(Estherville)—A ribbon cutting and open house were held Thursday afternoon for Studio 12 in downtown Estherville. Studio 12 is a working space for entrepreneurs located in the 2nd floor of the Excel Building. The featured speaker was Brian Dalziel with the Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation who says Studio 12 is the first step in developing an entrepreneurial neighborhood.
Dalziel says the spaces will be used for more than just offices.
He says the vision is to help smaller businesses which tend to stay longer in the community than a large employer.
Dalziel outlines future plans for the 2nd floor neighborhood.
The open house will continue this morning from 9 to 11 a.m., Also the Iowa Lakes Corridor will hold its quarterly investor meeting at Studio 12.