Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission

Area News & Events

Boundless recreation at beautiful lakes and parks. Top-notch education, healthcare facilities, dining, shopping and entertainment you can think of.

City of Alexandria – 2018 Construction “Red Hot Residential”

By AAEDC | May 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

How else would you summarize a year when 65 new single-family residential homes, 90 if you include the City’s contract area of Alexandria Township, along with 141 multi-family units were added to the greater Alexandria Area? During 2018, the Building Department reviewed, processed and issued 970 permits within their jurisdiction, which includes the City of Alexandria, along with […]

National Economic Development and Small Business Week – May 6-11, 2019

By AAEDC | May 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The first full week in May is an exciting one for us at the Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission (AAEDC), we are celebrating National Economic Development Week, May 6th through 11th and National Small Business Week, May 5th through the 11th. To kick off the first part of the week, we will be announcing the winner […]

The Need for Professional Partners

By AAEDC | January 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

When embarking on your entrepreneurial adventure, it is essential to have the right tackle in your box. Having a solid set of professional resources available to you will allow you to streamline processes and save time and money. Building that list can take time and finding the right fit is very important. At different points […]

What is your Core Focus?

By AAEDC | December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Now that you are considering starting your new business, it is time to begin making a plan.  One of the first steps in making that plan, is understanding your Core Focus. By answering a few simple questions,  you will begin to shape your Mission and Vision for your organization. These questions also help to lay […]

Upcoming AAEDC Events

No items found

RSS Things To Do | ExploreAlex.com

  • Get on the summer crappie bite! – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Get on the summer crappie bite! – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Crankin’ for Walleye – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Crankin’ for Walleye – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Fishing moving into Summer Patterns – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Fishing moving into Summer Patterns – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Alexandria Dining Options during COVID-19
    *Updated 6/10/2020 *Restaurants may offer Take-Out and Limited Capacity Seating (Indoor & Outdoor) On-Site, RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED *Click HERE for a printer-friendly version Food Options: Alexandria Golf Club: Take-out, Indoor & Outdoor Dining Angelina’s: Take-out, Indoor & Outdoor Dining Arrowwood Deck Bar & Grill (& Lake Cafe): Take-out, Indoor & Outdoor Dining Boulder Tap house: […]
  • Summer Activities in the Lakes Area that are Socially Distant … by Nature!
    Summer may be a little different this year due to the unprecedented times we are living in, but we can still enjoy activities in the outdoors to have fun, make memories and relieve some stress.  A getaway to lakes country may be just what you need, when the time is right for you.  The Alexandria […]
  • Panfish Bite Peaking! – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Panfish Bite Peaking! – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Tips for Early Season Walleye Bite – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Tips for Early Season Walleye Bite – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • COVID-19 & Travel
    The Alexandria Lakes Area has a long history of welcoming visitors to enjoy our beautiful lakes country and our great hospitality. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought forth a “new normal” for us all, including how we travel. The Alexandria Lakes Area is known for our fun in the great outdoors, which makes it possible to […]
  • Game Fish Season is Warming Up! – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Game Fish Season is Warming Up! – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.
  • Fishing Opener Weekend! – Mike Frisch’s Video Update
    Fishing in the Alexandria Lakes Area – Video Updates, Tips & Tricks by Mike Frisch The post Fishing Opener Weekend! – Mike Frisch’s Video Update appeared first on Explore Alexandria Minnesota.

Get the latest economic development news