Located in close proximity to both downtown St. Paul and downtown Minneapolis, West St. Paul provides unbeatable accessibility, thriving commercial and industrial districts, great residential neighborhoods, an outstanding park system and excellent schools making West St. Paul a great place to live, work and play.
Jim Hartshorn Community Development Director Email
Ben Boike Assistant Community Development Director / City planner Email
Economic Development Authority
The City of West St. Paul's Economic Development Authority (EDA) strives to retain existing business and promote new business development opportunities. Click on the link below to see available commercial/industrial properties for sale and for lease.
MN Department of Trade & Economic Development Program
Metropolitan Council Programs
Commercial Building Exterior Grant Program
The West St. Paul Economic Development Authority (EDA) is currently offering a matching grant for existing commercial property owners for exterior building improvements. Please click here to obtain the application / criteria.
Small Business Assistance
The City of West St. Paul partners with Open to Business which provides assistance in such areas as start-up and expansion financing, business plan development, licensing, zoning and regulatory issues, and financial management. For more information please visit their website or call (612) 789-7337.