Economic Development Information for Developers

Why Choose Edina?

Centrally located in Twin Cities metro area with easy access

  • 6 miles from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
  • 10 miles from downtown Minneapolis
  • Along Minnesota State Highways 62 and 100, U.S. Highway 169 and Interstate Highway 494
  • Served by several Metro Transit bus routes 

Destination community

  • Edina Public Schools are ranked among the best in the nation
  • Award-winning park system

Top-rated municipal government

  • AAA bond rating
  • Dedicated Economic Development division


Thriving business clusters dot the City, from the popular retail centers to health care and professional office complexes to light industrial facilities. Major employers based in Edina include:

  • BI Worldwide
  • Dow/FilmTec Corporation
  • Edina Realty
  • Jerry's Enterprises
  • Lunds & Byerlys
  • M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital

Constant Improvement

One of the City's goals is to create a diverse and dynamic economy through the incubation of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses. To achieve that goal, the City provides a variety of tools and resources for Edina's business community to prosper.