Economic Development

Why Burnsville?
Because Burnsville Means Business!

Burnsville is a diverse business community located at the intersection of two major interstates -- I-35W and I-35E. The City is business-friendly, and partners with both public and private organizations to help with development/redevelopment, and ensure a skilled and diverse workforce is available.

Location, Location, Location!

  • Serviced by two interstate highways - I-35W and I-35E
  • Fifteen (15) minutes from MSP International Airport
  • Fifteen (15)  minutes from downtown Minneapolis, downtown St. Paul, and the University of Minnesota

Business Friendly

  • 93% of businesses rate Burnsville's business climate as Good or Excellent
  • 2,500 successful businesses call Burnsville home
  • 200+ healthcare-related businesses
  • 140+ Information Technology businesses
  • 9th in Information Services businesses in Minnesota
  • 9th in Healthcare-related businesses in Minnesota
  • 11th in manufacturing businesses in Minnesota
  • 7th in retail businesses in Minnesota
  1. 2040 Comprehensive Plan

    State law requires that all cities and counties in the Twin Cities seven-county metropolitan area adopt a Comprehensive Plan. These plans provide a road map for communities looking 20 years into the future. Read on...
  2. Open to Business Consulting

    Open to Business provides free, confidential business counseling to current and prospective entrepreneurs. Experienced consultants work with small business owners to access the technical assistance and financing options they need to succeed. Read on...