• Economic Development: Educational Presentations

  • The Economic Development Committee's purpose is to further the economic stability and growth of the city of Edina. This committee encourages and guides economic development in the city of Edina through advocacy and program development, support for existing businesses and recruitment of new businesses. Join us for one of our Educational Presentations! Chamber Members only, please. 


    June Presentation
    Speaker: Shawn Severson

    Area Director, Desert Region
    Life Time Fitness

     Monday, June 25, 2019
     9:00 - 10:00 a.m. 

     Hellmuth & Johnson
     8050 West 78th
     Street, Edina MN 

    Shawn grew up in LeSueur, MN and graduated college from UW-River Falls. He started his Life Time career in Sales at the Woodbury, MN location in 2003. After serving in this department at several Life Time clubs in Minnesota and winning Artistry in 2010, Shawn was promoted to General Manager of the Woodbury location. He was then selected to grand open the Life Time Athletic location in Des Moines, IA, where he led his team to a 2015 Annual Club Artistry win in its first year of eligibility. Shawn was promoted to Area Director, Desert Region in 2018. He has a tremendous energy and passion for both the Team Member and member experience and is thrilled to be able to open the first Diamond Premier location in Minnesota. Shawn takes great pride in immersing himself and his team within the community to make a meaningful impact outside of the physical destination. 


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    Development in Edina

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    March 2019 Presentation Documents

    4100 W 76th Presentation

    You're invited to Beyond Bricks and Mortar!

    Edina Overview

    November 2018 Presentation Documents

    Leines Development Presentation

    August 2018 Presentation Documents

    Southdale Center Development Update

    June 2018 Presentation Documents

    Edina Grandview Green Overview

    May 2018 Presentation Documents

    Pentagon Park Presentation

    April 2018 Presentation Documents

    4500 France Apartments Sketch Plan

    Medical/Wellness Destination Documents

    Edina envisions a 'destination medical center' of its own- Finance & Commerce News



  • Paul Nelson
    Constructive Building Advisors, LLC 
    Chair of the Economic Development Committee