Develop with the MAC
The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) offers non-aeronautical land development opportunities at its six Reliever Airports in the Twin Cities region, and parcels located on the perimeter and in cargo-handling areas of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP).
The parcels available for development offer possibilities for a variety of business types including hospitality, restaurants, retail, professional services, light industrial and manufacturing. The sites create leasing and development opportunities for businesses that benefit from a location adjacent to an airport, and access to the affluent business and consumer markets that surround those areas.
Anoka County-Blaine Airport
Anoka County-Blaine Airport is located in a richly developed and still-growing area of the Twin Cities. There are 8 parcels available at the airport, which is a major draw for general aviation traffic, including fly-ins during the annual 3M Open, a stop on the PGA Tour.
Flying Cloud Airport
Lake Elmo Airport
MSP Int'l Airport
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is equidistant to both downtowns -- 8 miles away -- and is the 17th busiest U.S. airport by passenger traffic. The airport has numerous development sites of assorted sizes, all in the heart of the vibrant metro area.
St. Paul Downtown Airport
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Success Story: Now Boarding's business model gets a reboot
Launching a new business during a pandemic comes with uncertainty.
But by early 2021, Adam Jennings felt he had worked out a solid agreement to re-open a former pet boarding facility on land that’s part of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP).
Jennings, a dog lover who has a background in finance, had always been fascinated with the pet boarding business. And the location of Now Boarding, on the MSP campus and close to both terminals, caught his eye.
“I knew there was a lot of risk involved,” said Jennings, the new owner of Now Boarding. “I did my due diligence. Everybody involved was a good partner to work with.”
A year-and-a-half later, his plan to bring back Now Boarding’s business has proven prescient.
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