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					Business Expansions 2000
Region           Company Name                               Place Name          Product Description                       SIC    Jobs      Investment ($)      Sq. Ft. N/E          Use       Stage
New Expansions
Region           Company Name                                Place Name         Product Description                       SIC    Jobs      Investment ($)       Sq. Ft.   N/E        Use      Stage
Twin Cities      101 Business Center                         Hassan Township    office/commercial tenants                 65      NA           3,400,000           NA     N          SO       Planned
Twin Cities      116 LLC                                     Andover            real estate development                   65      NA                  NA       40,000     N           OF      Planned
Twin Cities      900 Nicollet                                Minneapolis        Target store & office tower               65      NA          95,000,000      644,000     N         SO, MX    Planned
Southeast        AAF McQuay International                    Owatonna           ventilation and heating systems             NA       170       5,000,000           NA     E     OF, MF        Plannned
Northeast        Accelerated Payments Inc.                   Two Harbors        information technology, service center    73       50                 NA           NA     N           OF      Planned
Twin Cities      ADC Telecom                                 Eden Prairie       communications equipment                  33      NA                  NA    1,000,000     N           HQ      NA
Twin Cities      ADC Telecommunications                      Chanhassen         telecommunications equipment              36      NA                  NA      110,000     N           OF      Groundbr.
Twin Cities      ADC Telecommunications                      Shakopee           Broadband Connectivity Group              36     1,000        78,000,000      490,000     N         MF, RD    Planned
Twin Cities      ADC Telecommunications                      Shakopee           transmission and networking systems       36      NA                  NA      450,000     N      DW, MF, OF   Complete
Twin Cities      Advance Corp                                Cottage Grove      commercial printing                         27        NA         3500000           NA     N     NA            Planned
Central                                                      Elk
                 Advanced Nutrition Corp/Pouch Pac Industries River             produce beverage products                 59      200         12,000,000       75,000     N         DWMF      NA
Central          Advanced Process Technologies               Cokato             stainless                                   NA        30              NA       30,000     E     MF            Planned
Central          Advanced Process technologies - APT         Cokato             stainless                                 NA       30                   0       30000     E           MF      Planned
Twin Cities      Agiliti                                     Saint Paul         application service provider              57      NA                  NA       18,000     N         HQ, RD    Planned
Southwest        Agri-Link                                   Waseca             food processing                             NA         5         1000000           NA     E     MF            Complete
Northeast        Aitkin Iron Works                           Aitkin             metal machining and fabrication             35        88        11800000      107,000     N     MF, HQ        Complete
Twin Cities      All Building Corp.                          Shakopee           warehouse                                 65      NA           3,500,000       26,500     N          DW       Complete
Southwest        Alliance Pipeline                           North Mankato      oil pipeline/distribution                 13       15            1100000         8640     E           OF      Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Alliant                                     Maple Grove        aerospace defense supplier                87      N/A                 N/A     130,000     N           HQ      Planned
Twin Cities      Alliant                                     Maple Grove        aerospace defense supplier                87      N/A                 N/A      60,000     N           OF      Planned
Southwest        Alumacraft                                  Saint Peter        aluminum boats / canoes                   34       22            500,000       20,000     E           MF      Complete
Twin Cities      Amcon Construction                          Shakopee           Shakopee Professional Building            65      NA           2,000,000       30,000     N           SO      Complete
Twin Cities      Amcon Construction                          Minnetonka         Minnetonka Office Building                65      NA           1,372,000       15,100     N           SO      Complete
Twin Cities      Amcon Construction                          Mahtomedi          speculative office project                65      NA                  NA       20,000     N           SO      Planned
Twin Cities      Amcon Corp                                  Coon Rapids        Coon Rapids Executive Plaza               65      NA           2,000,000       30,979     N          SO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Americ Inn                                  Minnetonka         hotel                                     70      N/A                 N/A          N/A    E           HO      Planned
Twin Cities      AmericInn                                   Oakdale            hotel                                     70      NA           2,000,000           NA     N           HO      Groundbr.
Central          AmericInn                                   North Branch       hotel                                     70      NA           1,200,000           NA     N           HO      Complete
Twin Cities      AmericINN                                   Rogers             hotel                                     70      NA                  NA           NA     E           HO      Planned
Twin Cities      AmericInn International                     Saint Paul         hotel                                     70      NA           1,500,000           NA     N          HO       Groundbr.
Southeast        AmericInn International                     Rochester          hotel                                     70      NA           2,000,000           NA     N           HO      Complete
Twin Cities      AmericInn International                     Chanhassen         office complex for hotel chain            70      NA                  NA       30,000     N           OF      Groundbr.
Southeast        AmericInn Motels and Suites                 Caledonia          hotel                                     70      NA           1,000,000           NA     N           HO      Complete
Twin Cities      AmericInn Motels and Suites                 Northfield         hotel                                     70      NA           1,000,000           NA     N           HO      Complete
Southeast        Amesbury Group                              Cannon Falls       plastic extrusions                        30       34          2,300,000       47,000     E           MF      Planned
Twin Cities      Anchor Block                                Shakopee           pavers                                    32      NA           3,300,000       36,000     N          MF       Complete
Twin Cities      Andersen Corp.                              Oak Park Heights   wood windows                              24      NA                  NA       82,000     E           OF      Complete
Twin Cities      Anderson Iron                               Hassan Township    iron manufacturing                        33      NA           1,210,000       24,750     N        DW, MF     Planned
Central          Arctic Fox, Inc.                            Delano             heat exchangers for diesel fuel systems   35      NA                  NA       36,000     E           MF      Groundbr.
Southwest        Artstone                                    New Ulm            trophy stamping                             NA        25         1002000           NA     E     MF            Complete
Twin Cities      ASI Sign Systems                            Minneapolis        sign manufacturer                         39      NA           1,500,000       16,900     N        DW, MF     Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Associated Wood Products                    Rosemount          custom millwork and cabinetmaker          24      NA                  NA       81,000     N         MF, HQ    Planned
Northwest        A-tek                                       Brainerd           rifle assembly                            35       20          1,000,000       30,000     N           MF      Planned
Business Expansions 2000
Region           Company Name                      Place Name          Product Description                           SIC    Jobs      Investment ($)       Sq. Ft. N/E        Use      Stage
Southwest        Atlantis Plastics                 Mankato             molded plastics manufacturer                  30       20                   0       30000 E            DW       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Atlas Cold Storage                Brooklyn Park       freezer warehouse                             65      NA           3,230,000       53,500 N            DW       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      August Technology Corporation     Bloomington         semiconductor inspection equipment            36      NA                  NA       63,000 E            HQ       Complete
Southeast        Austin Redevelopment              Austin              commercial redevelopment                        NA        NA         1900000           NA E       MX            Planned
Twin Cities      Auto-Chlor of Minnesota Inc.      Rockford            cleaning products                             NA       16          3,200,000           NA E          MF, HQ     Planned
Twin Cities      Avalon Cos                        Saint Louis Park    Park Commons                                  65      NA                  NA      186,000 N            MX       Groundbr.
Southwest        Awra Doro Inc. (ADI)              Worthington         chicken processor                             20      275          4,200,000           NA E            MF       Planned
Southwest        B & H Manufacturing               Jackson             farm and commercial equipment                 35       10                 NA       20,000 E            MF       Planned
West Central     Barrel of Fun                     Perham              snack foods                                   20       50            1200000 NA             E          MF       Complete
West Central     Barrett Automatic Products        Wheaton             screw machine manufacturer                    35       81                 NA           NA N            MF       Planned
Southwest        Bedford Technology                Worthington         plastic products                                NA        20       1,800,000           NA E       MF,HQ         Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Beltz office                      Wayzata             unknown                                       NA      NA           2,000,000           NA E            SO       Planned
Central          Ben's Tool & Ironworks            Waite Park          structural steel fabrication                    34        NA       3,490,000           NA NA      NA            Planned
Twin Cities      Best Buy Company                  Richfield           consumer electronics                          59     2,000       150,000,000    1,500,000 N            HQ       Planned
Twin Cities      Best Buy Corporation              Richfield           electronics retailer                          59      N/A                 N/A     350,000 N            HQ       Planned
Northwest        Boardwalk 2000                    East Grand Forks    speculative office / mixed use                65      NA                  NA       22,000 N          SO, MX     Planned
Twin Cities      Boedecker Building                Chanhassen          office/warehouse                              65      NA           1,610,000       35,000 N          DW, SO     Complete
Southwest        Bolten & Menk                     North Mankato       engineering and consulting firm               87      NA                  NA       22,000 N            HQ       Planned
*Unknown         Bolton & Menk                     *Unknown            engineering services                          87      NA           1,000,000       20,000 N            OF       NA
Central          Brenny Custom Cabinets            Sauke Rapids        cabinet manfuacturer                            NA        10              NA       50,000 NA      DW, MF        Planned
Twin Cities      Brookstone Real Estate            Golden Valley       Golden Valley Commons                         65      NA                  NA       38,000 N            SO       Planned
West Central     BTD Manufacturing                 Detroit Lakes       metal stamping                                34       40          1,300,000       45,000 E            MF       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Bureau of Criminal Apprehension   Saint Paul          government office                             92      NA          58,000,000      224,000 N            HQ       Planned
Twin Cities      Burr Oak                          Eagan               Burr Oak Business Center I & II               65      NA                  NA       70,000 N          DW, SO     Planned
Twin Cities      Cade Law Office                   Savage              law office                                    81      NA           1,000,000        9,000 N            OF       Planned
Southwest        Caldwell Packing                  Windom              kosher beef packing plant                     20      350            1000000 NA             E          MF       Planned
Twin Cities      Caliber Development Corporation   Maple Grove         real estate development                       65      NA                  NA       90,000 N          OF, SO     Groundbr.
Southwest        Cambria Stone                     Le Sueur            counter top and flooring manufacturer         59      NA          26,000,000      136,000 N        DW, MF, HQ   Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Cargill                           Plymouth            plastics                                      30      100          2,000,000       85,000 N            HQ       Planned
Twin Cities      Carlson Display Fixtures          Saint Paul          fixture manufacturer                          39       50          2,000,000       50,000 N            MF       Planned
Twin Cities      Carlson Tractor                   Hassan Township     tractors                                      34      NA           1,000,000       16,200 N            MF       Planned
Southeast        Celestica Inc.                    Rochester           electronics manufacturer                      35      NA                  NA       20,000 N          MF, OF     Planned
Twin Cities      Chanhassen Corporate Center       Chanhassen          speculative office project                    65      NA                  NA       43,000 N            SO       Groundbr.
Southwest        Chassis Liner Corporation         Redwood (County)    manufacture auto and collison repair equip.   NA       25                 NA           NA N            MF       Planned
Twin Cities      Chrysalis                         South Minneapolis   women's center                                83      NA                  NA       21,000 N            HQ       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      CI Title - D Biagini              Little Canada       office                                        65      NA           1,900,000       29,150 N            SO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Cisco Systems                     Maple Grove         computers - networking                        73      NA                  NA       10,000 E            HQ       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      ClickShip Direct Inc.             Brooklyn Park       e-commerce services                           73      N/A                 N/A     312,000 E            DW       Complete
Northeast        Cloquet Redevelopment             Cloquet             downtown redevelopment                          NA        NA       1,700,000           NA E       MX            Groundbr.
