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Spotlight on Elk River





Elk River Platform.

As the Sherburne County seat, as well as one of the region’s larger population and business centers, Elk River and its Northstar station provide a convenient connection to downtown Minneapolis and many communities throughout the region. The Elk River station is located in a growing commercial and residential area that is eager to attract new development. Transit-oriented development is a priority in this area.

Northstar adds to Elk River’s high quality of life, natural resources and affordable cost of living by providing a connection to the region’s leisure activities and attractions.

Economic Development Initiatives

The City of Elk River currently is focused on:

Transit-Oriented Development in Elk River

The area's development potential is stronger than ever because of its proximity to transit. Below you can get a summary of the potential of Transit-Oriented Development in Elk River, read the full report, or view a quick video presenting key facts.

Context: The Northstar Corridor Development Authority, together with the Metropolitan Council's Corridors of Opportunity program and Anoka and Sherburne counties conducted a Transit-Oriented Development study of the Northstar Corridor. The study resulted in reports on the potential for economic development in each station city. The following video is from a meeting on June 6, 2013 that featured an overview of the process, results of the study, and a presentation from each city outlining activities and plans for their area.

Location & Directions

17200 Twin Lakes Rd.
Elk River, MN 55330

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