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Economic Alliance Announces New Hire and Team Changes to Further Economic Growth Strategy

Economic Alliance Names Corbett as Business Retention & Expansion Strategist & Toledo as Services Manager
The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance today announced several staff changes, including the hiring of former Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett into a strategic role focused on regi……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2018/05/economic-alliance-announces-new-hire-and-team-changes-further-economic-growth-strategy

Rural Connectivity's Role in Economic Growth

​We can’t expect future economic growth in Iowa without connectivity – reliable and fast internet access - in rural communities. Just over one third of Iowa’s population is rural. Businesses and residents in rural communities need reliable, fast internet …
We can’t expect future economic growth in Iowa without connectivity – reliable and fast internet access - in rural communities. Just over one third of Iowa’s population is rural. B……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2018/11/rural-connectivitys-role-economic-growth

Construction Dive's 'mini megacities' to Watch: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

From medical marijuana manufacturing to flood protection and infrastructure upgades, a range of diverse projects is fueling a massive uptick in construction activity in and around Iowa's second-largest city. In recent years, 125 projects valued at $1 m…
From medical marijuana manufacturing to flood protection and infrastructure upgades, a range of diverse projects is fueling a massive uptick in construction activity in and around……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/03/construction-dives-mini-megacities-watch-cedar-rapids-iowa

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