Project Proposals

DMC has generated awareness and interest from both local and non-local investors to explore development opportunities within downtown Rochester. The DMC Development Plan helps guide and prioritize both public and private investments to ensure the DMC vision is fully realized.

The DMC Development Plan is available for download »

The DMC Economic Development Agency works with the City of Rochester to determine and finalize the criteria and approval process for DMC projects. The Developer application for funding is available below. Further information about the approval process will be available here in the future.

Development Guide

Developer Application & Guidelines

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Rochester is home to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, Minnesota’s largest employer and the worldwide leader in medicine.

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