Twin Cities      CNS Inc.                          Eden Prairie        maker of Breathe Right products               39      NA                  NA       73,000 N            OF       Planned
Twin Cities      CNT                               Plymouth            unknown                                       73      NA           9,615,000      500,000 N            SO       Complete
Southwest        Condux                            Mankato             PVC manufacturer                                NA        60              NA       50,000 E       DW, MF, OF    Complete
Twin Cities      Construction 70 Inc               Hopkins             Hopkins Bus Center                            65      NA           6,452,000           NA N            MX       Groundbr.
Southeast        Cooperative Response              Austin              call center                                   NA       20          1,700,000           NA E          MF, OF     Planned
Twin Cities      Copeland                          Minnetonka          skyridge III                                  65      NA                  NA       24,000 N          DW, OF     Groundbr.
Business Expansions 2000
Region           Company Name                            Place Name            Product Description                            SIC     Jobs          Investment ($)     Sq. Ft.   N/E        Use      Stage
Twin Cities      Copeland Building Corp                  Plymouth              Lindell Warehouse                               65      NA                      NA     85,000     N          DW       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Copeland Building Corp.                 Chanhassen            two 20,000 sq. ft. office/warehouse buildings 65        NA                      NA     40,000     N        DW, SO     Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Copper Sales                            Anoka                 architectual metal service center               50      NA               2,500,000    100,000     N         DW, OF    Complete
Twin Cities      Cornerstone Mini-Storage                Eagan                 self-storage facility                           65      NA               1,750,000     70,500     N          DW       Groundbr.
Southeast        Country Inn and Suites                  Albert Lea            hotel                                           70      NA               1,000,000         NA     N          HO       Planned
Twin Cities      Country Inn and Suites                  Plymouth              hotel                                           70      NA                      NA         NA     E          HO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      County Suites Hotel                     Roseville             24-room addition to hotel                       80      NA               1,511,000     52,900     E          HO       Planned
Twin Cities      Courtyard by Marriot                    Roseville             hotel                                           70      NA               3,000,000    130,000     N          HO       Planned
Twin Cities      Courtyard Medical Center                Saint Paul            medical office building                         80      NA              12,000,000    145,000     N           OF      Complete
Twin Cities      Crossroads Prop.                        Oakdale               Crossroads of Oakdale IV                        65      NA                      NA     55,000     N          SO       Planned
Twin Cities      Crosstown Building Number 6             Brooklyn Park         real estate development                         65      N/A                     N/A    73,200     N      DW, OF, SO   Complete
Northwest        Crow Wing Press Inc.                    Baxter                printer                                         27      NA               1,000,000     25,000     E          MF       Planned
Twin Cities      Crowne Plaza Northstar Hotel            Minneapolis           hotel                                           70      NA              13,000,000         NA     E          HO       Planned
Twin Cities      CSM                                     Eden Prairie                                                          65
                                                                               spec. office building, CSM's 5th Eden Prairie Project of 1999 and 2000
                                                                                                                                       NA                      NA    110,000     N          SO       Planned
Twin Cities      CSM                                     Fridley               real estate development                         65      NA                      NA     65,000     N          SO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      CSM                                     Minneapolis           Shoreham Yard                                   65      NA              16,000,000    225,000     N          DW       Planned
Twin Cities      CSM                                     Eden Prairie          Springhill Suites Hotel                         70      NA               1,000,000         NA     N          HO       Planned
Twin Cities      CSM                                     Eden Prairie          office/showroom                                 65      NA                      NA     83,000     N        DW, SO     Planned
Twin Cities      CSM Corp                                Chanhassen            Chanhassen East Business Center IV              65      NA               1,090,000     31,100     N        DW, SO     Groundbr.
Twin Cities      CSM/Awsumb                              Minneapolis           real estate                                     65      NA                      NA    200,000     N        DW, MF     Planned
Southwest        Custom Food Processors                  Blue Earth            custom food processing                          20       20              1,200,000     18,000     E          MF       Groundbr.
Southwest        Custom Roto - Mold, Inc                 Benson                                                                30
                                                                               producer of plastic products for agriculture, business and recreation
                                                                                                                                        21              3,000,000     35,000     N          MF       Planned
Twin Cities      Customer Driven Machine                 Maple Plain           machined parts                                   NA         50                  NA     40,000     N     MF, HQ        Complete
Twin Cities      Cypress Semiconductor Corp.             Bloomington           digital integrated circuits                     36      150            210,000,000         NA     N          MF       Planned
Southeast        D.L. Ricci Corp                         Red Wing              machine tools & systems                          NA         15           1,250,000     14,000     E     MF            Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Daily Printing Inc.                     Plymouth              commercial printing                               27        15           2,840,000         NA     N     MF            Complete
Twin Cities      Dakota County                           West Saint Paul       northern service center                         91      NA              35,000,000    210,000     N           OF      Planned
Twin Cities      Damark International Inc.               Brooklyn Park         marketing solutions provider                    73      NA                      NA    311,000     E          DW       Planned
Northeast        Damberg Scott Gerzira Architects Inc    Duluth                architects                                      87      NA                      NA     18,000     E          MX       Complete
Twin Cities      Data Collection Systems Inc.            Chanhassen            data collection                                 73      NA                      NA     50,000     N           OF      Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Data Recognition Corp                   Maple Grove           computer processing & data recognition          73      NA                      NA    130,000     N           OF      Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Data Transmission Network Corp. (DTN)   Burnsville            weather forecasting software and hardware         73        20                  NA         NA     E     HQ            Planned
Twin Cities      Davern Inc                              Little Canada         unknown                                        NA       NA               1,242,000     20,460     N          SO       Planned
Twin Cities      DaVern Incorporated                     Inver Grove Heights   real estate development                         65      N/A                     N/A    60,000     N         SO, MX    Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Davies Water Equipment Co.              Blaine                water equipment                                 35      NA               1,725,000     23,000     N         MF, OF    Planned
Central          DCI                                     Saint Cloud           metal manufacturer                               NA         15           1,500,000         NA     E     MF            Complete
Twin Cities      Decision Systems                        Minneapolis           software products and services                  73      NA                      NA     41,000     E          HQ       Planned
Twin Cities      Delta Dental                            Eagan                 dentist service                                 80      100                     NA     10,000     N           OF      Planned
Northeast        Delta Dental                            Gilbert               dental insurance customer service center        63      100                     NA         NA     N           OF      Planned
Northeast        Delta Dental                            Gilbert               claims processing center                       NA       130                     NA         NA     N           OF      Complete
Twin Cities      Department 56 Inc                       Rogers                giftware - wholesale                            51      NA                      NA    350,000     N          DW       Complete
Central          DeZURIK Corp.                           Sartell               valve manufacturer                              38      100              6,750,000     73,000     E          MF       Planned
Northwest        Digi-Key International                  Theif River Falls     electronics distributor                          NA         50                  NA         NA                         Complete
Twin Cities      Discount Steel                          Minneapolis           steel manufacturer                              33      NA               3,295,000         NA     E          MF       Planned
Twin Cities      Diversified Manufacturing Corp.         Newport               personal-care products manufacturer             39       84              2,670,000     82,000     N          MF       Planned
Business Expansions 2000
Region           Company Name                        Place Name        Product Description                              SIC     Jobs      Investment ($)       Sq. Ft.   N/E         Use     Stage
Twin Cities      Diversified Plastics                Brooklyn Park     custom plastic injection moldings                 30      NA                  NA       34,000     N            MF     Planned
Twin Cities      Donatelle Plastics                  New Brighton      plastic injection parts                           30      NA                  NA       70,000     E            MF     Planned
Twin Cities      Dover Building                      Chanhassen        office                                            65      NA           1,200,000       19,490     N           SO      Groundbr.
Southwest        Drummer Excavating                  Mankato           landscaping                                       17       10            500,000       20,000     E          MF, HQ   Planned
Twin Cities      Duke Weeks Realty                   Bloomington       2 - 10 story, 1 - 14 story office buildings, hotel65      NA                  NA      900,000     N          HO, SO   Planned
Twin Cities      Duke-Weeks                          Eagan             Eagan preserve                                    65      NA                  NA      700,000     N          SO, MX   Planned
Northeast        Duluth Technology Village           Duluth            tech office building                              65      NA          33,000,000           NA     N           SO      Complete
West Central     Dycast                              Starbuck          manufacturer of die-casting                       27       30                 NA       20,000     E           MF      Planned
Southwest        E. I. Microcircuits                 Mankato           electronics manufacturer                          36       10          1,000,000           NA     E            MF     Planned
Twin Cities      E-Advocate                          Eagan             internet health care                               NA        300              NA       20,000     N     OF            Complete
Twin Cities      Edina Realty                        Minnetonka        real estate firm                                  65      NA           1,545,000       16,000     N          OF       Complete
Twin Cities      EDM                                 Ramsey            machined parts                                     NA         30              NA       20,000     E     MF, HQ        Complete
Southeast        Electro Forming Co.                 Albert Lea        plating, esp. lighting fixtures                   99       40          1,500,000       40,000     N          MF       Planned
Southwest        Ellison Meat Company                Pipestone         processing of beef, meat processing.              20       45            500,000           NA     E          MF       Groundbr.
Southwest        Ellison Meats                       Pipestone         beef and pork processor                           20       60          2,500,000           NA     E          MF       Planned
Northeast        Entronic International              Eveleth           cell phone remanufacturer                           39        85              NA       10,000     E     MF, OF        Complete
Southwest        European Roasterie Inc.             Le Center         coffee roasting                                    NA         30              NA       57,000     NA    MX            Complete
Southeast        Excel Mfg.                          Saint Charles     balers, compacters                               NA        40          2,000,000       40,000     N          MF       Planned
                 Exol                                Albert Lea        corn ethanol plant                                 NA         NA      22,000,000       22,500     E     MF            NA
Twin Cities      Fairview Hospital                   Edina             medical services                                  80      NA                  NA       60,000     E          OF       Planned
Twin Cities      Far North Windows and Patio Doors   Champlin          windows, metal, plastic & vinyl                   52      NA                  NA      135,000     N          HQ       Groundbr.
Southeast        Farmland Foods                      Albert Lea        meat processing                                   20       73                 NA           NA     E          MF       Complete
Northeast        Fast Inc.                           Eveleth           snowmobile parts & accessories                    35       45          2,100,000           NA     E         MFRD      NA
Twin Cities      FCD Realty & Dev                    Minneapolis       light industrial                                  65      NA           2,000,000       25,000     N        DW, MF     Planned
Twin Cities      Fingerhut                           Edina             e-commerce division of catalog retailer           59      300                 NA       79,000     N          OF       Complete
Twin Cities      First Industrial                    Shakopee          Park Southwest 2000 Phase 3                       65      NA                  NA      128,500     N        DW, SO     Groundbr.
