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Live and Work
Information about doing business in St. James
Demographic data about St. James and Watonwan County.
Why St. James?
Choose St. James for Doing Business
Economic Development Authority
About the St. James Economic Development Authority
Find out what financial resources are available to businesses in St. James
Find out what resources are available to you to help with business planning
Find helpful links to get you started in your real estate search
Child Development Associate RLF
Learn about the CDA RLF offered through the Economic Development Authority.
- Family Childcare Start-up Forgivable Loan Program
Learn about the Polos Building Project- Transformation not Demolition
Learn about recent success stories from the St. James EDA
How to Start a Business in St. James
Step-by-step instructions on starting your business in St. James.
E-Newsletter Sign Up
Sign up for the community development updates email newsletter and join the STJ Business Connect Facebook Group.
Utilities and Rebates
Find utility rate information and rebate programs
Commercial Kitchen Incubator
View a brochure about our commercial kitchen incubator
View the City of St. James' Code
Planning & Zoning
Link to Planning & Zoning department
Licenses & Permits
Learn about that licenses and permits you're required to have to operate your business
Chamber of Commerce
About the St. James Area Chamber of Commerce
- Community Profile
Find out what housing options are available in the community
Residential Development Lots for Sale
The St. James EDA has residential lots for sale.
Fix Up Fund
Information and application for the City's Fix Up Fund program.
- EDA Apartments
MN Housing Homeownership Programs
Make your dream of homeownership a reality with help from Minnesota Housing and the City of St. James! Whether you’re a first-time buyer, repeat buyer, or want to refinance, there’s an affordable Minnesota Housing program that’s right for you.
New Resident Guide
Check out this guide which includes a new resident checklist.
Healthy Housing Initiative
Programs and Resources for Healthy Housing
2016 Housing Study
Link to 2016 Housing Study
- Residential Development Lots for Sale