Economic Development

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Rice County...
A Community Working For Growth And Opportunity

Business and commercial success in Rice County dates back to 1844, and keeps moving forward. Some of the positive attributes of a Rice County location include:

Dynamic Workforce

A large skilled and diverse labor pool known for its strong “Midwest work ethic”

Strong Business Environment

Rice County promotes and is committed to a strong, pro-business environment

Proximity to the Twin cities

The Twin cities are within 30-40 minutes and easily accessed from various transportation routes


Among the lowest commercial and residential real estate taxes in Minnesota

Property Rich

A great supply of land is available for development

Rice County is committed to economic development and assisting with your development needs. Contact the Economic Development Office for the following economic development services:

  • Site Selection
  • Market Information
  • Financial Resources
  • Business Assistance
  • Creative Business Solutions



Faribault Phone: 
507-645-9576 / 507-744-5185
TDD Phone: 
320 Third Street NW
Faribault, MN 55021
Economic Development
Economic Development Coordinator

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