Twin Cities      First Industrial Realty             Chanhassen        real estate development                           65      NA           9,000,000      100,000     N         OF, SO    Planned
Southwest        Focal Pointe                        Mankato           internet firm                                     73       50            500,000           NA     E          OF       Planned
Twin Cities      Fogerty Investment                  Lino Lakes        real estate Investment                            65      NA                  NA       42,000     N          SO       NA
Twin Cities      Fortis Health                       Plymouth          health insurance                                  64      NA                  NA      100,000     N          HQ       Planned
Twin Cities      Frauenshuh                          Brooklyn Center   real estate development                           65      NA                  NA       10,000     N          SO       Planned
Twin Cities      Frauenshuh                          Lake Elmo         real estate development                           65      NA                  NA       60,000     N          SO       Complete
Twin Cities      Frauenshuh Co.                      Edina             7-story office building                           65      NA                  NA      168,000     N          SO       Planned
Twin Cities      Fulco                               Chaska            unknown                                          NA       NA           1,000,000       18,650     N        DW, SO     Planned
Twin Cities      Gage Marketing Group                Rogers            marketing firm                                    73      N/A                 N/A     405,000     N          DW       Planned
Twin Cities      Gala Gen                            Arden Hills       clinical food & beverage products                  NA         20       1,500,000           NA     N     MF            Complete
Twin Cities      Gary Vasko                          Saint Paul        speculative office project                        65      NA           1,021,000           NA     N          SO       Planned
Southwest        Gear & Broach                       Waterville        gears                                             36       20          1,000,000       40,000     E          MF       Planned
Central          Gekko Boats                         Winsted           boat manufacturer                                   37                              2,500,000
Southeast        General Equipment                   Owatonna          manufacture construction equipment                35     20            1,500,000       30,000     E           MF      Groundbr.
Twin Cities      General Tractor & Equipment         Shakopee          farm equipment                                    34     NA            1,000,000       45,000     N           DW      Planned
West Central     Gen-Mar Holdings                    New York Mills    boat manufacturer                                 35     79              500,000           NA     E           MF      Planned
Twin Cities      Gentra Systems                      Plymouth          DNA kits                                          38     30            2,000,000           NA     E           MF      Complete
Twin Cities      Geotronics Wang                     Bloomington       technology solutions provider                     73     N/A                  N/A      19,000     E           MX      Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Go East Design                      Oakdale           design                                            73     NA                   NA       24,000     N           HQ      Groundbr.
Business Expansions 2000
Region           Company Name                                 Place Name          Product Description                          SIC      Jobs      Investment ($)     Sq. Ft.   N/E        Use      Stage
Central          Gold'n Plump                                 Cold Spring         slaughter & processing chicken                20        65          375000000           0    N          MF       Planned
Twin Cities      Gonyea Development Co.                       Fridley             Real estate development                       65       NA                  NA     39,000     N      DW, OF, SO   Planned
Twin Cities      Goodwill Industries/Easter Seals Minnesota   Saint Paul          2nd hand stores                               59       NA          15,000,000         NA     N          HQ       Planned
Twin Cities      Graco Inc.                                   Minneapolis         equipment manufacturer                        35       200         10,000,000    130,000     E         MF, HQ    Planned
Twin Cities      Gramercy Corp.                               Richfield           city bella                                    65       NA          40,000,000         NA     N          MX       Planned
Twin Cities      Graybar Electric                             Rogers              electricity                                   49       NA           6,500,000    140,000     N          DW       Complete
Twin Cities      Green Institute                              Minneapolis         urban development                               NA         75              NA     64,000     N     MF            Complete
West Central     Green Masonry                                Glyndon             custom concrete precast manufacturer          32        60                 NA     15,000     N          MF       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Guidant Corp.                                Arden Hills         medical devices                               38       NA                  NA     70,000     E      MF, RD, OF   Complete
Twin Cities      Guident Corporation                          Saint Paul          medical devices                               38       NA                  NA     70,000     E          OF       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Harold Precision Metals                      White Bear Township metal manufacturing                           33       NA           1,500,000     47,000     N          MF       Complete
Twin Cities      Hawthorn Suites                              Eagan               87-room hotel                                 80       NA           2,000,000         NA     N          HO       Planned
Twin Cities      Hayward II                                   Oakdale             office/warehouse                              65       NA                  NA     28,300     N        DW, SO     Complete
Central          Health Postures                              Morton              computer workstations / office equipment      35        50            465,000         NA     E          MF       Complete
Twin Cities      Health Technologies                          Lakeville           fireplace manufacturer                          NA         50       2,000,000     39,200     E     MF, OF        Planned
Southeast        Heat-N-Glo Fireplace                         Lake City           fireplace manufacturing                       39        50                 NA     40,000     E          MF       Planned
West Central     Henry's Foods                                Alexandria          food distributor                              20        0                    0     30000     E          DW       Complete
Twin Cities      HFS Properties                               Saint Paul          spec office                                   65       NA                  NA    300,000     N          SO       Planned
Northeast        Hibbing Electronics - K-byte                 Hibbing             contract electronic manufacturing             50       200                   0          0    E          MF       Complete
Southwest        Hickory Tech                                 Mankato             telecommunications services                     NA         50              NA         NA     E     HQ            NA
Southwest        Highland Mfg.                                Worthington         manufactured homes                            15       110          4,000,000     40,000     E          MF       Planned
Southwest        Hill Wood Products                           Worthington         heating fuel, value added wood products        8       110          1,100,000         NA     E          MF       Planned
Twin Cities      Hillcrest                                    Minneapolis         2001 Kennedy                                  65       NA                  NA         NA     N          SO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Hillcrest Development                        Saint Anthony       Apache Plaza Office Building                  65       NA                  NA    530,000     E      DW, SO, MX   Planned
Twin Cities      Hilton Garden Inn                            Bloomington         hotel                                         70       NA                  NA         NA     N          HO       Planned
Twin Cities      Hines                                        Minneapolis         real estate development                       65       NA                  NA    640,000     N          SO       Groundbr.
Southeast        Holiday Inn                                  Owatonna            hotel                                         70       NA                  NA    100,000     N          HO       Planned
Twin Cities      Holiday Inn Express Hotels & Suites          Vadnais Heights     hotel                                         70       NA                  NA     50,534     N          HO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Holiday Inn RiverCentre                      Saint Paul          hotel                                         70       NA           7,600,000         NA     E          HO       Planned
Southeast        Hormel                                       Rochester           meat products, corporate office south         20       170                 NA         NA     N         RD, OF    Planned
Twin Cities      Horton Inc                                   Roseville           manufacturer of fan drives for diesel engines 36       NA                  NA     41,000     N         HQ, RD    Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Horton Inc.                                  Roseville           cooling systems for diesel trucks             35       NA                  NA     60,000     N      DW, HQ, RD   Planned
Twin Cities      Hoyt Properties Inc.                         Burnsville          two office/warehouse buildings                65       NA                  NA    109,000     N        DW, SO     Planned
Twin Cities      Hubbard Broadcasting                         Saint Paul          telivision and radio broadcasting             48       NA           3,000,000         NA     N          MX       Planned
Central          Huisken Meats                                Sauk Rapids         meat processor                                   51        NA       2,900,000         NA     N                   Planned
Southwest        Iceberg Acquisition                          Marshall            ice production                                99        7             1400000           0    E       MF, HQ      Groundbr.
West Central     IDSO Sales Inc.                              Alexandria          kitchen cabinets manufacturers                25        0                    0     20000     E          MF       Complete
Twin Cities      Imaginet                                     Minneapolis         internet strategy developer                   73       115                 NA     25,000     N         HQ        Complete
Southwest        Impact Plastics                              Clara City          plastic merchandise                           30        33            1900000      60000     E      DW, MF, HQ   Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Industrial Equities                          Lino Lakes          Lino Lakes Business Campus                    65       NA          30,000,000    800,000     N      DW, MF, SO   Planned
Twin Cities      Industrial Equities                          Golden Valley       real estate development                       65       NA                  NA    132,000     N        OFSO       Planned
Twin Cities      Industrial Equities                          Golden Valley       real estate development                       65       NA                  NA     32,000     N       DW, SO      Planned
Twin Cities      Industrial Equities                          Golden Valley       real estate development                       65       N/A                 N/A   164,000     N      DW, OF, MX   Planned
Twin Cities      Industrial Equities                          Golden Valley       real estate development                       65       NA                  NA    164,000     N      DW, OF, SO   Planned
Twin Cities      Infratec                                     Rogers              unknown                                       99       NA           1,150,000     36,000     N       DW, SO      Planned
Business Expansions 2000
Region           Company Name                                 Place Name         Product Description                       SIC    Jobs      Investment ($)     Sq. Ft.   N/E         Use     Stage
Central          Innovex                                      Litchfield         computer devices                          35       50                 NA         NA     E           MF      Complete
Twin Cities      Integra Telecom                              Bloomington        networking systems                        48      N/A                 N/A    20,000     E           MX      Groundbr.
Northeast        Irresistible Ink                             Duluth             printing company                            NA        50              NA         NA     N     MF            Complete
Twin Cities      Ivy Tower                                    Minneapolis        real estate development                   65      NA                  NA     16,000     E           SO      Planned
Twin Cities      J. Troien                                    Saint Paul         west side flats mixed use development     65      NA         200,000,000         NA     N           MX      NA
Twin Cities      James Ford Bell                              Golden Valley      retailer                                  59      NA          11,500,000     41,700     N           OF      Groundbr.
Southwest        James Tower                                  North Mankato      technical support                         NA      NA                  NA     40,000     E           OF      Groundbr.
