Washington County, MN is the 3rd fastest growing county in Minnesota!

Washington County is growing and open for businesses, investors and families to participate in the area’s success. Opportunities are plentiful in the East Metro for large corporations and enterprising small businesses to young professionals and families.

Businesses can choose from an abundance of affordable land ranging from 5 to 300 acres, all with access to Minneapolis and St. Paul with less traffic than in the West Metro. Plus, Washington County has a highly-educated and growing labor pool. More than 100,000 people leave the county for work every day, many of whom would prefer to work closer to home for relocating businesses. With available financial incentives and a business loan fund, businesses of all sizes can access the resources they need to grow in Washington County.

Residents who have found local careers quickly learn that the East Metro offers the best life that urban and rural communities can offer. Many diverse and beautiful communities are 15 minutes from the MSP International Airport and 10 minutes from downtown St. Paul. The stunning St. Croix River and Mississippi River offer an idyllic backdrop for living amidst panoramic natural beauty and year-round recreation opportunities. Parents know their children will receive a quality education at several excellent schools in affordable and safe communities.  

The Washington County Community Development Agency is the go-to resource for business leaders, site selectors and individuals interested in relocating to Washington County. Contact us today for the information, incentives, technical assistance, development opportunities or connections with individual communities to meet your needs!