Shovel Ready Certified
Cambridge's located 45 miles straight north of downtown Minneapolis the closest Job Opportunity Business Zone (JOBZ) to Minneapolis on the cross roads of two major State highways Hwy 65 (north/south) and Hwy 95 (east/west) and close proximity to interstates and US highways provides an advantage for both employees and suppliers. Cambridge Opportunity Industrial Park has available land for industrial development.
Cambridge is home to more than 25 tech-intensive manufacturers in diverse industries including metals, plastics, automotive parts, printing, testing labs, food processing and materials handling. Manufacturers have the advantage of a skilled labor pool.
Diverse range of Products Manufactured in Cambridge:
Local companies provide finished goods or parts for medical devices, recreational vehicles, grain-handling equipment, food products, electronic equipment, automobiles and other products.
Access to Rail & Air Transportation:
Cambridge is well connected. Manufacturers have daily rail freight service on the BNSF mainline between the Twin Cities and Duluth. Travelers are only an hour from Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport and minutes from the Cambridge municipal airport. St. Cloud's regional airport is just 48 minutes west.
Fastest Growing County in Minnesota:
Isanti County is one of the fastest growing counties in the state. As the county seat, Cambridge is at the center of this growth. Its continued expansion in residential construction, new industrial sites, big-box retail, health care, and manufacturing operations points to new opportunity.
Vibrant Regional Center:
Cambridge's reputation as a regional hub, has ongoing commercial development, the County seat, extraordinary health care system, excellent K-12 schools and the Anoka Ramsey Community College Cambridge Campus.
A Thriving Small Town:
Cambridge has managed to preserve its small-town charm while attracting a diverse and healthy economic base. Its historic downtown supports an eclectic mix of shops, tech start-ups and service businesses -- all catering to a growing population of nearly 8,000 residents.