DEED Tracked 226 Business Expansion Projects in 2018
27 May 2019
Agralite Arrowhead BENCO Brown Connexus Light and Power Crow Wing Dakota East Central Federated Goodhue Itasca Kandiyohi Lake Country Lake Region McLeod Meeker Mille Lacs Minnesota Valley Nobles North Itasca Redwood Runestone South Central Stearns Electric Steele Todd Wright Hennepin
They represent at least 8,829 new jobs and $2.4 billion in new investment
ST. PAUL – Minnesota had 226 business expansion projects in 2018 – up from 187 the previous year, according to tracking by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), based on publicly announced expansions.
While complete data is not available for all of the projects, these expansions represent at least 8,829 new jobs and 1,672 retained jobs. They also reflect new investment of at least $2.4 billion and over 7.5 million square feet.