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Economic Alliance | Sep 30, 2021

Having a membership with the Economic Alliance has many benefits. So many, in fact, that you may not be aware of all of them. He… Read More
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New Hire Highlights Economic Alliance Efforts to Interact More with Members

Economic Alliance | Sep 30, 2021

​Recognizing the increasing need to engage more with its growing membership, the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance has hired … Read More
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MedQuarter Marks 10th Anniversary with Progress Report and Cookies Delivered to District Businesses

Economic Alliance | Sep 30, 2021

​In September of 2011 the Cedar Rapids City Council approved the city’s second Self-Supporting Municipal Improvement District (S… Read More

International Flags Fly High in Our Diverse Economic Region

Economic Alliance | Sep 30, 2021

Cedar Rapids has a rich history of welcoming people from other countries as was recently celebrated during Welcoming Week 2021 e… Read More

Find Your Next Hire(s) at the ICR Collegiate Career Fair

Economic Alliance | Sep 30, 2021

Recognizing the increasing workforce challenges facing many area businesses right now, the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance … Read More

Letter from the Executive Director: Balancing Future Workforce Strategies and Immediate Workforce Solutions

Economic Alliance | Sep 30, 2021

Key business leaders are focused on the long game even while looking for immediate help on workforce shortages. The Economic… Read More
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New Downtown Branding Brings Vibrancy and Opportunity to Available Downtown Real Estate

Economic Alliance | Aug 19, 2021

Watch for more attractive store and window dressing in the downtown area. Inspired by a similar initiative in the Kansas City Po… Read More

Storm Drain Murals Get a Fresh Coat

Economic Alliance | Aug 19, 2021

​You may notice new vibrancy and color on some storm drains in the Downtown Cedar Rapids area. Local artists have spruced up the… Read More

Welcoming Week Returns to Cedar Rapids September 10-19

Economic Alliance | Aug 19, 2021

​Welcoming Week brings together immigrants, refugees, and long-time residents to build strong connections and affirm the importa… Read More

New Businesses Open in the MedQuarter

Economic Alliance | Aug 19, 2021

​The MedQuarter Regional Medical District is now home to several new businesses, both medical and non-medical, offering a wider … Read More

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