North Branch

Welcome to North Branch, Minnesota

Look to us to help you advance your business

Through its Executive Director, the North Branch Economic Development Authority (EDA) takes an aggressive, business friendly approach to its mission of attracting and retaining industrial and commercial businesses.

The North Branch Advantages includes:

  • I-35 location that provides quick access south to the Twin Cities Metro markets and to the north Duluth and Lake Superior
  • MN 95 highway provides a western connection to the St. Cloud area markets and an eastern connection to Rice Lake, WI.
  • Chisago County has a highly skilled labor force of # that is readily available since 2/3’s of the workers currently commute outside the County for work
  • Over 200 acres of industrial land along I-35 ready for development with shovel-ready sites available
  • A regional center anchored by the North Branch Outlet stores and furniture outlet stores, as well as by Shopko and Jerry’s County Market provide retail services

For additional information please conact
Carla Vita at 651-277-5227 or


We chose our location based on several factors:  freeway exposure, affordability relative to freeway locations 10-15 miles south, and availability of labor.  North Branch and Chisago County were easy to work with."

Christy Helps

Environmental Stoneworks Manufacturers of St Croix Stone