Greater Mankato Growth Blog

Fastest Growing Economies in Upper Midwest

On Wednesday, September 20th the Bureau of Economic Analysis released the 2016 Gross Domestic Product figures for Metropolitan areas across the country. Gross domestic product (GDP) by metropolitan area is the sub-state counterpart of the Nation’s gross domestic product (GDP), the… Read More

State of the Cities

Join Greater Mankato Growth and your fellow colleagues for breakfast as the leaders of Mankato and North Mankato present on the “State of the Cities.” Friday, September 29 7:30 – 9:00 am Greater Mankato Growth, Sakatah Trail Room Register Here

Join the Tour of Manufacturing

The South Central Tour of Manufacturing Partnership invites all manufacturing businesses from across South Central Minnesota to participate in the 2017 Tour of Manufacturing. This year we will be expanding the experience and hosting TWO days; Thursday, October 5… Read More

Occupations in Demand

Occupations in Demand (OID) lists current career opportunities in a region as determined by regularly updated local labor market data. The OID list for a region is the group of occupations that rank highest on a Current Demand… Read More

City Population Growth

In July, the State Demographic Center released their population estimates for cities and townships in Minnesota. Below is a summary of the growth of all the cities in Blue Earth and Nicollet Counties:

Get your business FEATURED…

…in front of Upper Midwesterners, Southern Minnesotans, potential new residents and tourists by having a presence in Kato X.  Kato X is a virtual tour web platform and robust marketing campaign – where seeing is believing!

2nd Quarter Economic Barometer 2017

Four times a year Greater Mankato Growth distributes a survey to area businesses regarding multiple metrics in order to gather how the economy performed during the previous quarter and what businesses project for the upcoming quarter.  Additionally, a… Read More

Weigh In On Mankato Transit

The City of Mankato is in the process of gathering input for their transit development plan which will set the direction for the system for the next four to five years. The city would like to have business… Read More

Top 10 Reasons to Check Out Kato X!

Greater Mankato Growth Inc. recently announced a new web platform, Kato X, for talent recruitment and tourism. The image above shows the draft prototype of the platform. The virtual reality software highlights area amenities and shows potential residents or… Read More

First Quarter Greater Mankato Economic Barometer

Four times a year Greater Mankato Growth distributes a survey to area businesses regarding multiple metrics in order to gather how the economy performed during previous quarter and what businesses project for the upcoming quarter.  Additionally, a unique… Read More