The Economic Development Authority maintains a website that focuses specifically on businesses looking to locate to Forest Lake. It also focuses on current businesses looking to expand. The site warehouses information such as:
For additional information on relocating or expanding your business in Forest Lake contact Patrick Casey, City Administrator.
Open for Business
Washington County has partnered with the MCCD Open to Business Program to offer resources to small and emerging businesses in the areas of financing, licensing, and strategy. The Open to Business program has office hours at the Forest Lake City Center on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm. If you would like to schedule a meeting with Open to Business Program, contact Tyler Hilsabeck at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City of Forest Lake has launched a downtown planning process to create a vision and long-term investment framework for Forest Lake’s downtown district. The planning process is currently in the information gathering stage leading up to creating statements of vision and values for downtown’s future. The community is asked to provide their opinions and thoughts about downtown by visiting the project’s website.