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Economic Development
The Right Location for Your Business
South St. Paul is a great spot to locate or expand your business in the Minneapolis / St. Paul metropolitan area, offering a great location, convenient transportation access, a variety of sites available for development, and access to all of the region’s amenities.

Convenient Access
Located along the Mississippi River, South St. Paul is just 10 minutes south of downtown St. Paul, 25 minutes from downtown Minneapolis, and directly off of Interstate 494 at the Wakota Bridge. Given its convenient access to Interstate 494 and Highway 52, proximity to downtown St. Paul, and location just 15 minutes from the Mall of America, numerous industries have found the community to be a prime location.

Airport Access
South St. Paul also boasts great airport access, starting with South St. Paul’s municipally-owned Fleming Field Airport, a non-Metropolitan Airport Commission (MAC) reliever airport which means streamlined access for general aviation. South St. Paul is just 15 minutes from the Minneapolis / St. Paul International Airport and just  five minutes from the St. Paul Downtown airport (Holman Field).

Corporate Headquarters
South St. Paul proudly hosts corporate headquarters such as Waterous Company Inc., Holtkoetter International, Destron-Fearing, and Wipaire, Inc. These companies have already discovered what we’re sure you’ll find too, that South St. Paul is the right location for business.

Relocation & Expansion Opportunities

If you are considering expanding or relocating your business, visit our Economic Development partner, Progress Plus for information on any of more than 40 available properties and building sites in South St. Paul as well as workforce, demographics, utility rates, and financing and incentive programs. Progress Plus and the City of South St. Paul are ready to assist companies to ensure their project is completed on time and on budget.
Ryan Garcia
Economic Development Manager
Ph: 651-554-3278
Fx: 651-554-3271

Peter Hellegers, AICP

City Planner
Ph: 651-554-3217
Fx: 651-554-3271

125 3rd Ave N
South St Paul, MN 55075