Economic development agencies, chambers of commerce, and other organizations and businesses to help with your relocation or expansion:
Iowa Department of Economic Development
The Department is always available to provide the information and assistance needed on vital issues including exports, licensing requirements, environmental issues and more; all in an effort to help make the most of the opportunities available to do business in Iowa.
200 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309 (Map & Aerial View)
Lee County Economic Development Group
Lee County and our economic development partners at the regional, state and federal levels offer a wide array of financial assistance and incentive packages to encourage the growth and profitability of businesses expanding in the State of Iowa and creating quality job opportunities for Iowans. Qualifying factors include job creation, employee wage rates, and local economic impact.
307 Bank St., Keokuk, IA 52632 (Map & Aerial View)
Greater Des Moines Partnership
The Partnership on a daily basis focuses on economic and community development. Through economic development, it works regionally to recruit and assist new and expanding businesses and to ensure there is a talented and educated workforce from which those firms can draw their human resources.
700 Locust Street, Suite 100, Des Moines, IA 50309 (Map & Aerial View)
Iowa Area Development Group
The Iowa Area Development Group was organized in 1985 to serve businesses interested in expanding or locating within the member-owned and municipal electric service areas of Iowa. Hundreds of expanding companies have entrusted IADG with their site selection needs.
2700 Westown Parkway Suite 425, West Des Moines, IA 50266 (Map & Aerial View)
Iowa Lakes Corridor
The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation is the regional economic development agency for Buena Vista, Clay, Dickinson and Emmet Counties. It seeks to foster, encourage, promote, aid or otherwise assist in the economic growth and development of the four-county region.
1900 Grand Ave., Ste. E-12, Spencer, IA 51301 (Map & Aerial View)
(712) 580-3472 Fax
Marshalltown Economic Development Impact Committee
Marshall Economic Development Impact Committee (MEDIC) is a public/private full service economic development firm in Central Iowa representing Marshall County, Iowa (Population 45,000). We specialize in assisting companies interested in locating, expanding or starting in Central Iowa with a focus on advanced manufacturing, biosciences & distribution.
P.O. Box 1000, Marshalltown, IA 50158 (Map & Aerial View)
Midwest Partnership Development Corporation
Non-profit, collaborative economic development organization formed to strengthen the economic vitality of the region consisting of Adair, Audubon, Greene, and Guthrie counties of west central Iowa.
615 S Division St., Stuart, IA 50250 (Map & Aerial View)
Nevada Economic Development Council
Nevada, Iowa has large sites available and targets bio and renewable energy projects as well as distribution centers. DuPont broke ground in December of 2012 and has begun construction of a $200Mil 'one of the 1st in the world' commercial cellulosic ethanol refineries. Nevada is located just minutes from Iowa State University and 1/2 hour from the Capitol City of Des Moines. The community provides excellent incentive packages.
P.O. Box 157, Nevada, IA 50201 (Map & Aerial View)
Quad Cities First
Quad Cities First is the lead Bi-State economic development organization for Eastern IA & Western Illinois. Our centralized region, the only place in North America where the Mississippi River & Interstate 80 intersect, offers multi-modal transportation affording easy, cost-effective access to domestic & international markets.
130 W. 2nd St., Davenport, IA 52801 (Map & Aerial View)
Sibley Chamber Of Commerce
To provide leadership to enhance the quality of life of the community through the unified efforts of its members, volunteers, businesses, and citizens.
310 9th St., Sibley, IA 51249 (Map & Aerial View)
Spencer Main Street Co.
The Main Street approach to downtown revitalization emphasizes four points: Promotion, Design, Business Improvement and Organization. The Main Street philosophy also has eight principles of success: A comprehensive program, an incremental process, the program is self-help, public and private partnerships, capitalizing on existing assets, a quality program, not quantity, changing attitudes and a planed implementation process.
P.O. Box 7937, Spencer, IA 51301 (Map & Aerial View)
(712) 266-5747 Fax
Iowa Industrial News:
Industrial Directory Reports Iowa Continues To Gain Manufacturing Jobs In 2012 (4/15/2013)
Industrial Directory Report Iowa Gained Manufacturing Jobs In 2011 (4/2/2012)
Iowa Lost Fewer Manufacturing Jobs In 2010 (3/21/2011)
Iowa Lost 11,000 Manufacturing Jobs Over Past Year (2/25/2010)
Iowa Industrial Jobs Down 1.5% In 2008 According To State Manufacturers Directory (3/13/2009)
Iowa Lost 2,900 Manufacturing Jobs In 2007 Reports State Industrial Directory (3/17/2008)
Industry Guide Reports Iowa Manufacturing Jobs Up 2.6% (3/5/2007)
Iowa Manufacturers' Guide Reports Plants Up 327; Jobs Up 2.6% (3/6/2006)
Looking to reach Iowa manufacturers? Access the Iowa Manufacturers Database compiled by MNI.
*Manufacturing stats updated on 6/10/2013. All other stats updated on 5/17/2013. Listings updated on 6/19/2013.