Located in the heart of Minnesota’s Lakes Area and at the intersection of key Upper Midwest transportation infrastructure routes, the Alexandria area is a great location for businesses to grow and succeed. The area is experiencing significant growth both in terms of commercial expansion and development. Our population and has been identified by Site Selection Magazine as Minnesota’s Fastest Growing Micropolitan Statistical Area for 4 years as well as the 6th fastest growing in the Nation. Alexandria was also selected as the 22nd in the top 100 Best Small Towns in America. This growth partnered with the area’s strong manufacturing base, regional healthcare, educational systems, and retail sales strength serves as a strong base to support a wide variety of businesses.