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The City of Mandan is located in central North Dakota along I-94, just west of the Missouri River and across from the state capital of Bismarck.


Diversity provides economic strength. Mandan is growing and part of a regional economy that remains vibrant due to diversity with positive impacts from oil, energy, agriculture, tourism, healthcare, government services, technology, manufacturing and processing businesses plus a still evident pioneer spirit. Mandan has low unemployment and a highly educated population.


Commitment to continued progress. If you’ve driven through Mandan lately, you probably noticed improvements taking place. To assure continued growth and progress, the community has made significant investments in important infrastructure, education, recreation and downtown revitalization projects.


Seeking retail, restaurants & other new businesses. Mandan is aggressively seeking to fill gaps in the retail and restaurant offerings in the area. The city also welcomes new businesses in the manufacturing, processing, technology and industrial sectors that provide jobs and needed products and services.


Customers funnel through. Interstate 94 and Highways 1806, 6, and 25 serve as a great funnel through Mandan, bringing traffic from all points west as well as north and south along the river to Mandan, so retailers have the opportunity to capture these shoppers. People from communities like Beulah, Hazen, Center, Glen Ullin, Hebron, New Salem, Flasher, Elgin, New Leipzig, Carson, Raleigh, and Ft. Yates travel to or through Mandan for routine purchases. Mandan also offers numerous attractions and events for people who want to shop and dine.


Drawing from the region. The trade area for destination-oriented purchases is far larger, in part because of the quality and range of medical and healthcare services offered in Bismarck-Mandan. Many businesses in Mandan regularly attract customers from 200 miles to the west and 100 miles to the north, east and south.


Locations to fit business needs. Retail-ready sites and commercial development opportunities with proven markets exist in several areas throughout the city including:

  • I-94 corridor in north Mandan
  • East Mandan along Memorial Highway and near the river
  • Main Street and downtown Mandan

Ready to assist. Whether you’re in the retail, restaurant or hospitality industry, Mandan is ready to work with you. Developing in Mandan is easy and efficient. To learn more about how your business can benefit from a location in Mandan, contact the City of Mandan Business Development Office, phone 667-3485 or send an e-mail.