An industrial hub
2 Oct 2017
Elk River is sometimes considered “The Light Industrial Hub of the Northwest Metro” because it’s home to more than 60 manufacturing facilities with a diverse range of products, from custom-made plastic and metal parts to beverages.
The city has a strong workforce of educated young people. And it’s convenient location just 35 miles from the Twin Cities is a boon to business. In addition to major highways running through town, Elk River has a commuter rail with easy access to Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Lots zoned for light industrial and manufacturing are available. Assistance with financing may be available for qualified businesses.
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