Primary sites meet or exceed all program requirements. Our assessments are based on a detailed list of criteria, developed with the help of Deloitte Consulting’s Real Estate and Location Strategy Practice, a partner that has tremendous experience assisting data center clients in their site selection process.
The site at Northport Industrial Park is comprised 2 parcels of land totaling 25 acres, with room for expansion to the West of the property. Utility and Fiber infrastructure relevant to data center use all currently in place proximate to the site. The Mankato-North Mankato MSA has a population of nearly 100,000 and is home to five higher education institutions with a combined annual enrollment of 26,000.
The Benton County site offers 121 acres for development 1 mile south of MN Highway 23 and 2 miles north east of the St. Cloud Regional Airport with multiple fiber optics providers offering available infrastructure within a mile of the site. The site is partially flat with no known impediments to development. The site is owned by Great River Energy. Site has 450+MW available with transmission and distribution substations on site.
The 8th Avenue site offers 23 acres of development immediately adjacent to I-94 with multiple fiber optics providers offering available infrastructure within a mile of the site. The site is flat with no known impediments to development, however, confirmation is needed through formal studies for geotechnical, wetlands and Phase I environmental review. The site consists of four parcels, owned by the Economic Development Authority of St. Cloud.
The County Rd. 75 site offers 80 acres for development ½ south of I-94 interchange with multiple fiber optics providers offering available infrastructure within a mile of the site. The site is flat with no known impediments to development. The site is owned by the Economic Development Authority of St. Cloud. Site has 5MW available with additional capacity available via upgrades to nearby substation.
The site at Centerville Rd. is comprised of 3 parcels totaling 41.8 acres, bordered by I-35 on the east and Centerville Rd on the west. Utility infrastructure relevant to data center use is proximate to the site. Fiber infrastructure is unknown at this time The site is relatively flat, but exhibits many small wetlands throughout the site and requires completion or updating of several key due diligence reports.
Funding will support economic development in Barnesville, Cottage Grove, Norwood Young America, and Ranier Grants totaling more than $560,000 were approved by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) for business expansion projects in four cities. DEED awarded the funding from its Job Creation Fund...Read More
A tube bending and manufacturing services company based in Canada will open their first U.S. facility in Cambridge. During the Cambridge City Council meeting Feb. 20, Economic Development Director Stan Gustafson explained staff has been working with Ritz Machine Works from Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada, that will be...Read More