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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Tuesday, Nov. 29

Business Council

Are you a business owner in Coon Rapids? Come to the next Coon Rapids Business Council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 29 from 7:30-9 a.m. at Bunker Hills Golf Club.

The quarterly meetings offer helpful information on business topics and initiatives in Coon Rapid...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Business Spotlight: Bach to Rock

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If you are looking for a music school to help you, or your child, learn a favorite instrument, then you will want to check out Bach to Rock.Co-owner, Jake Shoulak said, "We really try and teach kids what they want to learn, hence the name Bach to Roc...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Economic Development Report: Q2 2022

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The latest Coon Rapids Quarterly Economic Development Report is now available.In the second quarter of 2022, the valuation of permits issued exceeded $88.6 million, a big increase from the $29.6 million valuation from the same quarter in 2021. Some of the...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Become a Sponsor Today!

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Coon Rapids offers a variety of events and recreational programs to encourage community spirit, healthy living and to provide unique and fun experiences that bring people together.

We invite businesses to get involved and participate. The support of our lo...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 19, 2022

Business Spotlight: Mindful Wellbeing

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As the weather warms up, summer is often a slower time for therapists in Minnesota including Mandy Wannarka, owner of Mindful Wellbeing in Coon Rapids. But when the pandemic hit in 2020, nothing slowed down.“The demand just outpaced what I could...

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Economic Development
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Business Booming at Riverdale Village

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Business is booming in the Riverdale Village Retail Center. At the height of the pandemic, more than 300,000 square feet of retail space sat vacant."Going through the pandemic, working with our leasing team out in West Palm Beach, we put tog...

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Economic Development
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Business Spotlight: Buff City Soap

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From bath bombs and bar soap to body butter and laundry soap, a new shop in town has it all. Representatives from the Metro North Chamber of Commerce recently helped Buff City Soap celebrate its new location at the corner of Mai...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Port Riverwalk Project Update

Port Riverwalk

The Port Riverwalk neighborhood continues to grow on Coon Rapids Boulevard. Coon Rapids-based Centra Homes is developing 136 one-level and two-level detached townhomes on 43 acres of formerly City-owned land generally between Egret Boulevard and Avocet St...

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Economic Development