Just 40 minutes east of Fargo-Moorhead in beautiful Minnesota lake country, Detroit Lakes sparkles with a combination of small-town charm and metropolitan work ethic. When you move or build your business in DL, you also get a top-rated school system, excellent medical facilities, adequate housing and numerous park and recreational facilities.
Our economic base is stable with a good mix of manufacturing, tourism, agriculture and retail. In addition, we are a regional hub for many service-type businesses. Detroit Lakes has achieved the status of “Minnesota Star City” due to our many economic development programs. Come join us!
Economic Development Contacts
Detroit Lakes Development Authority – 218-847-5658
This City of Detroit Lakes organization carries out industrial development and redevelopment in Detroit Lakes.
Becker County Economic Development Authority – 218-846-7330
Small Business Development Center – 218-299-3037