A Next Generation Business Center

Beacon Bluff is an exciting public and private partnership that is restoring economic vitality on Saint Paul’s East Side. Located in the historic Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood, this 61-acre site includes the birthplace of industry leader 3M’s Saint Paul headquarters.

Today Beacon Bluff represents a historic venture to return this site to new productive uses for the 21st Century. Land and buildings are now available through the Saint Paul Port Authority and Cassidy Turley.


Erick's Bar was demolished on Nov. 21, 2013, to make way for an expansion of another parcel of land near Forest Street and Bush Avenue.

Loomis Armored US will build a will build a 15,000 square foot cash-management facility on 2.7 acres of land in Beacon Bluff generally located along East Seventh Street between Cypress and Earl Streets. The company currently has about 40 employees in
Saint Paul – the bulk of whom earn about $17 an hour
plus benefits.

East Side Family Clinic
opened its doors in our Beacon Bluff Business Center in the spring of 2013 and is currently serving cients from a 34,000-square-foot facility. The new site has 24 exam rooms, five behavioral therapy consultaton rooms, two advanced medical procedure rooms, a medical lab, X-ray facilities, a large pharmacy and an extensive dental facility with 20 stations.

Ironton Asset Fund, with deep Saint Paul and 3M Co. connections, in November 2012 finalized its purchase from the Port of the 3M Co.'s former global headquarters building at Beacon Bluff. The fund is now rehabilitating the building in preparation to market it for lease.