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Downtown Cedar Rapids - Uplift, Uplighting and an Upgraded Look

Economic Alliance | Dec 16, 2021

​Adding vibrancy to Downtown Cedar Rapids was central to the mission of both the Downtown Self-Supported Municipal Improvement D… Read More

Partnering with Labor Organizations

Economic Alliance | Dec 16, 2021

Collective bargaining has been in the news lately, especially the now-resolved contract between John Deere and its UAW employees… Read More

Laborshed Report Reflects Shift in Employment

Economic Alliance | Dec 16, 2021

​A recently released Laborshed Report for the Cedar Rapids area offers interesting insight into what is happening with the area’… Read More

Workforce: The Great Reshuffle

Economic Alliance | Dec 16, 2021

​In a noisy digital world, it’s easy to get caught up in headlines and begin noticing common themes when scrolling through our f… Read More

Let's Get Down to Business Program Series Launches January 13

Economic Alliance | Dec 16, 2021

The Economic Alliance is excited to announce a new Business Support Program series launching in 2022, entitled “Let’s Get Down t… Read More

A Year of Red Ribbons and Celebrations!

Economic Alliance | Dec 16, 2021

​The Economic Alliance is honored to participate and celebrate our members with ribbon cutting and groundbreaking ceremonies. I… Read More

A New Look for the Economic Alliance Report in 2022

Economic Alliance | Nov 23, 2021

The Economic Alliance Report is moving to a new format! Beginning January 2022, look for our 8-page publication delivered within… Read More
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Manufacturing 4.0: New Grants Available for Process Innovation and Modernization

Economic Alliance | Nov 23, 2021

​The State of Iowa is now offering additional grants to help manufacturers prepare for the future. The grants are part of Iowa’s… Read More

A Major Capital Investment and Hundreds of New Jobs Headed to Williamsburg

Economic Alliance | Nov 23, 2021

​Williamsburg Manufacturing, which produces numerous high quality vehicle components, is adding a new product line and making a … Read More

$1.5M in State Money Awarded to Cedar Rapids Downtown Housing Projects

Economic Alliance | Nov 23, 2021

​Two downtown housing projects received a major funding boost from the State of Iowa when the Iowa Economic Development Authorit… Read More

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