January 4, 2022

Northland Connection by the Numbers: 2021

The year 2021 at a glance:  Average Monthly Users: 1,181  Average Monthly Page Views: 2,088   Data Requests: 58  Meetings Attended/Coordinated: 36  Program Overviews: 7    What’s ahead in 2022:   Continue…

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January 4, 2022

Featured Property: Harbor Hills Industrial Park

Harbor Hills Industrial Park, located at CSAH 26 in Two Harbors, Minnesota, is available for purchase. The 54.72 available acres is classified as an industrial-light site and features level topography.…

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January 4, 2022

What We’re Reading: January 2022

Brookings: Think lots of people are moving due to new opportunities during the pandemic? Well, it may not be true. Read More   New York Times: The myth of the…

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December 13, 2021

The Data Behind Arrowhead Real Estate Trends

Spiking prices. An exodus to more rural areas. Houses only staying on the market for a few days and buyers paying well above asking prices.   Since the start of…

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December 13, 2021

Featured Partner: Koochiching Economic Development Authority

The Koochiching Economic Development Authority (KEDA) is the point of contact for businesses looking to start, expand, or locate in Koochiching County. KEDA can assist in site selection, economic assistance, and workforce…

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December 13, 2021

Case Study: Update of Duluth Seaway Port Authority’s Industrial Sector Study

Challenge: The Duluth Seaway Port Authority (DSPA) recently engaged Northspan to help update a 2018 study by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) which evaluated contribution from the industrial sector to the…

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December 7, 2021

Site Available for Purchase at Auction: Former Cloquet DNR Office

The former Cloquet DNR Office (1604 S Highway 33, Cloquet, MN 55722) is available for purchase with bidding open Dec. 1-15. Zoning and economic development assistance is available from the…

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September 23, 2021

What We’re Reading: September 2021

The Hill: Money is flowing to local communities, but will they have the capacity to administer it? Read More Arizona Republic: On differential privacy, a tool being used by the U.S.…

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September 23, 2021

By the Numbers: 2020 Census Insights

After a series of political battles over the content of questions and the tumult of trying to conduct outreach at the height of a pandemic, the U.S. Census is finally…

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September 23, 2021

Featured Funding Partner: Cloquet EDA

The mission of the Cloquet Economic Development Authority (EDA) is to take an active role in attracting new businesses to the community, retaining existing businesses, assisting businesses with expansion, and…

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