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    Abundant cultural, performing arts and recreational opportunities.

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    A qualified and dependable workforce with very low turnover rates and greater
    than average levels of educational attainment.

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    Superior technology infrastructure available, with fiber to the home. 10 to 25 Mbps uploading
    and downloading speeds - local/wide area networking speeds of up to 200 Mbps.

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    Outstanding, modern, educational programs and facilities.

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    Grand Rapids is an expanding regional health care and shopping destination (2007 per capita
    gross retail sales = $47,500, general merchandise pull factors indicate a customer population of over 48,000).

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    Groundbreaking: Airport South Industrial Park groundbreaking for Swan Machine (Fall 2016).

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WELCOME

Set apart by a progressive attitude and abundant resources, Grand Rapids, MN is the emerging economic focus of Northcentral Minnesota. With significant increases in area employment expected over the next few years, as large projects in development come on-line, Grand Rapids is actively seeking new business and housing partners, as well as assisting the growth of existing enterprises. We hope that your visit to this site is the beginning or renewal of our partnership.

DEVELOPMENT NEWS

Housing


Grand Rapids offers a well maintained stock of apartments, single family homes and home sites in compact traditional neighborhoods, suburban and large lot rural residential settings.

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The City of Grand Rapids supports the expansion of housing opportunities for our local workforce. Recent examples of this commitment include the development of two rental apartments and townhome projects along 21st St. SE, River Hills (70 units) and Beacon Hill (48 units).

Itasca County is blessed with over 1,000 of Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes. Within the city limits of Grand Rapids, premier lakefront living opportunities on Pokegama, Hale, Crystal, McKinney and Horseshoe Lakes are plentiful and still comparatively affordable. Within a short commute, the opportunities for rural and lakeshore living expand exponentially.

Visit the Itasca County Board of Realtors to view some of the opportunities.

2014 Median Single-Family Home Sale Prices

 Grand Rapids (in town)               $129,250  (average # days on market: 125)

 Waterfront (Itasca County)         $166,500  (average # days on market: 152)

 7-County Twin Cities Region       $212,000  (average # days on market:  56)

*Data Source- Itasca County Board of Realtors MLS

 Comprehensive Housing Needs Analysis Completed (June - 2014)

2014 Grand Rapids Area Housing Market Analysis-Cover

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  • grand rapids mn 01

    Abundant cultural, performing arts and recreational opportunities.

  • grand rapids mn 02

    A qualified and dependable workforce with very low turnover rates and greater
    than average levels of educational attainment.

  • grand rapids mn 03

    Superior technology infrastructure available, with fiber to the home. 10 to 25 Mbps uploading
    and downloading speeds - local/wide area networking speeds of up to 200 Mbps.

  • grand rapids mn 04

    Outstanding, modern, educational programs and facilities.

  • grand rapids mn 05

    Grand Rapids is an expanding regional health care and shopping destination (2007 per capita
    gross retail sales = $47,500, general merchandise pull factors indicate a customer population of over 48,000).

  • swangroundbreaking3

    Groundbreaking: Airport South Industrial Park groundbreaking for Swan Machine (Fall 2016).