Twin Cities      JKD Partners LLC                             Saint Paul         manufacturing facility                    65      NA                  NA     52,000     N           MF      Complete
Twin Cities      JLTgroup                                     Saint Paul         real estate development                   65      NA           1,440,000         NA     N           SO      Planned
Southwest        J-M Manufacturing                            Winnebago          manufacturer                              34       85         20,000,000         NA     E           MF      Planned
Twin Cities      John Laurent                                 Wayzata            West Lake Office Building IV              65      NA           1,605,000     24,000     N           SO      Complete
Southeast        Kasson Redevelopment Project                 Kasson             commercial redevelopment                  65       0             1500000         NA     E           MX      Planned
Southwest        Katolight                                    North Mankato      electric generator manufacturer           36      NA                  NA     82,680     N           MF      Planned
Southwest        Katolight Corp.                              Mankato            small engines                             36       20          3,000,000     70,000     E           MF      Planned
Southwest        Katolight Corporation                        Mankato            mfg electric generator equipment          35       25          4,900,000     83,000     N           MF      Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Kellison Cos.                                Oakdale            Crossroads of Oakdale III                 65      NA                  NA     47,000     N           SO      Complete
Southwest        Keystone Building Systems                    Canby              manufactured homes                        NA       0             2500000         NA     N           NA      Planned
Twin Cities      Kiehm Construction                           Burnsville         spec office / warehouse                   65      NA           2,485,000     82,900     N          DW, SO   Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Knapp Woodworking                            Ham Lake           cabinets                                  24      116          1,500,000         NA     E           MF      Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Knoll Properties Development                 Ramsey             manufacturing facility                    65      NA           1,200,000         NA     N           MF      Complete
Southwest        Kraft Foods                                  New Ulm            food products, 2 new lines                20      100                 NA     20,000     E           MF      Complete
Twin Cities      Kraus Anderson Realty Company                Burnsville         real estate development                     65        NA              NA     97,000     N     MX            Complete
Twin Cities      Kraus-Anderson                               Brooklyn Park      office/retail/housing redevelopment       65      NA         157,000,000    200,000     N          SO, MX   Planned
Twin Cities      KTIS                                         Roseville          unknown                                   NA      NA           2,000,000         NA     N           SO      Planned
Southeast        La Crosse McCormick                          Spring Grove       clocks                                    36      NA           1,000,000     90,000     N            MF     Planned
Northeast        Lakewalk Center                              Duluth             office building                           65      NA           6,000,000     42,000     N            SO     Complete
Twin Cities      Lanier Legal Services                        Eagan              legal services                            81      NA                  NA     42,000     N            OF     Groundbr.
Northeast        Le Clair Insurance Services                  Woodbury           insurance services                        64       0                    0     14000     N            HQ     Complete
Twin Cities      Liberty Property Trust                       Bloomington        real estate development                     65        NA              NA    325,000     N     MX            Complete
Twin Cities      Liberty Property Trust                       Eden Prarie        real estate development                     65        NA              NA     93,000     N     SO, MX        Planned
Twin Cities      Liberty Property Trust                       Eden Prairie       10400 Viking Drive                        65      NA                  NA    170,000     N          SO       Complete
Twin Cities      Liberty Property Trust                       Eden Prairie       Liberty Place                             65      NA                  NA    183,000     N        DW, SO     Planned
Twin Cities      Life Fitness                                 Ramsey             exercise equipment                          NA       100       8,000,000    250,000     E     MF, RD        Complete
Northwest        Lindar Corp                                  Baxter             thermoforming for food & paint industry   30       20            800,000     80,000     N          MF       NA
Twin Cities      Lindstrom Metric                             Blaine             nuts & bolts wholesaler                   50      NA                  NA     96,000     N        DW, HQ     Planned
Central          Litchfield Woolen Mills                      Litchfield         wool production                             NA        20       1,900,000     37,000     N     MF,HQ         Planned
Twin Cities      Lowry Professional Building                  Saint Paul         office building                           65      NA          11,000,000         NA     E          SO       Groundbr.
Northwest        Luken's Village Foods - South                Bemidji            grocery store retail                      54       0                    0     69500     N          DW       Complete
West Central     Lund Boat                                    New York Mills     boat manufacturer                           NA       150       3,000,000      8,000     E     MF            Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Lyman Lumber                                 Excelsior          lumber company                            24      NA           1,066,000         NA     N          SO       Planned
Twin Cities      Mainstreet Village LLC                       New Brighton       mainstreet village, offices, retail       65      NA          10,500,000     80,000     N          MX       Planned
Southwest        Mankato Clinic/Orthopedic and Fracture ClinicMankato            health care services                      80      NA                  NA     96,000     E          HQ       Groundbr.
Southwest        Mankato Screw Products                       Mankato            screw product manufacturer                33       8           1,400,000     20,000     N          MF       NA
Twin Cities      Marathon Multimedia                          Northfield         multimedia                                48       50            800,000         NA     E          HQ       Planned
Twin Cities      marchFirst                                   Saint Louis Park   internet services                         73      NA                  NA     55,000     N          OF       Groundbr.
Business Expansions 2000
Region           Company Name                            Place Name            Product Description                         SIC   Jobs   Investment ($)     Sq. Ft.   N/E      Use       Stage
Twin Cities      Marfield Belgarde and Yaffe             Brooklyn Park         real estate development                      65    NA               NA     75,000     N         SO       Complete
Twin Cities      Marfield, Belgrade, and Yaffe           Rogers                speculative distribution facility            65    NA               NA    242,000     N      DW, SO      Planned
Central          Marketing Concepts                      Spicer                software/call center                         73     30       1,700,000         NA     E       HQOF       NA
Southwest        Marshall Redevelopment                  Marshall              commercail redevelopment                     65     0          1900000           0    E         MX       Groundbr.
Central          Master Mark Plastic Products            Albany                plastic composite board                      30     30       1,000,000         NA     E         MF       Planned
Twin Cities      Mate Precision Tooling                  Anoka                 industrial process control                   33    120       2,300,000    300,000     N         MF       Complete
Twin Cities      Maxson Steel Redevelopment              Saint Paul            steel manufacturer                           33    300              NA         NA     N        MF        Planned
Twin Cities      Mayflower Distributing                  Mendota Heights       warehouse                                    65    NA        2,100,000     71,400     N      DW, SO      Planned
Twin Cities      McCaffery Interests Inc                 Minneapolis           real estate development                      65    NA               NA    225,000     N         HO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      MCI Telecommunications                  Dahlgren Township     communications company                       48    NA        1,500,000     37,200     N        DW        Planned
Southeast        McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing Inc.   Dodge Center          concrete mixers and parts for trucks         34    NA        9,000,000     99,000     E         MF       Groundbr.
Northeast        Medical Concepts                        Woodbury              medical products                             38    30          2000000           0    E         MF       Planned
Twin Cities      Metacom                                 Brooklyn Park         audio products                               36    NA        1,058,000     30,000     N        DW        Complete
Twin Cities      Metro Transit                           Minneapolis           bus lines                                    41    NA        3,000,000     11,500     N         OF       NA
Northeast        MHC Lodging LLC                         Biwabik               hotel at Giants Ridge Golf and Ski Resort    70    NA       10,500,000         NA     N        HO        Complete
Twin Cities      Micro Dynamics Corporation              Eden Prairie          mfg of electronics equipment                 36     28       4,345,000     50,000     E         MF       Complete
Twin Cities      Midwest Hardwood                        Maple Grove           wood manufacturing                           24    NA        1,938,000     59,800     N        DW        Planned
Southwest        Midwest Wireless                        Mankato               cellular provider                            48     65       3,000,000     80,000     N      MF, RD      Complete
Central          Millerbernd Design and Fabrication      Winsted               stainless steel fabrication                  34     10       1,000,000     20,000     E         MF       Groundbr.
Southwest        Minnesota Elevator                      Blue Earth            passenger elevators                           7     32       2,000,000     20,000     N         MF       Complete
Twin Cities      Minnesota Life                          Saint Paul            insurance services                           62    NA      103,000,000    650,000     N         HQ       Complete
Twin Cities      Minnesota Wild                          Saint Paul            hockey team office headquarters              79    NA               NA     60,000     N         HQ       Groundbr.
West Central     Moorhead Holiday Associates LLP         Moorhead              hotel / conference center / retailers        65    NA       50,000,000    200,000     N      HO, MX      Planned
Twin Cities      Motel Development & Management          Inver Grove Heights   Microtel Inn & Suites                        80    NA        1,000,000         NA     N        HO        Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Mount Properties                        Bloomington           office/warehouse                             65    NA               NA    350,000     N      DW, SO      Planned
Twin Cities      Mount Properties                        Bloomington           Nesbitt Business Center                      65    NA               NA     56,000     N      DW, SO      Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Mount Properties                        Bloomington           real estate developers                       65    NA               NA    307,000     N         SO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Mpls Urban League                       Minneapolis           Center for Urban Affairs & Econ Development95      NA        3,239,000     40,000     N         OF       Planned
Southwest        MTS Automation                          New Ulm               Assemble automation equipment                36     17       4,100,000     80,000     N     DW, MF, HQ   Groundbr.
West Central     Municipal Industrial Contracting        Moorhead              heavy contracting business                   NA    NA        1,000,000     20,000     N         HQ       NA
Southeast        Mustang Mfg (Div. Of Gehl Inc.)         Owatonna              small earthmoving machines                   35    100       5,000,000    100,000     E         MF       Planned
Twin Cities      Mystic Lake Casino                      Shakopee              amusement services                           79    NA               NA    200,000     E        HO        Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Net Direct                              Eden Prairie          e-tailer                                     59    NA               NA     45,000     N      DW, OF      Complete
Twin Cities      Net Perceptions                         Edina                 internet technology                          73    NA               NA    100,000     N         OF       Planned
Twin Cities      NetLink                                 Saint Paul            computer company-set up systems              73     20       2,000,000         NA     N         OF       Complete
Southeast        New Era Development                     Rochester             office building                              65    NA               NA     60,000     N         SO       Complete
Twin Cities      North American Properties               Eden Prairie          real estate development                      65    NA               NA     60,000     N         MX       Planned
*Unknown         North American turkey                   *Unknown              turkey processing                            NA    300      30,000,000    180,000     N         MF       NA
Twin Cities      Northco                                 Edina                 Pentagon Park of Edina-4555 Bldg             65    NA               NA     44,000     N        SO        Planned
Northeast        Northern Nights Inn                     Grand Marais          hotel                                        70    NA        1,000,000         NA     N         HO       Complete
Northwest        Northern Tool & Equipment               Pequot Lakes          call center / tool and equipment supplier    34    60               NA     12,000     N         OF       Planned
Central          Northstar Processing                    Litchfield            food drying facility                         20     25       4,000,000         NA     E      MF, HQ      Planned
Twin Cities      Northwest Airlines                      Bloomington           airline                                      45    N/A      13,000,000         N/A    N         MX       Planned
Northeast        Northwest Airlines                      Chisholm              airline - Worldperks customer service center 45    100              NA         NA     E         OF       Planned
Twin Cities      NSP & LS Power Corp                     Cottage Grove         electric facility                            49    275              NA         NA     N        DW        Planned
Business Expansions 2000
Region           Company Name                        Place Name          Product Description                            SIC     Jobs      Investment ($)       Sq. Ft.   N/E        Use      Stage
Twin Cities      Nu Aire Inc.                        Plymouth            mfg of air filtration products                   NA         11       1,100,000           NA     E     MF            Complete
Southwest        Ochs Brick                          Springfield         manufacturer of bricks                          32       35          8,000,000       60,000     E          MF       NA
Northwest        ODC                                 Theif River Falls   snowmobile crate manufacturer                    NA         20       1,000,000           NA     NA    MF            Complete
Twin Cities      Olnick Organization                 Bloomington         five buildings, hotel & office development      65      NA         300,000,000    2,250,000     N          SO       Planned
Twin Cities      Opus                                Shakopee            Minnesota Valley Distribution Center III        65      NA                  NA      230,000     N          DW       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Opus                                Maple Grove         office or warehouse                             65      NA                  NA      107,000     N        DW, SO     Planned
Twin Cities      Opus Northwest                      Savage              Eagle Creek Commerce Center 2                   65      NA                  NA      132,000     N        DW, SO     Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Opus Northwest                      Minneapolis         2 office buildings, hotel, library              65      NA                  NA    1,000,000     N      HO, SO, MX   Planned
Twin Cities      Pajor & Associates LLC              Minneapolis         sign manufacturing                               NA         24       1,750,000       17,000     N     MF            Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Paramount Real Estate Corporation   Bloomington         real estate development                           65        NA              NA       80,678     N     DW, SO        Complete
Central          Park Industries, Inc.               Saint Cloud         concrete cutting and finishing equip.            NA         30       4,000,000       50,000     E     MF            NA
Central          Park Manufacturing                  Cambridge           wire / cable assemblies                         36      75                  NA       42,000     N          MF       Complete
Twin Cities      Paychex Inc.                        Mendota Heights     payroll services                                73      NA                  NA       30,000     N          OF       Planned
Twin Cities      PCL Construction                    Burnsville          construction                                     NA         30       3,000,000           NA     N     OF            Complete
Northwest        Phoenix Industries                  Crookston           fiberglass manufacturer                          NA          5       1,300,000       40,000     N     DW,MF,HQ      Complete
Northwest        Phoenix Industries                  Crookston           fiberglass manufacturer                         30       5             1300000        40000     N      DW, MF, HQ   Complete
Southeast        Pike Companies                      Dexter              recycled plastic panels                         30       30          2,500,000       30,000     N          MF       Planned
Twin Cities      Pipe Fabricators                    Maple Grove         fabricator of water pipes                       34      NA                  NA      100,000     N          MF       Groundbr.
