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Celebrating Success as Cedar Rapids Remains Open for Business

“A rising tide lifts all boats” is one phrase often used to describe economic development projects - both with existing business expansion and new business attraction. Growth projects create jobs and bring capital investment, ultimately flowing more dolla…
“A rising tide lifts all boats” is one phrase often used to describe economic development projects - both with existing business expansion and new business attraction. Growth proje……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/11/celebrating-success-cedar-rapids-remains-open-business

Local Economy Depends on Infrastructure, Including Wider I-380

A new year is upon us, a census year in fact. The 2020 census count will likely tell us our seven-county region has experienced moderate growth over the last ten years. This is critical information for planning the future and determining where our region …
The following appeared as a Guest Column in The Gazette and the Corridor Business Journal from Economic Alliance Business Retention and Expansion Specialist, Ron Corbett A new ye……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/11/local-economy-depends-infrastructure-including-wider-i-380

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

Business Expansion Projects Move Forward in the Face of Coronavirus

​While no industry has gone untouched in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, a number of business expansion projects that began before the pandemic are continuing to move forward.
While no industry has gone untouched in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, a number of business expansion projects that began before the pandemic are continuing to move forward……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/06/business-expansion-projects-move-forward-face-coronavirus

General Mills Plans Business Expansion in Cedar Rapids

​General Mills received approval from the Iowa Economic Development Authority on August 21, 2020 for a $37M expansion project at their Cedar Rapids facility. This project will improve “existing production flows while investing in new and more efficient e…
General Mills received approval from the Iowa Economic Development Authority on August 21, 2020 for a $37M expansion project at their Cedar Rapids facility. This project will imp……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/09/general-mills-plans-business-expansion-cedar-rapids

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