Apple Valley is an active member of the GREATER MSP.  


The GREATER MSP is a recently launched private non-profit organization (501C3) dedicated to providing private and public sector leadership, coordination and engagement to grow the economy of the 13-county Minneapolis / St. Paul region. With its economic partners from throughout the region, GREATER MSP is advancing a coordinated regional economic development strategy, a coordinated regional brand to promote the region's assets, and a coordinated regional business retention, expansion, and recruitment program to stimulate job creation and capital investment in the region.

Plant: Grow: Prosper
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Regional Business Highlights

  • Concentrate Industries, Functions, Occupations
  • Develop and Deploy Human Capital for Economic Growth
  • Develop an Infrastructure of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Initiate an Entrepreneurship Accelerator
  • Increase Spatial Efficiency
  • Prioritize Public and Civic Culture and Institutions