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2022 Annual Report

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2021 Annual Report
Q.4 2021 Review

Q.3 2021 Review

Q.2 2021 Review
Q.1 2021 Review

2020 Annual Report



Q.4 2020 Review

Q.3 2020 Review

Q.2 2020 Review

Q.1 2020 Review

2019 Annual Report



City Center Marketplace Analysis

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City Center Mankato has attracted significant investment in the past decade. Learn about opportunities for success in this unique downtown in the City Center Marketplace Analysis booklet. 

Read the Downtown Promotion Reporter Article on the new Business Walks Program started in 2017 via the Business Development & Retention Committee [PDF] >>

2022 Guide to Visiting and Living in Greater Mankato

Visit Mankato and Greater Mankato Growth team up to produce the Guide to Visiting & Living in Greater Mankato, a publication filled with useful information for those who live in, work in or visit Greater Mankato.


MN Valley Business Journal

MN Valley Business Journal

Greater Mankato is pleased to have a section in Minnesota Valley Business, enabling us to share news of interest to the entire Greater Mankato business community.

Visitor's Guide to Greater Mankato

2017 Way to Grow

Greater Mankato - The Way to Grow was a publication highlighting the livability and economic vitality of the Greater Mankato region.



Research & Reports

 Original research and reports compiled and published by the Greater Mankato Growth professional staff.

2021 State of Agriculture Report

The 2021 State of Agriculture Report is a one-of-a-kind report focusing on agriculture in our region. GreenSeam has conducted this survey for the second year in a row to better understand how businesses, organizations, and leaders view the opportunities and challenges facing agriculture in Minnesota and plans to use the gathered information to support ag-related business and programs and to further its community outreach.

How Demographics Impact Poverty Statistics

How Demographics Impact Poverty Statistics

Recently compiled statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau referenced an abnormally high rate of poverty in the Greater Mankato area compared with other regions of Minnesota. This report takes a closer look at how specific age groups (cohorts) impact poverty statistics. With this document, Greater Mankato Growth intends to empower all area stakeholders engaged in this issue by providing a more in-depth understanding of the defining demographics tied to our area’s poverty statistics compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau. view report

Talent Supply & Demand ReportTalent Supply & Demand Report

In Spring 2012 Greater Mankato Growth, together with the South Central Workforce Council and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), conducted the area’s first comprehensive workforce Talent Supply & Demand Study.  The study compared anticipated employer demand to the region’s talent supply in order to identify increased business and talent development opportunities. The Talent Supply & Demand Report includes workforce and employment data, as well as student data from our region’s five higher education institutions: Bethany Lutheran College, Gustavus Adolphus College, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Rasmussen College and South Central College.  

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The 2019-2020 REDA Annual Review was published in September of 2020. This report recaps the year's work and key successes of the Regional Economic Development Alliance (REDA).

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The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Visit Mankato City Center Partnership