Business location

Identify available properties.

Connect with Minneapolis Zoning

To check whether your business is allowed at a certain site, look at the Minneapolis zoning maps. Once you have identified a property, remember to check with Minneapolis zoning staff before signing a lease to be certain your business type is allowed in that location.

See Zoning Maps

Contact Minneapolis Development Service Center

Online commercial property search

Use these online tools to search commercial and industrial properties that are for sale and lease.

Minnesota Commercial Association of Real Estate

LoopNet Commercial Real Estate

Neighborhood business associations

Neighborhood business associations are a great resource when trying to identify a potential location for your business. Connect with Minneapolis neighborhood business associations to learn more about various neighborhoods and potentially available properties.

See Resources

Keeping your business safe

Public safety is an important consideration for business owners and customers alike. As you choose your location, make sure you have a plan in mind for ensuring the safety of your business, employees, and customers. If you have questions about the best ways to approach safety for your business location, you can speak with a Minneapolis Crime Prevention Specialist. They will review your safety plan with you and answer any questions you may have.

Find your neighborhood Crime Prevention Specialist

City support

If you are looking to relocate or expand your business to Minneapolis, Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) has a variety of tools and resources to assist you with selecting a site.

Contact CPED

Contact us

Small Business Team

Community Planning & Economic Development




Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 320
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Minneapolis Development Review

Community Planning & Economic Development


Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 220
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Service Center hours
Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Tabitha Fischer

Community Planning and Economic Development 


Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 320
Minneapolis, MN 55415