Economic Development is the art of creating an area enticing enough to be a business location balanced with a financial package that will benefit the business as well as the area itself. Business development works best when it is in association with community development, and we have it together in Devils Lake. The Lake Region has available space, quality employees and above all, it is a safe area to raise a family. Entrepreneurs are appreciated in the Lake Region, and we are experienced in assisting business start-ups as well as business expansions. Could you be the next success story in the Lake Region? The Forward Devils Lake Development Corporation is the public/private non-profit organization that is responsible for assisting in start-up, relocation, and expansion of businesses in the Devils Lake Area.