Greater Mankato Growth Blog

Greater Mankato recognized for Best Practice

Recently, a business development effort in the Greater Mankato area was written up by Downtown Development Center. Downtown Development Center is a 50+-year-old organization focused on serving as a clearinghouse on practical strategies and tactics for revitalizing the… Read More

Downtown’s Market Analysis

Greater Mankato Growth staff in cooperation with City Center Partnership staff and volunteers recently completed a Marketplace Analysis for the downtown (City Center) of Mankato and North Mankato. The document has a broad audience.  On the inside cover,… Read More

J&J’s Water Cooler Talk: Old Town

Jim Santori is the New Business Development Director at Greater Mankato Growth (GMG).  John Considine is the Director of Regional Business Intelligence at GMG.  They work together to grow the regional business marketplace. JOHN: So Jim, Old Town… Read More

We are honored to announce…

January is full of fresh starts, resolutions, new energy and motivation. For us at Greater Mankato Growth, the month is filled with work on new membership items, from ordering and mailings new clings and plaques to display at your business… Read More

Test your knowledge of the Downtown

Downtown, or the City Center, is 1.7 square mile area in the heart of Greater Mankato. It includes the Belgrade commercial corridor in Lower North Mankato and spans multiple blocks along either side of Riverfront Drive from Madison… Read More

Megan Flanagan new Director of City Center Partnership

We are excited to announce Megan Flanagan has been selected as our Director of the City Center Partnership. She joins the Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. team with more than 15 years of experience in the nonprofit and government… Read More