West Central     PM Holdings                         Windsor             kosher beef                                     20      300         22,000,000       60,000     E          MF       Planned
Twin Cities      PolarFab                            Bloomington                                                         36
                                                                         integrated circuits for data storage applications       NA                  NA       23,000     E          MF       Planned
West Central     Poly Tec                            Wheaton             lawn & garden custom molded products            32       30          3,000,000           NA     E          MF       Planned
Twin Cities      Possis Medical, Inc.                Coon Rapids         biomedical manufacturing                        39      190                 NA           NA     E        MF, RD     Planned
Northwest        Prac's Institute                    East Grand Forks    pharmaceutical research                         80      50                  NA       36,000     N        RD, OF     Planned
Southwest        Prairie Lakes Internet              Mankato             internet provider                               NA       20          1,800,000       15,000     E          HQ       NA
Twin Cities      Pratt/Ordway Development            Vadnais Heights                                                     65
                                                                         one office building, one office/showroom building       NA                  NA       91,000     N        DW, SO     Planned
Central          Precision Fiberglass                Grove City          fiber glass products                            32       8           1,000,000       30,000     E          MF       Planned
Southeast        Primera Foods Corp.                 Altura              soy and rice processor                          20       50         10,000,000      105,000     E          MF       Planned
Central          Product Network.Com                 Saint Cloud         website developer                               73       60                 NA           NA     N          OF       Complete
Southwest        Protein Ingredient Tech Inc.        Mountain Lake       animal feed                                     20       30          6,250,000           NA     N          MF       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Pulse Products                      Minnetonka          office                                          50      NA                  NA       12,000     N        OF, MX     Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Pure Humidifier                     Chaska              manufacturer of humidifiers                     38      NA                  NA       30,000     E      MF, HQ, RD   Planned
Twin Cities      Quality Bicycle Products            Bloomington         bicycle products                                99      NA                  NA       53,600     N        DW, OF     Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Quantech                            Eagan               bar code management                             73      NA                  NA       21,000     N          OF       Complete
Twin Cities      Quorum Linear                       Eagan               unknown                                         NA      NA                  NA       43,000     N          HQ       Planned
*Unknown         Qwest Comunications                 *Unknown            telephone service                               48       24                 NA      125,000     N          HQ       Planned
Twin Cities      R & D Technical Services            Burnsville          ovens for circuit boards                        36       15          1,000,000       10,000     N          MF       NA
Twin Cities      Radisson Hotel                      Saint Paul          hotel                                           70      NA           9,000,000           NA     E          HO       Complete
Central          Rainbow Play Systems                Glencoe             playground equipment                            NA      100                 NA      130,000     N        DW, MF     Complete
Twin Cities      Real Estate                         Brooklyn Center     Real estate development                         65      NA                  NA      110,700     E          SO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Real Estate Recycling               Brooklyn Center     real estate recycling                           65      NA                  NA      200,000     N          SO       Planned
Twin Cities      Red Lake Industries                 South Saint Paul    housing manufacturer                            15      NA          25,000,000      280,000     N          MF       Planned
Twin Cities      Reell Precision Manufacturing       Vadnais Heights     spring clutches and positioning hinges          35      NA                  NA       30,000     E          MF       Planned
Twin Cities      Reflections Printing                Saint Louis Park    printing                                        27      NA                  NA       20,000     N        DW, OF     Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Rep Alliance                        Shakopee            business services                               73      NA                  NA       20,000     N          OF       Planned
Twin Cities      ReSale World                        Minneapolis         sales of antique/consignments over internet NA             118              NA       40,000     N     HQ            Groundbr.
Business Expansions 2000
Region           Company Name                                  Place Name        Product Description                          SIC     Jobs      Investment ($)     Sq. Ft.   N/E      Use        Stage
Twin Cities      Retek Information Systems                     Minneapolis       software                                      50      400                 NA    210,000     N         HQ        Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Rockcliff Dev                                 Eagan             Northwoods Business Center                    65      NA           1,765,000     43,300     N       DW, SO      Groundbr.
Northwest        Roseau Redevelopment                          Roseau            commercial redevelopment                       NA         NA       1,650,000         NA     E     MX            Groundbr.
Southwest        Royal American Foods                          Le Center         food products                                  NA         60       1,800,000     18,000     E     MF,OF         Groundbr.
Twin Cities      RPD Properties                                Minneapolis       Armory Tech Center                            65      NA           7,000,000    120,000     E          SO       Planned
Twin Cities      Ryan Co. US Inc.                              Greenwood         real estate development                       65      NA                  NA     18,000     N          SO       Planned
Twin Cities      Ryan Cos.                                     New Brighton      real estate                                   65      NA                  NA     60,000     N          SO       Planned
Twin Cities      Ryan Cos. U.S. Inc                            Minneapolis       real-estate development                       65      NA                  NA    150,000     N          SO       Groundbr.
Southwest        S & M Manufacturing Inc.                      Granite Falls     Magnetics                                     34       39            1500000       2000     N          MF       Planned
Northeast        Sato Travel                                   Ely               travel reservation firm                       72      128          1,000,000     16,000     N          OF       Planned
Twin Cities      Scherer Bros. Lumber                          Champlin                                                        24
                                                                                 supplier of lumber, windows, building materials       NA                  NA    133,000     N        DW, OF     Planned
Central          Scherping Systems                             Glencoe           manufacturer of cheese making equipment 35             30          1,201,291         NA     N          MF       Planned
Twin Cities      Schroeder Milk                                Maplewood         milk production                               20       30          3,000,000         NA     E          MF       Planned
Southwest        Schwan's Sales Enterprises                    Lake Wilson       call center                                   20      60             650,000     15,000     N          OF       Groundbr.
Southwest        Schwan's Sales Enterprises                    Marshall          food products                                 20       70           10000000      75000     N         HQRD      Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Schwieters Group                              White Bear Lake   construction                                  17      N/A                 N/A    40,000     N          HQ       Complete
Twin Cities      Schwieters Group                              White Bear Lake   construction                                  17      N/A                 N/A    45,000     N          MF       Planned
Central          Sentinal Printing                             Saint Cloud       book printer                                    27        20       5,000,000     50,000     NA    MF            NA
Twin Cities      Shakopee Valley Health Care                   Shakopee          offices for medical clinic                    80      NA           1,500,000     18,192     N          OF       Planned
Twin Cities      Sheetmetal Connections                        Fridley           metal manufacturing                           33      NA           1,202,000     51,200     N        DW, MF     Planned
Northwest        Shooting Star Casino                          Mahnomen          casino/convention center                      79      125         25,000,000     66,000     E        HQ, HO     Planned
Twin Cities      Sierra Corporation                            Minnetonka        Low-v and Waterborne Wood Finishes            28      NA                  NA     24,000     N          MF       Complete
West Central     SIGCO Sunplant Inc                            Breckenridge      food processing                               20      30             4000000           0    E          MF       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Silverview Office Center                      Mounds View       office                                        65      NA                  NA     25,000     N          SO       Planned
Twin Cities      SimonDelivers.com                             New Hope          internet grocer                               59      240                 NA    100,000     N        DW, HQ     Planned
Central          SoftPac Industries                            Elk River         manufacturing food & beverage products        20      NA           5,000,000     75,000     N          MF       Groundbr.
Southwest        South Riverfront Redevelopment                Mankato           commercial redevelopment                       NA         NA       1,300,000         NA     E     MX            NA
Twin Cities      Spanlink                                      Brooklyn Park     installs customer service centers             73      160                 NA         NA     E          HQ       Planned
Southwest        Specialty Manufacturing Co. - Marr Machines   Granite Falls     Industrial values                             34       25                   0     40000     N          MF       Planned
Central          Spectrum Coating                              Litchfield        paint/coatings                                  34        30              NA     60,000     E     MF            Groundbr.
Southwest        Springfield Redevelopment                     Springfield       commercial redevelopment                       NA         NA       1,500,000         NA     E     MX            Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Sprint                                        Saint Paul        communications company                        48      NA           3,500,000         NA     N          OF       Complete
Twin Cities      St. Jude Medical                              Maple Grove       medical equipment manufacturers               38      NA                  NA     61,000     N          OF       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      St. Paul Port Authority                       Saint Paul        Great Northern Business Center                65      600         15,000,000    320,000     N      DW, MF, SO   Planned
Twin Cities      Stiele & Bakken Investments                   Hopkins           3 office buildings                            65      NA                  NA     70,000     N          SO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Stony Lake Properties                         New Brighton      real estate                                   65      NA                  NA     80,000     N         SOMX      Planned
Twin Cities      Streamline.com                                Shakopee          internet grocer                               72      450          5,000,000    108,000     N          DW       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Sun Country                                   Bloomington       airline                                       45      125                 NA         NA     E          OF       Complete
Central          Sunrise Fiberglass Corporation                Wyoming           fiberglass                                    32       33          1,000,000         NA     E          MF       Planned
Twin Cities      Sunrise Properties                            Vadnais Heights   multi-tenant office on Talmadge Circle        65      NA                  NA     20,000     N          SO       Planned
Twin Cities      SunSource Technology                          Savage            repair, engineering, and parts distributor    73      NA                  NA     67,472     N        DW, OF     Complete
Twin Cities      Supervalu                                     Hopkins                                                         51
                                                                                 grocery distribution, perishible goods expansion      NA                  NA    165,000     E          DW       Planned
Twin Cities      Supervalu                                     Chanhassen        grocery distribution                          51      NA                  NA    157,000     N          OF       Groundbr.
