Choose New Ulm

When choosing a location, there are many factors to consider including industry, type of business and customers. New Ulm’s reputation as a safe, family friendly and cool community* make it an attractive choice for a business. Because residents, employees and their families want to live here, this dynamic creates a sustainable and engaged workforce.   

For industry:

  • Municipal Utilities including steam, water, natural gas
  • Ample industrial sites and buildings
  • Engaged workforce and local educational providers for employee training

For entrepreneurs and small business owners:

  • Open retail locations
  • Small Business Development Center and other regional connections
  • Incentives and programs for small businesses
  • Diverse B2B Professional Service providers

For Remote Workers and Independent Contractors:

  • Local providers with high-tech capacity
  • Great school systems and community amenities
  • Ample locations and opportunities, for meetings, networking and community involvement

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Fun Facts

Over 40% of employees in our community have a commute of less than 10 minutes. 

*Top 2% Safest Cities in Minnesota - The National Council for Home Safety & Security

Best Places to Raise a Family in Minnesota for 2020-

Top 10 Coolest Towns in Minnesota – Highway Highlights