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Are you thinking about listing your commercial real estate or land? Our economic development team has its finger on the pulse of all things business in Scott County. We often know about potential businesses looking to locate to our county before the information is public, and we appreciate the partnerships...

FAST-TRACK Challenge

Do you have the next great idea? And are you an entrepreneur in Scott County? Then you should hear about the FAST-TRACK Challenge! Community members, entrepreneurs, professionals, and students compete to launch breakthrough inventions and business ideas to win critical resources and move their concept to the next level. Much...

South Metro SCORE

South Metro SCORE is part of the national nonprofit SCORE Association dedicated to entrepreneurial education and the formation, growth, and success of the nation’s small businesses. The volunteer counselors are working or retired business owners, executives, and corporate leaders. They provide free and confidential business counseling tailored to meet the...

Scott County Workforce

An estimated 65% of Scott County workers currently commute beyond our borders, facing an average 26.4-minute commute or more each way, each day. By locating in Scott County, employers have access to a ready, local workforce and talent pool that is motivated to reduce their commute times. Scott County Employment...

Technology Village

Technology Village, located in Prior Lake City Hall, is a business accelerator program open to all Scott County residents that provides program participants with an attractive lease, furnished offices, development assistance, guidance from experienced business professionals, shared conference rooms and office equipment, networking opportunities with other entrepreneurs and community organizations,...

Business Incentives & Programs

Elected and appointed officials in each community are committed to facilitating economic development efforts that will help strengthen the county. While each jurisdiction’s policies are different and priorities are unique, they share a common culture of making projects happen. A variety of financing tools are available to businesses looking to...

Revolving/Low-Interest Loans

Communities Available: Belle Plaine, Jordan, New Prague, Prior Lake, Savage, Shakopee The purpose of the Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) is to establish a low interest loan program to provide the capability and incentive for owners and tenants of new and existing businesses to upgrade the appearance, structural condition, and operating...

Scott County Major Employers

Scott County has a blend of everything from start-up and locally-owned businesses as well as Fortune 500 employers, such as Amazon and Shutterfly. With diverse industries such as health care, gaming and entertainment, and manufacturing, we got it all. Check out a list of our major employers below. Employer Number...

Land Opportunities

Our cities have a number of development and redevelopment opportunities throughout our county. Provided below are key properties that are a priority of Scott County communities, providing a catalyst for growth and creating jobs for our citizens. Not seeing what you’re looking for? Have a question about a property? We’re...