Northeast        Sykes International                           Eveleth           custom service operation                       NA        300              NA     42,000     N     OF            Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Systematic Refrigeration                      Ramsey            refrigeration manufacturer                     NA         50       3,800,000         NA     N     MF            Groundbr.
Business Expansions 2000
Region           Company Name                     Place Name         Product Description                           SIC     Jobs      Investment ($)       Sq. Ft.   N/E        Use      Stage
Twin Cities      Target                           Brooklyn Park      retailer, Target North Office Campus           59      NA                  NA    1,300,000     N          OF       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Target Corporation               Brooklyn Park      department stores                              53      NA           1,300,000           NA     N          HQ       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Target Plaza South               Minneapolis        department store                                 53        NA              NA    1,200,000     N     HQ            Groundbr.
West Central     Tastefully Simple                Alexandria         food processing/distributors                   20       50            1000000        20000     E          DW       Complete
Southwest        Taylor Corp.                     North Mankato      commercial printing                            27      NA                  NA      300,000     N          OF       Complete
Southwest        Taylor Corp.                     North Mankato      commercial printing                            27      NA                  NA       45,000     N          OF       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Techies.com                      Edina              internet technology                            73      125                 NA           NA     N          OF       Planned
Twin Cities      Telex                            Burnsville         audio, communication and audiovisual equipment 36      123                 NA       40,000     E          MF       Complete
Central          TFG Direct                       Foley              call center / direct marketing                 59       50            100,000       10,000     E          OF       Complete
Twin Cities      The Village                      Brooklyn Park      real estate                                    65      NA                  NA      200,000     N          MX       Planned
Southwest        Thin Film Technology             North Mankato      circuit equipment manufacturer                 33      NA                  NA       15,000     E          RD       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      TOLD Development                 Maple Grove        6450 Wedgwood Rd                               65      NA                  NA       48,000     N          SO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      TOLD Development                 Maple Grove        real estate development                        65      NA                  NA           NA     N         HOSO      Planned
Southwest        Toro Company                     Windom             lawnmowers/snow blowers                        52       20                   0            0    E          MF       Planned
Twin Cities      Towle                            Savage             built-to-suit office/showroom/manufacturing 60         NA                  NA      110,000     N      DW, MF, SO   Planned
Twin Cities      Twin City Bagel                  South Saint Paul   bakery distribution                            20       45                 NA       26,000     N        DW, MF     Planned
Twin Cities      Ucare Minnesota                  Minneapolis        HMO                                            80      NA           3,500,000       80,000     N          HQ       Complete
Twin Cities      Ultra Machining Co.              Corcoran           precision machined parts                       35       40          1,500,000       40,000     E          MF       Planned
Northeast        Uniprise                         Duluth             HMO                                            80      350                 NA           NA     E          OF       Planned
Twin Cities      Unisource Worldwide              Brooklyn Park      paper supplier (printing & Imaging)            51      NA                  NA      380,000     N          DW       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Unisource Worldwide Inc.         Brooklyn Park      paper distributor                              51      NA                  NA      250,000     N        DW, OF     Planned
Northeast        United Health Care               Duluth             claims processing, billing                       80        75              NA       50,000     N     OF            Planned
Twin Cities      United Health Group              Minnetonka         health maintenance organization                80      NA                  NA       50,000     N          HQ       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      United Parcel Service            Maple Grove        delivery services                              42      NA                  NA      400,000     N          DW       Groundbr.
Central          United Parcel Service            Isanti             delivery service                               42      NA                  NA       13,000     E          DW       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      United Properties                Mendota Heights    real estate development                        65      NA                  NA       40,000     N          SO       Planned
Twin Cities      United Properties                Lake Elmo          real estate development                        65      N/A                 N/A     120,000     N         OF, SO    Planned
Twin Cities      United Properties                Mendota Heights    real estate development                        65      NA                  NA       62,000     N          SO       NA
Twin Cities      United Properties                Edina              real estate development                          65        NA              NA      950,000     N     MX, SO        Groundbr.
Twin Cities      United Properties                Golden Valley      real estate development                          65        NA              NA      190,000     N     MX, SO        Complete
Twin Cities      United Properties                Bloomington        real estate development                        65      NA                  NA      265,000     N          SO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      United Properties                Mendota Heights    real estate development                        65      NA                  NA      120,000     N          SO       Planned
Twin Cities      United Properties                Mendota Heights    Mendota Tech Center 3                          65      NA                  NA       62,000     N          SO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      United Properties                Eden Prairie       Eden Prairie Office Plaza                      65      NA           1,500,000       27,000     N          SO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      United Properties                Plymouth           Plymouth Ponds VII                             65      NA                  NA      109,000     N          SO       Planned
West Central     United Structural Components     Moorhead           full service supplier of structural components NA       63          2,900,000       25,000     N      DW, MF, HQ   Groundbr.
Northeast        UnitedHealth Group               Duluth             HMO claims, processing, billing                80       75                 NA      160,000     N          OF       Planned
Central          Universal Enterprises            Sauk Rapids        asphalt maintenance                            16       10          1,000,000           NA     E          MF       Planned
Twin Cities      University of Minnesota          Minneapolis        educational services, Gateway Office Building  82      NA                  NA      230,000     N          OF       Complete
Twin Cities      Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc.   Plymouth           pharmaceutical manufacturer                    38      NA           5,000,000       18,000     E      MF, HQ, RD   Groundbr.
Twin Cities      US Bancorp                       Saint Paul         financial services, Client Service Center      62      750         55,000,000      350,000     N          OF       Planned
Twin Cities      US Federal Credit Union          Burnsville         credit union headquarters                      60      NA                  NA       49,000     N          HQ       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      US Filter                        Vadnais Heights    water meter manufacturer                       35      NA                  NA       30,000     E          MF       Groundbr.
Northeast        Usan Technology Campus           Duluth             technology office                              65      150                 NA       50,000     E          SO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      USCO Logistics                   Shakopee           logistics supported information systems        73      NA                  NA      157,644     N          DW       Planned
Business Expansions 2000
Region            Company Name                                Place Name       Product Description                        SIC    Jobs         Investment ($)         Sq. Ft.   N/E         Use     Stage
Twin Cities       ValueVision                                 Eden Prairie     home shopping network                       59     NA                     NA         80,000     N           OF      Complete
Twin Cities       Veritas Software Corp.                      Roseville        software development                        73     600            50,000,000        263,000     N           HQ      Groundbr.
Twin Cities       Villages                                    Chanhassen       mixed use / speculative office              65     NA              1,000,000         15,000     N           SO      Groundbr.
West Central      Vinylite Windows                            Fergus Falls     window and door fabricator                  24      15             1,000,000             NA     N           MF      Complete
Central           Virnig Manufacturing & Welding              Rice             die casting & welding                        NA        14          1,000,000         25,600     N     MF            Groundbr.
West Central      Voyager Supply & Fabrication                Brandon          aluminum supply 7 fabrication company       33      15               425,000         20,000     E           MF      NA
Southwest         V-Tek                                       North Mankato    magnetic tape manufacturer                  33     NA                     NA         19,200     E           MF      Planned
Southwest         V-Tek                                       Mankato          electronic componet manufacturer            36      10             1,000,000         20,000     E          DW, MF   Groundbr.
Southeast         Wabasha Redevelopment                       Wabasha          commercial redevelopment                     NA        NA          1,300,000             NA     E     SO            Groundbr.
West Central      Wadena Redevelopment                        Wadena           commercial redevelopment                    65      0                2400000               0    E           MX      Groundbr.
Southeast         Wal-Mart                                    Rochester        retail development                          65     200             6,600,000        104,000     E           DW      Planned
Twin Cities       Ware Manufacturing                          New Hope         sheet metal stamping, wire manufacturing    33     NA              3,000,000        100,000     E           MF      Planned
Twin Cities       Wayne Transports                            Minneapolis      rrucking - liquid and dry Bulk              42     NA              4,000,000         40,000     N          DW, OF   Complete
Twin Cities       Wayne Transports                            Rosemount        freight transportation                      42     NA                     NA         37,000     N           DW      Groundbr.
Twin Cities       Webb Business Promotions                    Rosemount        company logos on promotional products       39     NA                     NA         73,000     N          DW, MF   Planned
Twin Cities       Wellington Management                       Saint Paul       Wellington Management Building              65     NA              1,000,000             NA     N           OF      Planned
Twin Cities       Wellington Management Inc.                  Saint Paul       Snelling Office Park                        65     NA                     NA         40,000     E           SO      Groundbr.
Twin Cities       Wellinston Management                       Saint Paul       real-estate development                     65     NA             40,000,000        325,000     N           SO      Planned
Southwest         Wells Pre-Stress Concrete                   Wells            concrete panel manufacturer                 32      30             1,000,000             NA     E           MF      Complete
Twin Cities       Welsh Cos.                                  Eagan            Town Centre Plaza                           65     NA                     NA         44,750     N           SO      Groundbr.
West Central      West Central Turkeys                        Pelican Rapids   turkey processing                           20      60            15,000,000             NA     E           MF      Planned
West Central      West Tool & Die                             Fergus Falls                                                NA      NA              1,000,000             NA     E           MF      Complete
Northeast         Westburne Supply Inc                        Duluth           plumbing and heating supplies               52     NA                     NA         52,240     N           MX      Groundbr.
Southwest         Westin Automotive                           Saint James      after market auto parts                     37      40             1,500,000         60,000     N          DW, MF   Planned
Southwest         Widen Tool                                  Mankato          precision manufacturing                      NA         8                 NA         30,000     E     MF            NA
Southwest         Wilcon Construction                         Saint James      construction                                 NA        30                 NA             NA     N     OF            NA
Twin Cities       Williams Hill Development                   Saint Paul       real estate development                       65       NA                 NA        121,348     N     DW, SO, MF    Complete
Central           Wiman Corporation                           Saint Cloud      fulfillment/plastic & wood mfg.            NA       50               690,000             NA     N          MF       Planned
Twin Cities       Wirth Companies                             Minneapolis      real estate management                      65     NA             30,000,000        220,000     E          HO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities       Wispark                                     Apple Valley     Wispark Business Park                       65     NA                     NA        211,156     N          SO       Planned
Twin Cities       Wispark                                     Eagan            Grank Oak Three                             65     NA                     NA         60,000     N          SO       Planned
Twin Cities       Wispark                                     Eagan            warehouse                                   65     NA                     NA         97,285     N          DW       Complete
Twin Cities       Wispark                                     Eagan            3 office building, warehouse space          65     NA             25,000,000        250,000     N        DW, SO     Planned
Twin Cities       Wispark                                     Shakopee         offices/showroom                            65     NA              6,000,000        162,000     N        DW, SO     Groundbr.
