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Certified Sites

More than 2,000 available acres. We can accommodate development of almost any size.

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State of Iowa Certified Site Certification Requirements:

  • Documented price and terms to prospective industrial investors
  • Zoned appropriately or the city is willing to consider rezoning applications
  • Free of any known rights-of-way, easements, judgments, liens, restrictive covenants, and any other items that might impact a park’s developability
  • Free of recognized environmental conditions
  • Completed Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
  • Free of wetlands or able to be mitigated within 90 days
  • Completed Wetland Identification, Delineation, and Classification Report
  • Within 5 miles, via truck route, of any interstate or four-lane highway
  • Free of state and federal rare, threatened, and endangered species or able to be mitigated within 90 days
  • Compatible soils for industrial development
  • IBC Seismic Site Classification Report
  • The park is served, or is able to be served within 12 months by rail (with rail served classifications)
  • Sites are served or can be served with significant electric service within 9 months
  • Sites are served or can be served with significant water service resources by water infrastructure and a water system with minimum excess capacity
  • Sites are served or can be served within nine months by wastewater infrastructure and a wastewater treatment plant with minimum excess capacity
  • DS-1 or T-1 telecommunications infrastructure

Economic Development

Business is Happening Here!

More companies are making the move to the Cedar Rapids Metro.

And businesses already located here are expanding and growing. No wonder we are one of the fastest-growing regions in the state of Iowa. Check out the latest business and economic development news here.

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Capital Investment Report

Learn more about investment in the Cedar Rapids Metro by reading our Building to a Billion and Beyond capital investment report. Click on the image below to read or download the report.

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