Business Opportunities

Close to the Twin Cities with lake access and a thriving downtown at its center, the City of Long Lake is a great place in which to live and work.  Our community is home to a diverse variety of businesses, large and small.

Long Lake Community Profile

Starting a business in Long Lake?  Congratulations on your entrance into the world of entrepreneurship.  Numerous individuals have started their own businesses in our town and over time we've seen these businesses mature into cornerstones of our local economy.

Already in Long Lake?  We hope that your experience here has been pleasant thus far, and City staff is here to assist you with any questions you may have as you explore what you need to stay successful.

Open to Business Program

If you’re looking to start a business or grow your existing business, check out the Open to Business Program.  They provide one-on-one assistance for new and expanding businesses. Click here for more information on starting or expanding a business to put the experts on your side. 

Long Lake Area Chamber of Commerce

The Long Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is an excellent organization offering a support network and resources for local Long Lake area businesses.  Please visit their website and learn more.

Research & Additional Information

  • US Census Bureau Minnesota QuickFacts - Provides socioeconomic data, further searchable by County and City.
  • Metropolitan Council- The Metropolitan Council is the Twin Cities regional planning agency that provides essential services to the seven-county metropolitan area.  Also offers community profile data for cities within the region.
  • Positively Minnesota – The Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) offers information on some of the most common questions regarding starting or expanding a business. Please visit their website for comprehensive information about starting a business and learn about State requirements.
  • Small Business Administration - Offers business start-up, financial resources, and business management tools.