Twin Cities       X Cel Energy Center                         Saint Paul       public sports facility                     NA      NA            130,000,000             NA     N          MX       Complete
Twin Cities       Xiotech Corp.                               Eden Prairie     computer data storage systems, Prairie Oaks 36
                                                                                                                           Corporate Center
                                                                                                                                  350                    NA         83,000     N      MF, RD, OF   Planned
Twin Cities       Yankee Doodle Business Center               Eagan            office/warehouse                            65     NA                     NA         40,000     N        DW, SO     Planned
Twin Cities       YMCA Assembly                               Minneapolis      youth services office                       65     NA              1,200,000             NA     N          OF       Groundbr.
Twin Cities       Young America Corp.                         Chanhassen       marketing                                   73     NA                     NA         50,000     N          OF       Complete
Twin Cities       Zamba                                       Minneapolis      computer - website design & publishing      73     N/A                    N/A        27,000     E          MX       Groundbr.
Twin Cities       Zeiss                                       Maple Grove      manufacturer of camera & binocular lenses 33       NA                     NA        110,000     N          OF       Planned
489 Expansions                                                                                                           Total 18,297       3,069,244,291      46,009,098

Note: NA indicates information not available.
Source: Various media outlets, Met Council, and DTED staff.
Business Expansions 2000
Region           Company Name   Place Name   Product Description   SIC   Jobs   Investment ($)   Sq. Ft. N/E   Use   Stage
Business Expansions 2000
Region           Company Name                   Place Name         Product Description                        SIC    Jobs   Investment ($)      Sq. Ft. N/E         Use       Stage
Reached New Stage in 2000
Region           Company Name                   Place Name         Product Description                         SIC   Jobs   Investment ($)       Sq. Ft.   N/E      Use       Stage
Twin Cities      3M                             Cottage Grove      abrasive products                            32    NA        5,709,000       60,000     E        MF        Complete
Northeast        Accelerated Payments Inc.      Two Harbors        information technology, service center       73     50              NA           NA     N         OF       Groundbr.
Northeast        Accelerated Payments Inc.      Two Harbors        financial processor                          73     58               0             0    E         MF       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      ADC Telecommunications         Eden Prairie       telecommunications equip.- business campus36       NA      100,000,000    1,200,000     N         HQ       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      All About Lights               Chanhassen         interior design                              NA    NA        1,957,000       55,900     N      DW, OF      Complete
Twin Cities      Allianz                        Golden Valley      insurance                                    63    700      50,000,000      600,000     N         HQ       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Amcon Construction             Mahtomedi          Stillwater Rd and East Ave.                  65    NA        1,800,000       21,500     N         SO       Complete
Twin Cities      American Express               Minneapolis        financial planning, Corporate Headquarters 62      NA       93,000,000    1,300,000     N     HQ, OF, SO   Complete
Twin Cities      American Flexible Products     Chaska             gaskets, packing and sealing devices         30    NA        1,200,000       50,000     N      MF, OF      Complete
Twin Cities      Atkins Company                 Burnsville         valley pools, built-to-suit facility         65    NA        1,270,000       39,000     N      DW, SO      Complete
Central          B.I. Performance Services      Sauk Rapids        consultant for incentive plans               73    660       4,500,000      120,000     N      DW, OF      Groundbr.
Twin Cities      BAC                            Brooklyn Park      Edinburgh Professional Building              65    NA        1,124,000       19,800     N        SO        Complete
Twin Cities      Belae Brands                   Shakopee           perfumes, cosmetics, and toilet preparations 28    NA        4,000,000      150,000     N      DW, MF      Complete
Twin Cities      Bernard Dalsin Manufacturing   Farmington         manufacturing                                35    NA        2,300,000       70,000     N      DW, MF      Complete
Twin Cities      BF Nelson Co.                  Savage             folding paper cartons                        26    NA               NA      400,000     N     DW, MF, HQ   Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Blue Cross/Blue Shield         Eagan              health services                              80    NA       24,000,000      110,000     E         OF       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Border States Industries       Brooklyn Park      electrical distributor                       50    NA               NA       65,000     N         OF       Complete
Twin Cities      Buffets Inc.                   Eagan              restaurant services                          54    NA        8,000,000       98,300     N         HQ       Complete
Twin Cities      Caliber Development            Plymouth           Parkers Lake Pointe East                     65    NA        1,232,000       44,000     N      DW, SO      Complete
Twin Cities      Carload Connection             Lakeville          unknown                                      NA    NA        1,550,000       51,700     N      DW, HQ      Complete
Twin Cities      Carlson Real Estate            Minnetonka         301 Carlson Parkway                          65    NA               NA      219,000     N         SO       Complete
Twin Cities      Chute Co's.                    Minneapolis        Broadway Ridge Office Center                 65    NA       26,000,000      225,000     N         SO       Complete
Twin Cities      CNS Inc.                       Eden Prairie       maker of Breathe Right Products              39    NA               NA       73,000     N         HQ       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Computer Network Technology    Plymouth           computer network system access units         35    NA               NA      180,000     N        HQ        Complete
Twin Cities      Copeland Building Corp.        Plymouth           Plymouth Tech Park V                         65    NA        2,100,000       73,500     N        SO        Complete
Twin Cities      CSM                            Bloomington        West Bloomington Business Center             65    NA               NA       80,714     N      DW, OF      Complete
Twin Cities      CSM                            Eagan              The Waters Business Center                   65    NA        3,000,000       66,534     N      DW, SO      Complete
Twin Cities      CSM                            Minneapolis        Kasota Business Center 2                     65    NA        6,725,000      107,000     N        DW        Groundbr.
Twin Cities      CSM                            Chanhassen         Southwest Tech Center A, B, & C              65    NA        7,000,000      205,000     N        DW        Complete
Twin Cities      CSM                            Eagan              Townplace Suites Hotel                       70    NA        6,000,000           NA     N        HO        Complete
Twin Cities      Cypress Semiconductor Corp.    Bloomington        digital integrated circuits                  36    150     210,000,000             0    E         MF       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Cypress Semiconductor Corp.    Bloomington        digital integrated circuits                  36    150     210,000,000           NA     E         MF       Groundbr.
Northeast        Delta Dental                   Gilbert            claims processing center                     80    130               0             0    N         OF       Complete
Twin Cities      Department 56                  Rogers             importer/marketer of collectibles            32    NA        8,500,000      335,000     N        DW        Complete
Southwest        Dixie Carbonic Inc.            Winnebago          CO2 liquid and dry ice                       28     32       6,100,000       18,000     N         MF       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Duke Realty                    Saint Louis Park   1600 Tower                                   65     0       60,000,000      235,000     N      HQ, SO      Complete
Twin Cities      Duke Realty                    Brooklyn Park      Crosstown North V & VI                       65    NA        7,600,000      217,000     N      DW, SO      Complete
Twin Cities      Duke Realty                    Saint Louis Park   1600 Tower                                   65    NA       60,000,000      235,000     N       HQSO       Complete
Twin Cities      Duke Realty                    Minneapolis        1600 Tower                                   65    NA       60,000,000      244,000     N      HQ, SO      Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Duke-Weeks Realty              Eagan              Apollo Business Center II & III              65    NA       10,900,000      478,000     N        SO        Complete
Twin Cities      Eaton Hydraulics               Eden Prairie       hydraulics                                   35     50              NA       94,000     E      MF, HQ      Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Eden Trace Corp.               Chanhassen         Chanhassen Lakes Business Park addition 65         NA               NA      240,000     N      DW, SO      Groundbr.
Region           Company Name                   Place Name         Product Description                         SIC   Jobs   Investment ($)       Sq. Ft.   N/E      Use       Stage
Business Expansions 2000
Region           Company Name                              Place Name            Product Description                           SIC     Jobs   Investment ($)     Sq. Ft.   N/E        Use         Stage
Twin Cities      Far North Windows and Patio Doors         Champlin              windows, metal, plastic & vinyl                52      NA               NA    135,000     N          HQ          Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Far North Windows and Patio Doors         Champlin              windows, metal, plastic & vinyl                52       0                0    135,000     N          HQ          Groundbr.
Central          Fay Mar Manufacturing                     Monticello            pipe benders                                   34       40       1,500,000     20,000     N          MF          Groundbr.
Twin Cities      First Industrial                          Shakopee              Park Southwest 2000 - Phase 2                  65      NA               NA    136,000     N          DW          Complete
Twin Cities      First Industrial                          Shakopee              Park Southwest 2000 - Phase 2                  65      NA               NA    136,000     N          DW          Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Fischer Development                       Apple Valley          Fischer Marketplace                            65      NA        2,309,000     52,800     N          SO          Complete
Southeast        Food Service Specialties                  Red Wing              mfg. of tomato sauces for restaurant chains 20         NA        3,100,000     40,000     N      MF, HQ, RD      Complete
Twin Cities      Fortis Financial                          Woodbury              financial services                             62      NA               NA     31,040     N           OF         Groundbr.
Twin Cities      FRM Associates                            Minneapolis           Marquette Plaza                                65      NA       55,000,000    220,000     E          SO          Groundbr.
Twin Cities      G & K Services                            Saint Paul            uniform supply                                 51      150       3,000,000     76,500     N        DW, MF        Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Gainey Transportation Services            Inver Grove Heights   transportation services                        47      NA        1,200,000     53,400     N        DW, OF        Complete
Twin Cities      General Litho Services Inc.               Brooklyn Park         commercial printing                            27       60       2,084,000     56,564     E          MF          Complete
Twin Cities      Gustafson Inc.                            Shakopee              mfg. electric panels for agricultural equipment35       35       2,500,000    114,000     N      DW, MF, OF      Complete
Twin Cities      Haugland Co                               Edina                 Interlachen Corporate Center                   65      NA        7,900,000    104,000     N          SO          Complete
Twin Cities      Hilton Garden Inn                         Eden Prairie          hotel                                          70      NA        4,000,000         NA     N          HO          Complete
Twin Cities      Hines                                     Minneapolis           real estate development                        65      NA               NA    640,000     N          SO          Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Hines                                     Minneapolis           real estate development                        65       0                0    640,000     N          SO          Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Holiday Inn Express Hotels & Suites       Vadnais Heights       hotel                                          70       0                0     50,534     N          HO          Groundbr.
Twin Cities      HOM Furniture                             Coon Rapids           furniture                                      25      NA               NA    140,000     E          DW          Complete
Twin Cities      Hoyt / Welsh Co.                          Plymouth              Plymouth Tech Park IV                          65      NA               NA     53,000     N        DW, SO        Complete
Twin Cities      Innovex Inc.                              Maple Plain           disk drive circuits                            35      NA       15,000,000     80,000     N        MF, HQ        Complete
Twin Cities      LandCor Inc.                              Maple Grove           Five Star Commerce Center 3                    65      NA               NA     47,000     N          DW          Groundbr.
