MN Properties

Certified Sites

Save time and money and take the headache and uncertainty out of your site search with a Minnesota Shovel-Ready Certified Site. DEED works closely with communities and property owners to certify that the most time-consuming legal, technical and regulatory aspects of sustainable development specific commercial and industrial sites are already complete. Sites certified under our Shovel-Ready program have had all of the planning, zoning, surveys, title work, environmental studies, soils analysis and public infrastructure engineering completed prior to the site being offered for sale.


To learn more about Minnesota DEED Shovel-Ready, visit: Minnesota DEED


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Kevin Kelleher

Phone: (507) 453-2926; or cell: (612) 730-3959

Sites Available

Apple Village Liquor Store

The listing is courtesy of Gerrad-Hoeschler Realty MLS 1404286.   The Apple Village Liquor Store is for sale and is located at 21 S. Walnut street in La Crescent Minnesota.  The business has 1200 square feet of area and is located in a highly visible area just off main and Walnut.  The business is priced at $89,000.

Industrial Property

The listing is courtesy of Remax First Choice Realty MLS # 1419452.  The listing is zoned industrial and is located at 67 N. 3rd St. in La Crescent Minnesota.  The industrial property is situated on 5 lots (Approximately .74 acres).  The property currently has 2 single family homes which can be converted or removed to allow for future expansion.  Permitted uses range from light manufacturing, wholesaling, automotive repair and offices.  Conditional uses may apply.

Commercial Building

The listing is courtesy of Coldwell Banker River Valley Realtors MLS 1460359:  The 3730 square foot commercial/industrial building is located on the Pike between La Crosse and La Crescent.  Well appointed interior and attractive brick exterior, owner will remodel to suit.  The property is located at 120 Midnight St. La Crescent Minnesota, 55947.  Lease priced at $10 per square ft.



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The 7 Rivers Alliance Golden Shovel Ready Sites

The 7 Rivers Alliance Golden Shovel Ready Site designation was developed for sites throughout the region that are ready for development, both publicly owned and privately owned. The designation is not meant to replace or compete with the state Certified Sites Programs. Rather, this program provides a scaled down alternative for smaller sites or those that cannot meet the criteria of the State program. To learn more click here.


To be eligible for The 7 Rivers Alliance Golden Shovel Ready Site selection, please submit the following documents:




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