This center is located on the 10th floor in an architecturally-acclaimed office park building in Minnetonka in west suburban Minneapolis, overlooking a lake. The Carlson Center has a striking exterior of flame-cut, polished burgundy granite with reflective glass and a steeped, lighted roof, with scenic fountains and an outdoor amphitheater. The center is in a dynamic urban business hub that's home to many major industries. The biggest is hospitality, but there are also all types of construction businesses, printing and publishing, and machinery and equipment manufacturing. The entrepreneurial area also boasts a high number of establishments employing one to 19 people.