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Tom Simonson, Assistant City Manager/
Community Development Director

Phone: 651.490.4612 | E-mail Tom

Why do Business in Shoreview?

Shoreview is a distinctive and vibrant community where almost 27,000 
residents and 14,000 employees enjoy our natural setting, quiet and safe neighborhoods and excellent business and employment opportunities.

Shoreview is a second-ring St Paul suburb that is located in the northern metro about 15 minutes from both downtown St Paul and downtown Minneapolis. It is situated along several major highways, including Interstates 35W and 694, Lexington Avenue, Rice Street and Hamline Ave.   Shoreview is also served by several Metro Transit bus routes. Shoreview's proximity to both downtowns and access to transit makes it easily connected to the entire metro, making it an attractive place for a variety of businesses.


  • The 
variety and quality of our housing choices and close proximity to the 
downtowns of Minneapolis and Saint Paul makes Shoreview easily accessible and one of the most desirable places to live and do business in the Twin Cities
 metropolitan area.
  • Shoreview characteristics include a natural setting of lakes and open spaces, well educated and involved residents, strong business community, and home to many national corporations.
  • Shoreview is a community renowned throughout the Twin Cities region for our high quality of life, neighborly values, active and caring citizenry, civic stewardship, excellent municipal services, top-ranked schools, and positive business environment.
On behalf of the City Council and the entire community, we extend our warmest welcome and invite you to
Experience Shoreview!