Greater Mankato Growth Blog

Labor Force Projections

GMG has put together labor force projections out to 2045! Its based upon a 45 minute drive time from the urban center of Greater Mankato.¬† Click on the graph to see how we’re going to grow by nearly 25,000 people in the next 30 years.Population Growth in Greater Mankato Labor Shed

Women in Ag

Hey we found this great article about agribusiness and the key roles women play in it today. Check out the article from MN Dept. of Economic Development below:

http://mn.gov/deed/newscenter/social-media/blogs/deed-developments/blog-entry.jsp?id=466-169966

Check out for yourself why Greater Mankato is the Way to Grow!

Have you had a chance to check out the community video “Greater Mankato: The Way to Grow”? This five minute video gives a great glimpse¬†into just some of the reasons why Greater Mankato is the Way to Grow. Ranked #3 in the nation on Forbes 2014 list of Best Small Places for Business & Careers and 8th in the nation for Work – Life Balance according to nerdwallet.com it’s no wonder that Greater Mankato is a great place to live, work and play!

Our first REDA annual report is out

A recap of a year’s work with the GMG’s Regional Economic Development Alliance has been published in our first annual report. ED nerds take notice – lots of data