Urban Progress (UP) Zone


Urban Progress (UP) Zone

The UP Zone is a zone targeting urban development, infill, and redevelopment of commercial or residential properties within the zone to concentrate reinvestment in Moorhead's downtown, near downtown, and transitional areas. Click here to download map.

Commercial or Residential Properties. The project must be new construction or a substantial expansion/rehabilitation of an existing building and meet minimum project requirements for new building value and jobs. Only building improvements are eligible for the exemption. Land and existing improvements (unless demolished) remain taxable.

Applications for projects in the UP Zone will be accepted through April 1, 2019, after which time the program sunsets.

Due to notice and public hearing requirements, allow 6 – 8 weeks for approvals. For more information contact Economic Development or call 218.299.5441, toll free 877.833.6667.