Shovel-Ready Site Certification

Shovel-Ready_Logo.jpgShovel-ready sites certify that the most time-consuming technical and regulatory aspects of development are already complete.

Our certification program gives your community a competitive edge by making the sites more attractive to companies and site-selection consultants looking for locations for business startups, expansions or relocations.


Shovel-Ready Program Overview

Looking for something that makes you standout from the pack? Certified shovel-ready sites can give your community that competitive edge.

Become Shovel-Ready Certified

The application process, all the forms and supporting documents you'll need, and answers to your questions about site certification.

Shovel-Ready Certified Sites

Check out locations, profiles and documentation for all communities that have Minnesota Shovel-Ready Certified Sites. 

Marketing to Site Selectors

Insights to help you understand how site selectors do their work and how to build effective relationships with them.