"The VHEDC is a private, non-profit organization established to further economic development in the City of Vadnais Heights, MN and surrounding areas." 


The VHEDC provides an important conduit of information and resources for the business community of Vadnais Heights and the surrounding areas.  We focus on attracting new business opportunities to the region as well as assisting in the retention and expansion of business. Forming and fostering key relationships with partner organizations is one of the strongest assets that VHEDC can bring to the community.

VHEDC:  What's in a name?

The VHEDC was founded in 1984 by a group of community and business leaders concerned about the economic growth of Vadnais Heights and the surrounding areas


  • Offer opportunities for local business leaders to network, gain business education, and occasions for joining together in community service opportunities
  • Advocate for local economic development: offering confidential, centralized business resources to key business and government contacts  
  • Provide insights on local real estate, business financing, marketing, and other business related trends and resources
  • Encourage business expansion and retention, helping to facilitate projects
  • Connect economic development prospects to community resources
  • Promote Vadnais Heights and the surrounding areas with a positive business image
  • Offer advisory services, education, and information on our local business community
  • Encourage improvement of infrastructure necessary for economic growth
  • Support workforce and training efforts that benefit the area

The health care industry continues to evolve as seen by an exciting new advancement for emergency medical care located right here in Vadnais Heights. The Urgency Room (UR) is a new facility that’s built to handle the emergency medical needs of infants, children, and adults 365 days a year. This state-of-the-art center offers fast, exceptional medical treatment from board-certified emergency physicians and staff in a comforting, out-of-hospital environment.

Since The Urgency Room was created by the physicians of the Emergency Physicians Professional Association (EPPA), a group that staffs several area hospital emergency departments, patients can be sure they’ll get exceptional emergency care.

The highly experienced doctors at the UR are trained to treat patients with a broad range of serious injuries and ailments including broken bones, lacerations requiring stitches, chest and abdominal pain, kidney stones, concussions, asthma attacks and much more.

Unlike most hospital emergency rooms, the average time from check-in to check-out at The Urgency Room is less than 90 minutes. Since the UR houses the latest medical diagnostics tools on site undefined including X-ray, CT scan, ultrasound and a high complexity lab undefined patients can get in quick and get home fast. To speed up the registration process, patients can visit The Urgency Room website (www.UrgencyRoom.com)  to check in, see facility wait times, and monitor patient status.

The staff at The Urgency Room is committed to serving the community. Besides offering Vadnais Heights residents easier access to superior emergency medical care, The Urgency Room provides sponsorships and direct involvement in many community events and school programs.

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THANK YOU for doing business in Vadnais Heights & the surrounding areas!  

We are glad you are here, and we want you to grow here!  

Whether you're a start-up researching the market for your product or service or a manufacturer looking to retrain employees, the VHEDC can help your business grow.  

Did you know?  The VHEDC has a business retention program designed to provide support to businesses of the VHEDC. By visiting local businesses, we are able to find out what is really happening in our economy, discover any trends that need to be addressed, and report this data back to our community leaders.  

 Contact us if you want to talk!

Invest in the Future TODAY! 

The Board of the Directors of the VHEDC is proud to announce changing our supporters from members to INVESTORS.  Focusing on the long term vitality of the business environment of Vadnais Heights and the surrounding areas, we invite you to be a be a part of the future by investing today.

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Upcoming events

13 Jan 2015 7:30 AM • Country Inn and Suites, Vadnais Heights

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2014 Keith Warner Standards of Excellence Award Recipients

This annual honor is bestowed on area businesses who have shown a singular degree of excellence in the areas of business success, philanthropy and community spirit.


This annual honor is bestowed on area businesses who have shown a singular degree of excellence in the areas of business success, philanthropy and community spirit.

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The Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corporation, with the support of the City of Vadnais Heights, is developing an FIRST EVER annual magazine that highlights the vibrant business community in our community. 

The magazine will be distributed through real estate offices, medical offices, hotels/hospitality facilities, city offices and more throughout the year. 

The content will feature articles on our business, hospitality, medical, manufacturing, and auto sale communities.

The magazine will include detailed business listings for ALL businesses in Vadnais Heights.  

This guide will be over 50 pages, full-color, glossy, 8.5 by 11 piece will be fully comprehensive of businesses in Vadnais Heights as well as VHEDC members. 

All VHEDC investors (previously called members) will receive 25% off listed ad prices to be a part of this publication. 

We anticipate year round distribution of approximately ~5000 copies.


Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corporation
Address: 800 East County Road E
Phone: 651-485-9532
Email: lingbecker@gmail.com
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