Economic Development

The City of Edina is the premiere place for living, learning, raising families and doing business. Edina's business community is thriving, from Edina's downtown at 50th & France to the bustling Grandview and Southdale Districts.

Ideal Location

Edina, a first-ring Minneapolis suburb, is conveniently located in the southwest metro and is connected to the entire region, providing easy access for customers, employees and deliveries.

  • 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. 


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

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

Redevelopment Districts

Prosperity has not happened by chance in Edina. Over the years, the City has established several redevelopment districts to achieve outstanding success working in the spirit of public-private cooperation. Examples include Centennial Lakes Park and Edinborough Park.

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 tools and resources for Edina's business community to prosper.