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Doing Business



Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. is committed to advancing business for a stronger community.Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. (GMG) is comprised of four business units; Greater Mankato Growth, the regional chamber of commerce and economic development organization; Visit Mankato, the local convention and visitor’s bureau; City Center Partnership, a downtown development organization; and GreenSeam, which utilizes agriculture to build on the region’s extensive agribusiness assets to develop the ag economy.

  • As the Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization serving the regional marketplace, Greater Mankato Growth advances business through: existing business support, new business growth, business promotion, talent development, and public affairs.
  • As the local convention and visitor’s bureau, Visit Mankato oversees community marketing, visitor attraction and destination development.
  • City Center Partnership serves as the downtown development organization for the 180 blocks of diverse business districts and historic residential neighborhoods of City Center Mankato and North Mankato.
  • GreenSeam bolsters the growth of the food and ag industry by strategically attracting, building, and empowering new and existing businesses, their workforce, and communities they call home.

The degree to which each of these areas directly impacts an individual business may vary. But all have a positive impact on the overall business community by enhancing the economic vitality of our marketplace. Learn More


The mission of the Region Nine Development Commission is to promote the development of the region through intergovernmental cooperation, community and human development, long-range planning and technical assistance. Learn More


Small Business Development Center

Regional Center for Entrepreneurial Facilitation


City of Mankato

City of North Mankato

Mankato Historic Context Study

North Front Street Commercial Historic District Design Guidelines

Washington Park Pattern Book