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The arrival of the railroad to Isanti County in 1899 would bring major change to the poor area.

Economic Development Contact:

Kevin VanHooser
Isanti County Administrator
555 18th Avenue SW
Cambridge, MN  55008

(763) 689-3859

Economic Development

Isanti County is home to over 65 manufacturers – many of them tech intensive.  We welcome new business growth and have two state certified “Shovel Ready” sites located in Cambridge and Isanti, demonstrating our commitment to rolling out the red carpet – and cutting the red tape – for new and expanding businesses.   

Located in the north central part of the Minneapolis Saint Paul metro area, Isanti County offers employers:

  • A stable productive rural/small town workforce as well as talent from  more urban parts of the metro area.
  • Affordable business and industrial parks.
  • Customized financing and incentive packages.
  • Exceptional workforce training partners.
  • Regional center amenities including Anoka Ramsey Community College, a large Allina Medical Center and Hospital, and a wide range of shopping options.
  • Excellent schools, neighborhoods, and recreational opportunities.

But most of all we offer a warm welcome and our commitment to helping your business locate or expand successfully.

Please call Kevin VanHooser, County Administrator, at (763) 689-3859, email, or reach out to our city representatives:

 City of Braham

                Braham Profile and Industrial Park Information
                Sally Hoy, City Administrator
                (320) 396-3383

 City of Cambridge

                Cambridge Opportunity Industrial Park - “Shovel Ready Certified Sites"           
                Stan Gustafson , Economic Development Director
                (763) 552-3209

City of Isanti

               Isanti Centennial Complex – “Shovel Ready Certified Sites”                             
                Sean Sullivan, Economic Development Director
                (763) 444-5512