Learn more about the Lakes Region area.

The Lakes Region features small communities with local economies that rely primarily on seasonal tourism traffic. Retail stores and service-related businesses comprise the majority of commercial development. Resources are also available to support light industrial and a variety of other types of businesses.


  • Small towns with a variety of companies, lake living, friendly business approach
  • Job growth priority for cities while preserving quality of life
  • Back office, professional, and light industrial businesses
  • Skilled and educated workforce from 30-mile radius
  • Business parks, existing buildings, available land
  • State-of-the-art telecommunications systems, investments in infrastructure
  • Quaint retail shops, abundant outdoor recreation, strong public schools, tourism


For information regarding the Crosslake area visit Crosslake Economic Develpment Authority (EDA)