Commercial Market Research Study

DSU Research, the market research division of Dahlgren, Shardlow and Uban (DSU) was hired by the City of Faribault and the Faribault Area Chamber of Commerce to complete a study of the commercial development opportunities in Faribault. The study was completed in November, 2004.

The purpose of the research study was to:
  • Assess the potential for big-box (or large-format) retail
  • Develop actionable recommendations based on study findings
  • Examine interchange development opportunities
  • Examine the health and potential of Faribault’s commercial districts
  • Quantify demand from residents for commercial uses
  • Review city processes with respect to commercial development
For complete details, view the DSU Market Research Report (PDF). For additional information about this report or market research for Faribault, please contact Peter Waldock.