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ICR Future: Critical Need for High School Internships in ICR

Economic Alliance | Nov 25, 2019

​Availability of workforce is a top concern for our region’s employers. Building a strong talent pipeline is an important tactic… Read More

Iowa BIG Students Work on Innovative Projects with Economic Alliance Members

Economic Alliance | Nov 25, 2019

​Some days Iowa BIG students may be at a museum collaborating on an exhibit involving robots. Other days, they may be creating i… Read More

Celebrating Success as Cedar Rapids Remains Open for Business

Sysadmin Sysadmin | Nov 25, 2019

“A rising tide lifts all boats” is one phrase often used to describe economic development projects - both with existing business… Read More

December 4 Event will Share Impact of Immigrants in Our Community and a Plan to Welcome and Engage Immigrants

Sysadmin Sysadmin | Nov 25, 2019

​The City of Cedar Rapids, in partnership with the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance, invites the public to an event focused … Read More

New Competition Races into Downtown Cedar Rapids Next Year

Sysadmin Sysadmin | Nov 22, 2019

​They say opportunity knocks softly. A new competition in 2020 is opportunity knocking, and it’s anything but soft. Race for the… Read More

Cedar Rapids Bike Share Program Seasonal Closure

Sysadmin Sysadmin | Nov 19, 2019

​Wondering what happens to the Cedar Rapids bike share bikes and scooters now that cold weather has arrived? The Cedar Rapids bi… Read More

Cedar Rapids Bike Share Program Closing for Season

Sysadmin Sysadmin | Nov 19, 2019

Wondering what happens to the Cedar Rapids bike share bikes and scooters now that cold weather has arrived? The Cedar Rapids bik… Read More
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Three Cedar Rapids Projects Awarded Brownfield/Grayfield Redevelopment Tax Credits

Sysadmin Sysadmin | Nov 07, 2019

The Brownfield/Grayfield redevelopment tax credit, awarded by the Iowa Economic Development Authority, offers sites the ability … Read More

​New Data Shows Cedar Rapids’ Immigrants Accounted for Nearly Half of the County’s Total Population Growth Between 2012 and 2017

Sysadmin Sysadmin | Oct 30, 2019

Immigrants accounted for 47.1 percent of total population growth in Cedar Rapids between 2012 and 2017, according to new researc… Read More

Home Base Iowa Community Designation for Linn County and Cedar Rapids

Sysadmin Sysadmin | Oct 30, 2019

Linn County and Cedar Rapids were recently named as the newest communities in our state to receive the Home Base Iowa designatio… Read More

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