Through business surveys, analysis of findings, and sustained community action, cities and counties are making business retention and expansion efforts work. University of Minnesota Extension examined communities with successful BR&E efforts in 2006. These case studies tell their stories.
|Alexandria, MN||Leadership Succession Planning||11,323||Manufacturing|
|Faribault, MN||Community Image||30,000||Mixed Business|
|Grants Pass, OR||Industrial Park||81,686||Mixed Business|
|Nottawasaga, Ontario||Business Excellence Resource Centre||103,925||Mixed Business|
|Owatonna, MN||City Beautification||24,725||Mixed Business|