Northwest        Larson/Glastron Boats                     Little Falls          boats                                          33      NA        4,400,000     94,700     E          MF          Complete
Twin Cities      Lawson Software                           Saint Paul            computer software                                73    NA               NA    423,000     N          HQ          Complete
Twin Cities      Liberty Property Trust                    Eden Prairie          Lake Smetana Business Park                     65      NA               NA    250,000     N          SO          Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Marfield Belgarde and Yaffe               Brooklyn Park         real estate development                        65      NA               NA     75,000     N          SO          Complete
Twin Cities      Marfield Belgrade & Yaffe                 Rogers                real estate development                        65       0                0    242,000     N     DW, OF, SO, MX   Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Mate Precision Tooling                    Anoka                 manufacturing machine tools                    35      400       9,000,000    200,000     N      MF, HQ, RD      Complete
Twin Cities      Mayflower Distributing                    Mendota Heights       warehouse                                      65       0        2,100,000     71,400     N        DW, SO        Complete
Twin Cities      Mayflower Distributing                    Mendota Heights       warehouse                                      65      NA        2,100,000     71,400     N        DW, SO        Complete
Twin Cities      Media One                                 Saint Paul            cable television provider                      48      300       9,000,000         NA     N           OF         Complete
Twin Cities      Metris                                    Minnetonka            direct marketer of credit cards                61      350              NA    303,000     N           OF         Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Microtel Inn                              Bloomington           hotel                                          70      NA        2,000,000         NA     N          HO          Complete
Twin Cities      Mount Properties                          Bloomington           Normandale Ponds                               65      NA               NA     36,000     N          SO          Complete
Twin Cities      Mount Properties                          Bloomington           office/warehouse                               65      NA               NA    350,000     N        DW, SO        Groundbr.
Twin Cities      National Distribution Services            Shakopee              distributor                                    73      20               NA     40,000     N        DW, OF        Complete
Twin Cities      Northcott Co.                             Chanhassen            hotel/restaurant co.                           70      NA        2,739,000     71,000     N          HQ          Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Northwest Airlines Federal Credit Union   Apple Valley          credit union                                   48      NA               NA    120,000     N          HQ          Groundbr.
Twin Cities      NSP & LS Power Corp                       Cottage Grove         electric facility                              49      275              NA         NA     N          DW          Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Omni Remanufacturing                      Minneapolis           unknown                                       NA       NA        2,200,000     64,000     N          DW          Complete
Twin Cities      Ontrack Data International Inc            Eden Prairie          software                                       73      NA               NA     62,200     N          HQ          Complete
Twin Cities      Oppidan Investment Company                Eden Prairie          Office Ridge Circle                            65      NA               NA     46,200     N          SO          Complete
Region           Company Name                              Place Name            Product Description                           SIC     Jobs   Investment ($)     Sq. Ft.   N/E        Use         Stage
Twin Cities      Opus Northwest                            Maple Grove           Arbor Lakes                                    65      NA      260,000,000    550,000     N         SO, MX       Complete
Twin Cities      Opus Northwest                            Minnetonka            Crescent Ridge Corporate Center I & II         65      NA       14,900,000    565,000     N          SO          Complete
Business Expansions 2000
Region           Company Name                            Place Name            Product Description                          SIC   Jobs   Investment ($)       Sq. Ft.   N/E      Use       Stage
Twin Cities      Opus Northwest                          Savage                Eagle Creek Commerce Center 1                65     NA               NA      107,000     N      DW, SO      Complete
Twin Cities      Opus Northwest                          Plymouth              Bass Creek Corporate Center I                65     NA               NA      123,000     N        SO        Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Opus Northwest                          Savage                Eagle Creek Commerce Center 2                65     NA               NA      132,000     N      DW, SO      Complete
Twin Cities      Opus Northwest                          Savage                Eagle Creek Commerce Center 2                65      0                0      132,000     N      DW, SO      Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Park Real Estate                        Eagan                 Prairie Oaks                                 65     NA        1,330,000       55,000     N         SO       Complete
Twin Cities      Polaris Industries                      Medina                transportation equipment                     37     NA       17,000,000      130,000     N         HQ       Complete
Twin Cities      Prime Source Corp.                      Roseville             supplier to printing industry                27     NA        2,060,000       78,000     N      DW, HQ      Complete
Twin Cities      Real Estate Recycling                   Brooklyn Center       real estate development                      65     NA               NA      200,000     E         SO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Real Estate Recycling                   Brooklyn Center       real estate recycling                        65      0                0      200,000     N         SO       Planned
Twin Cities      Realife Inc.                            Mounds View           co-op                                        50     NA        5,400,000      145,000     N        DW        Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Red Cross                               Minneapolis           blood collection and testing                 80     NA        6,150,000       48,600     N        HQ        Complete
Twin Cities      Retailer Services Corp.                 Anoka                 wood office furniture                        25     NA        1,000,000       31,000     N        MF        Complete
Twin Cities      Richfield Bank & Trust                  Richfield             Woodlake Centre                              65     NA       34,000,000           NA     N        MX        Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Roseville Properties                    Mendota Heights       Centre Pointe 4                              65     NA               NA       58,500     N        SO        Complete
Twin Cities      Roseville Properties                    Mendota Heights       Centre Pointe 3                              65     NA               NA       35,000     N        DW        Complete
Twin Cities      Roseville Properties                    Eagan                 Eagan Business Commons 2                     65     NA               NA       55,000     N        DW        Complete
Twin Cities      Rottenberg                              Plymouth              Northpointe Business Center                  65     NA        1,818,000       59,000     N        DW        Complete
Twin Cities      Ryan Cos.                               Minneapolis           real estate - office tower                   65     NA       72,000,000      480,000     N         SO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Ryan Cos. U.S. Inc                      Minneapolis           real-estate development                      65     NA               NA      150,000     N         SO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Ryan Cos. U.S. Inc                      Minneapolis           real-estate development                      65      0                0      150,000     N         SO       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Schiebout LTD                           Coon Rapids           unknown                                      NA     NA        1,534,000       47,200     N        SO        Complete
Twin Cities      Schwieters Bros.                        Hugo                  Bald Eagle Industrial Park                   65     250       1,400,000       30,600     N     DW, MF, HQ   Complete
Twin Cities      Scicom Data Services                    Minnetonka            comercial printing                           27     NA               NA       42,000     E         OF       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Sebesta Blomberg                        Roseville             engineering firm                             87     NA               NA       50,000     N        HQ        Complete
Twin Cities      Simon Delivers.com                      New Hope              online grocery retailer                      99     NA               NA      100,000     N        DW        Complete
Twin Cities      Skyline Displays Inc.                   Eagan                 trade show display maker                     39     NA       17,000,000      280,000     N        MF        Complete
Northeast        Soft Center Duluth                      Duluth                computer tech. co's.                         73     800      31,000,000      192,000     N        SO        Complete
Central          SoftPac Industries                      Elk River             manufacturing food & beverage products       20     NA        5,000,000       75,000     N         MF       Groundbr.
Central          SoftPac Industries                      Elk River             manufacturing food & beverage products       20      0        5,000,000       75,000     N         MF       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      St. Croix Real Estate Inc               Vadnais Heights       Parkway Place                                65     NA               NA       32,000     E      DW, SO      Complete
Twin Cities      St. Croix Real Estate Inc               Vadnais Heights       Parkway Place                                65      0                0       32,000     E      DW, SO      Complete
Twin Cities      Staybridge Suites                       Maple Grove           hotel                                        70     NA               NA       80,000     N         HO       Complete
Twin Cities      Stringer Business Systems               Eagan                 unknown                                      NA     NA               NA       25,000     N        HQ        Complete
Twin Cities      SunSource Technology                    Savage                repair, engineering, and parts distributor   73     NA               NA       67,472     N      DW, OF      Complete
Twin Cities      Target                                  Brooklyn Park         retailer, Target North Office Campus         59      0                0    1,300,000     N         OF       Groundbr.
Twin Cities      Taylor Corp                             Inver Grove Heights   printing / travel tags                       27     NA        1,525,000       38,100     E         MF       Complete
Twin Cities      Telex Communications                    Burnsville            communications equipment                     36     111              NA      114,000     N         HQ       Complete
Twin Cities      Thomas Engineering                      Brooklyn Park         designs and manufactures stampings           87      23       3,500,000       32,000     E         MF       Complete
Twin Cities      TOLD Development                        Maple Grove           Wedgewood Commerce Center X                  65     NA        1,647,000       48,100     N        DW        Complete
Twin Cities      Transportation Corporation of America   Eagan                 truckload freight and logistics              42     NA               NA      120,000     N         HQ       Complete
Southeast        Treasure Island Casino                  Prairie Island        amusement services                           79     100      34,000,000      135,000     E      DW, OF      Groundbr.
Central          Twin City Die Casting                   Monticello            magnesium die casting                        33      85       2,000,000       35,000     N         MF       Groundbr.
Region           Company Name                            Place Name            Product Description                          SIC   Jobs   Investment ($)       Sq. Ft.   N/E      Use       Stage
Twin Cities      Unisource Worldwide Inc.                Brooklyn Park         paper distributor                            51     151               0      380,000     N      DW, HQ      Groundbr.
Twin Cities      United Properties                       Edina                 real estate development                      65      0                0      215,000     N         SO       Complete
Business Expansions 2000
Region            Company Name                                Place Name         Product Description               SIC    Jobs      Investment ($)         Sq. Ft.   N/E    Use     Stage
Twin Cities       United Properties                           Lake Elmo          Wildwood Lodge Hotel              70      NA                  NA         80,000     N      HO      Groundbr.
Twin Cities       United Properties                           Lake Elmo          Wildwood Lodge Hotel              70       0                   0         80,000     N      HO      Groundbr.
Twin Cities       United Properties                           Golden Valley      Golden Hills Office               65      NA                  NA        192,000     N      SO      Complete
Twin Cities       United Properties                           Mendota Heights    Mendota Tech Center 2             65      NA                  NA         83,000     N      SO      Complete
Twin Cities       United Properties                           Mendota Heights    Mendota Tech Center               65      NA                  NA         60,800     N     DW, SO   Complete
Twin Cities       United Properties                           Edina              real estate development           65      NA                  NA        215,000     N      SO      Complete
Twin Cities       US Bankcorp-Piper Jaffrey                   Minneapolis        financial services                62      NA         160,000,000        695,000     N      HQ      Complete
Twin Cities       Waterous Company                            South Saint Paul   unknown                           NA      NA           2,000,000         10,000     N      DW      Groundbr.
Twin Cities       Welsh Cos.                                  Minneapolis        Phillips Eco Enterprise Center    65      NA           5,100,000         64,000     N     DW, SO   Complete
West Central      West Central Turkeys                        Pelican Rapids     turkey processing                 20       60         15,000,000         40,000     E      MF      Complete
Twin Cities       Wingate Inn Hotel                           Oakdale            hotel                             70      NA           3,200,000         46,000     N      HO      Complete
Twin Cities       Young America Corp.                         Chanhassen         marketing                         73      NA                  NA         50,000     N      OF      Complete
145 Expansions                                                                                                    Total   5,190   1,821,263,000      21,907,058

Note: NA indicates information not available.
Source: Various media outlets, Met Council, and DTED staff.

				
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