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Economic Alliance Assists in Expansions of New & Existing Business

Economic Alliance | May 25, 2021

​ColorCoat, Inc. and Sadler Power Train are just two recent projects the Economic Alliance’s Economic Development team has had t… Read More

A Unique Class of Community Leaders

Sysadmin Sysadmin | May 25, 2021

​Leadership for Five Seasons classes have developed a fun rivalry over the years about an identifying characteristic of each cla… Read More

Good News in Uncertain Times - 2020 Existing Industry Update

Economic Alliance | May 25, 2021

​The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance uses the Existing Industry Survey to get an annual update on the pulse of interstate c… Read More

Ribbon Cuttings & Groundbreakings

Economic Alliance | May 25, 2021

​The tough reality of 2020 was that is was a schedule filled with cancellations, closures and distance. There were very few mile… Read More

Buy Local Initiatives: Full Speed Ahead on Year-Round Buy Local Initiatives & Economic Impact Focus

Economic Alliance | May 25, 2021

Last year, the Economic Alliance pivoted efforts to meet small businesses needs in a challenging year and went all in on buy loc… Read More

A SSMID Summary: 2020 Community Development Progress & initiatives

Economic Alliance | May 25, 2021

2020 brought a lot--and so did the Downtown Cedar Rapids Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID) in beautification… Read More

Spring Beautification & New Maintenance Hire

Economic Alliance | May 25, 2021

Spring cleaning and the air of change is upon us. As businesses begin steps to re-open and welcome employees, patrons, and visit… Read More

President's Trade Agenda Released

Economic Alliance | May 25, 2021

The Economic Alliance has long supported free and fair-trade agreements to promote Iowa’s economy. Iowa businesses, including ma… Read More
Category: Public Policy
Tags : Public Policy

Leading by Example - A Step Toward Normality

Economic Alliance | May 25, 2021

The Economic Alliance brought our full Team back to the workplace on March 22, just over a year since we first moved to almost f… Read More
Category: Membership
Tags : Membership

The Time is Now for Immigration Reform

Economic Alliance | Mar 25, 2021

​There are over 3,700 DACA-eligible immigrants living and working in Iowa who’ve only known the U.S. as home. They are an integr… Read More
Category: Public Policy
Tags : Public Policy

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