Doing Business in Fridley

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Doing Business in Fridley 
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An industrial spine around the rail corridor has served the City well and has provided the City with nearly as many jobs as the number of citizens who reside in the community. Fridley is home to the largest number of employees in Anoka County. Consequently, the unemployment rate for the City is below the national average. The City of Fridley is committed to helping you start, expand and sustain your business with our open door policy and community outreach.

We are located just 10 minutes north of downtown Minneapolis and 20 minutes northwest of downtown St. Paul. We are home to a K-12 International Baccalaureate school district, as well as several private schools, and we are home to some of the most important industries in the Midwest, nation and the world. Fridley has beautiful parks and trails, and rests on the mighty Mississippi River. 


Envision a Future in Fridley

Continued long-term growth is anticipated as Fridley continues to pursue redevelopment opportunities. Moody's credit rating for the City of Fridley is Aa1. Come see why so many people have said Fridley is a friendly, positive environment to call home and to grow your business!

Fridley population is approximately 27,667 (2013). 85% of residents consider Fridley a "good" or "excellent" place to live.
Get a complete picture of the city from our 2014 Citizen Survey results

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Helpful Contacts

  1. Scott Hickok

    Community Development Director
    Ph: 763-572-3590

    Paul Bolin

    Fridley Housing & Redevelopment Authority
    Ph: 763-572-3591 

    Mike Spencer

    Fire Marshal/Fire Code Information
    Ph: 763-572-3621
    Fax: 763-502-4983

    Julie Jones

    Planning Manager
    Ph: 763-572-3599
    Fax: 763-571-1287

    Stacy Stromberg

    Ph: 763-572-3595

    Tony DeForge

    Building Official, Permits & Inspections
    Ph: 763-572-3602
    Fax: 763-502-4977

    Mailing Address
    7071 University Avenue NE
    Fridley, MN 55432

    (Excluding Holidays)
    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
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