Minneapolis-St. Paul Overview

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A detailed overview of the Twin Cities highlighting key statistics in the areas of the business environment, education, transportation, arts & entertainment, and why Minneapolis and St. Paul are great places to live. Don't overlook the Twin Cities, there are a lot of great opportunities here.

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  • 1. Minneapolis-St. PaulOverview

2. Population: 3.4M 3. 4th highest medianhousehold income inthe country 4. 44% of households in the $40K-$100Kincome range(3rd in the nation) 5. A great place to dobusiness 6. Home to 19Fortune 500companies 7. Home to 7 of ForbesAmericas LargestPrivate Companiesincluding the largest(Cargill) 8. Among Top 5regions targetingbiotech in thenationSource: FierceBiotech 9. Strong educationenvironment 10. 5th largest system oftwo-year and four-yearcolleges in the nation 11. 4th Smartest City inAmericaSource: Daily Beast 12. 38% of the population holds aBachelors degree or higher 13. 38% of the population holds aBachelors degree or higherNational average is just 30% 14. Efficienttransportationsystem 15. Growing light rail system makesit easy to get around the cityImage: citypages.com 16. Minneapolis-St. PaulInternational Airportranked best in the nation- Travel & Leisure (2012) 17. One of the most logistics-friendlyareas nationwide- Expansion Management 18. One of the most logistics-friendlyareas nationwide- Expansion ManagementRanking high in:- road conditions- trucking- warehousing 19. Theres plentyto do here 20. We have a thrivinglocal art scene 21. More theater seats percapita than any cityoutside of New YorkPhoto Credit: Steve Lyon (Flickr) 22. LEED Certified Target Field is a greatplace to take in a game 23. A great place to live 24. Recognized as havingamong the highest qualityof life in the nationSource: Forbes, Bizjournals, CNNMoney, Outdoor Magazine, C.Q.Press, Expansion Magazine 25. #1 Healthiest Place to Live- Forbes (2012) 26. Minnesotas almost 12,000lakes give us over 90,000miles of shoreline 27. Minnesotas almost 12,000lakes give us over 90,000miles of shorelineThats more than California,Florida and Hawaiicombined 28. Dont overlookMinneapolis-St. PaulThere are a lot of greatopportunities here. Its notjust fly over country! 29. For information about theMinneapolis-St. PaulCommercial Real Estate Marketvisit Colliersmspresearch.comFollow us on Twitter @welshcos & @colliersmspConnect with us on LinkedIn&