Economic Development

Minnetonka Open to Business Program

The Minnetonka Open to Business program, provided in collaboration with the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers, provides one-on-one assistance from expert staff, customized to meet the needs of small business owners and operators. Clients receive help in planning and organizing their business ventures, financial management, marketing and regulatory compliance. Additionally, a small business loan fund can help entrepreneurs access the capital they need to grow their business.

For more information, contact Rob Smolund at the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers at 612.789.7337, ext. 260.

Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau examines advertising to ensure accuracy and provides information and reports on businesses to aid consumers. The bureau also helps settle complaints between businesses and their customers. For more information, or to make a complaint, visit the Better Business Bureau or call 651.699.1111.

Contractor complaints/referrals

The Minnesota Department of Commerce will give you the records about a contractor, including any history of consumer complaints. Call 651.296.6319. Another source of information about a contractor’s records is the Better Business Bureau, as described above.

TwinWest Chamber of Commerce

The city of Minnetonka is a member of the TwinWest Chamber of Commerce, 10700 Old County Road 15, Suite 170, Plymouth, MN, 55441, 763.450.2220.

Information on the tourism industry can be found at the Minnesota Department of Tourism.

Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors

The Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors provides information about available commercial property in the city.

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) provides a wealth of information on local employment and economic development.

Metro MSP

The 11-county Minneapolis/Saint Paul region consistently ranks among the best places to do business in the United States. To learn more, visit www.MetroMSP.org where you can locate buildings or land, pull up site-specific demographic data, and generate valuable reports.