General Information

Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

DEDA, It Works.


DEDA's mission is to drive economic prosperity in the City of Duluth.


DEDA accomplishes its mission by leading significant development initiatives, being a catalyst for sustainable development and redevelopment, and prudently investing unique resources that leverage other investments.

DEDA's actions result in the following returns on investment:
  • High quality employment opportunities
  • increased revenue
  • population growth
DEDA's actions are based on the following values:
  • Balance risk and return on investment
  • Partner in a collaborative manner
  • Provide prudent stewardship over public resources
  • Leverage our region's unique economic and environmental assets
  • Respect the culture and people that make Duluth special
  • Recognize the unique contributions of public and private partners

DEDA Commissioners meet every month at 5:15 p.m. in City Hall - 3rd Floor Council Chambers.




Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents.
They can be downloaded by clicking on the icons below.

Acrobat Reader Flash Player Windows Media Player Microsoft Silverlight Word Viewer Excel Viewer PowerPoint Viewer