Economic Development one of the City's strategic priorities as identified in the 2040 Vision.

"Faribault's economic vitality reflects the quality of life found in the community. Proactively attract and retain a broad mix of quality businesses that provide quality jobs, strengthen our tax base, build on our existing industrial parks and commercial corridors, and promote tourism."

The Faribault Economic Development Authority (EDA) has the responsibility of identifying and carrying out initiatives and efforts that support and encourage business growth, retention, and attraction. 
The EDA works in concert with City Council and select economic development partners to ensure existing and prospective businesses have access to the tools, data, and resources they need. Contact the department staff to assist you with any of your business development and expansion needs at 507-334-0100

Economic Development News Release

2018 Downtown Commercial Rehabilitation and Exterior Building Improvement Program 
The EDA is offering the 2018 Downtown Commercial Rehabilitation and Exterior Building Improvement Program with some slight modifications to the 2017 program guidelines.
The 2018 program is available, select 2018 Commercial Rehabilitation program and application to download the application. 
Economic Development Resources
Development Toolbox
This online toolbox provides easy access to local, regional, and state resources to assist with land and business development in Faribault.
Studies & Research
The City of Faribault has many relevant and recent demographic, workforce, and market studies in one place - to help businesses make informed decisions. This page (under construction) will serve as a "one-stop" location to access data pertinent to economic development.
Available Properties
To support your business expansion and relocation needs, visit our Location One site for available properties and leases in Faribault at Site Opportunities.