Relocation Information

Southeast Minnesota is a thriving region that spans 10 counties and stretches from the I-35 corridor in the west to the Mississippi River in the east. Within its borders, Southeast Minnesota is home to a fortune 500 company, the world’s number one ranked hospital, and numerous public and private education institutions. Check out these resources to gain a better idea of how you can call Southeast Minnesota home.

Community Information

  • Experience Rochester

    Convention and Visitor's Bureaus are nonprofit entities separate from a city or a chamber that exist to promote an area's tourism and highlight key amenities . They also serve as a great tool for those looking to move and seeking a better idea of what attractions (lodging, food, nightlife, recreation, etc.) are available. Check out Experience Rochester to discover all Rochester has to offer.

  • Rochester Relocation Guide - Livability Magazine

    Rochester is just 85 miles southeast of Minneapolis and home to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, which draws more than 2 million people from around the globe annually. Residents here enjoy an outstanding economy as well as cultural amenities far greater than one might expect in a city this size, as well as The University of Minnesota-Rochester and nine other colleges and universities. The city has also been named among the top 10 Best Cities for the Next Decade (Kiplinger's). Check out Rochester, it is a great place to work, learn, and play.

  • Post Bulletin

    The Post-Bulletin is the largest evening newspaper in the state and the largest daily newspaper in southeastern Minnesota. We cover 60 communities and seven counties with an average daily readership of more than 70,000 and more than 80,000 for the weekend edition. For more than eight decades, the award-winning Post-Bulletin has been committed not only to covering the news and stories of Rochester and southeastern Minnesota, but also to being part of the community.

  • Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization representing area businesses. We provide networking, marketing, public advocacy and educational opportunities to our membership, and work to represent the business community on economic and governmental issues.

Chamber of Commerce

  • Hayfield Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Hayfield Area Chamber of Commerce is an active and committed organization in the Hayfield area. With a ten member board of directors and over 65 members, the Hayfield Chamber is alive with activity!

  • Pine Island Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Pine Island Area Chamber of Commerce serves nearly 50 member businesses in the Pine Island Area through events, networking, and fostering community collaboration.

  • Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization representing businesses in the greater Rochester Area. It provides networking, marketing, public advocacy, and educational opportunities to its membership, and works to represent the business community on economic and governmental issues. The mission of the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce is to lead, inform, advocate, and advance business interests for members, and to promote a healthy community and a growing economy.


  • Rochester Downtown Alliance

    The Rochester Downtown Alliance is a Minnesota nonprofit corporation comprised of a broad range of people—representing property owners, business leaders, the city and others with a direct stake in enhanced business and economic development conditions in the downtown district. All together they work together to build a vibrant downtown community that serves as a central gathering place that is attractive, inviting, fun, and livable. Through a series of special events, activities and initiatives, the RDA creates energy, excitement, and a unique character to Downtown Rochester, Minnesota.

  • United Way of Olmsted County

    Are you looking to supplement your everyday activities with meaningful, impactful volunteer opportunities? Look no further than the United Way. As a 501 (c)(3), the United Way unites people and resources to improve lives in the community with a focus on education, income, health, and basic needs. See how you can get involved today!