City of Cloquet – Holly Butcher (218) 879-3347
Carlton County Economic Development Director – Connie Christenson (218) 384-9597
View the Carlton County Economic Development Quarterly newsletter HERE
The Cloquet Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Cloquet and Carlton County Economic Development extend an invitation to partner with you on the successful start-up or relocation of your business in Cloquet, Minnesota.
Carlton County has seen unprecedented growth in recent years. Census estimates have shown a 6.1 % increase in population in Carlton County with decreases occurring in neighboring counties. Carlton County is in the 25th percentile in population growth, ranking 20th among the 87 Minnesota counties. The city of Cloquet is a general manufacturing and wood manufacturing hub for the Arrowhead Region and the State of Minnesota. Cloquet offers a large, diverse workforce, for primary or secondary family employment opportunities.
The Fond Du Lac Tribal and Community College is a local education institution that provides customized labor training and educational opportunities for new employees and provides a labor pool of motivated students interested in alternative work shifts that meet your companies wage objectives.
Construction & Office Space
Currently, there are multiple lease and purchase opportunities available. To assist in your successful start-up or relocation, the City of Cloquet and State of Minnesota have many business incentive programs that include but are not limited to the following:
- Tax increment financing
- City and County revolving loan fund programs
- Carlton County revolving loan fund