially toward local government officials and economic development professionals.

Economic Development Resource Guide
A guide to all the programs and services for businesses and communities offered by DEED, including financing programs, tax credits, expansion and relocation incentives, and more.

Economic Development Authority Handbook
Written with local economic development professionals and elected officials in mind, this handbook provides deep background on the formation, operation and powers of local economic development authorities.

Minnesota Economic Development Toolbox
Learn about all the business and community development programs, services and expertise available to help Minnesota companies start strong and stay strong, and to help Minnesota communities grow and prosper.

Industry Fact Sheets
Fact sheets and special reports that provide an overview of some of Minnesota's core industries.

Agency and Program Fact Sheets
Information outlining key services offered by DEED.

Regular updates and insights on topics of special importance.