Economic Development

The City of Silver Lake is committed to maintaining its current businesses as well as attracting new prospective ventures. The City is also seeking developers to assist in meeting the demand for more housing options within Silver Lake. Interested parties can contact City Clerk Jon Jerabek at 320-327-2412 or Silver Lake, Minnesota is a short drive from the West Metro at only 35 miles.

2018 Housing Assessment Study


In 2018 a Housing Assessment Study was conducted on the Silver Lake area. The results of the study can be accessed by tapping/clicking the link above. 

2019 Comprehensive Plan

Business Subsidy


The City of Silver Lake is committed to expanding business opportunities and have enacted policies to assist businesses.

- Business Subsidy Policy

- Business Subsidy Application

Commercial Land Available


The City of Silver Lake currently has 4 lots in our downtown business district for sale. Centrally located on Main Street, this land would be perfect for office buildings, restaurant space, salons, etc . Please contact City Hall at 320-327-2412 with any inquiries. 

Links for Entrepreneurs


Here are some helpful links for individuals or groups looking to start a new business in our great City!

Southwest Initiative Foundation

Southwest MN SBDC

Women Entrepreneurs of MN

MN Chamber of Commerce

MN Employment and Economic Development

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CONTACT > City Hall

Phone: 320-327-2412

Fax: 320-327-2299


Address: 308 Main St. W

                Silver Lake, MN 55381

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McLeod County Sheriff's Office Phone: 320-864-3134

Emergency: 911

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