Selecting the right site
18 Sep 2017
When selecting a site location, there are common requirements shared by most businesses, such as labor costs, available real estate and proximity to transportation networks.
Data centers have an additional set of needs that are unique. Reliable power, insulation from extreme weather events and telecommunications infrastructure are just a few of these needs met by Elk River, MN. That’s why two Fortune 50 companies, have chosen Elk River for their data centers.
The Elk River Economic Development Department works cooperatively with developers. In addition, Minnesota has attractive sales tax and personal property tax exemptions for data centers.