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Welcome to the "Magic City" of Minot, North Dakota

Known for the energy-rich Bakken region and producing 15 top ranking agriculture commodities, Minot offers endless opportunities for your business with competitive incentives, reliable infrastructure, hardworking Midwestern workforce, and a vibrant community. Expand your business to Minot, North Dakota where our Magic City powers the world through agriculture, provides for the world through energy, and protects the world through the Minot Air Force Base.

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It's Magic in Minot!

North Dakota's Magic City is a COMMUNITY full of energy and a spirit for being a better place to live, to visit and to love. Share the magic!

Commmunity

It's Magic in Minot! Our ever-growing community still embodies the small town feel and closeness with a thriving economy, hard-working Midwestern workforce, and top-quality academic excellence. Minot is strategically located in mid-central North Dakota and serves as a trading center for not only the Midwest but also our friends from Canada. Minot is the right location for both your business and your family.
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Agriculture

Minot's strategic location for value-added agriculture businesses offers direct access to 2 Class 1 railroads, 3 U.S. Highways, heavy industrial zoning, and many other unique advantages at the Industrial Park of Minot. North Dakota consistently ranks #1 and #2 for 17 different agriculture commodities with Minot being a hub of production.
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Energy

Between large-scale petroleum activities, NGL feedstock opportunities and wind power, Minot is an advantageous location for energy businesses. Known as the gateway to the Bakken, Minot is home to worldwide petroleum businesses such as Hess, Enbridge, Baker Hughes and many more. Come visit our Magic City in the heart of the Bakken! .
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Intermodal

North Dakota and Minot officials worked for two decades to bring an intermodal facility to the region. Weekly intermodal service at the Logistics Park of North Dakota reduces shipping costs for agricultural produces and other industries.

Minot is the only BNSF Certified Site in North Dakota. This designation identifies rail-served industrial sites that have met readiness standards intended to reduce development time and risk for companies seeking rail-served locations.

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Military

In 2020, Minot Air Force Base (MAFB) celebrated 65 years. Today, the base is home to over 5,000 military members and their families. Located approximately 13 miles north of Minot, MAFB is an integral part of the local communities. Known as the home of Team Minot, the name emphasizes the great working relationship the base has with the community.
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