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Author | August 6, 2020
Debi Durham   

Debi Durham, a longtime economic and community development professional who serves as director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority and the... More>>

Development News | August 6, 2020
KN: URBN Partnership to Create Up to 2,000 Jobs, $350M Investment   

Urban Outfitters’ new 880,000-square-foot omni-channel distribution center will be located on ancillary land at Kansas Speedway in Wyandotte County. More>>

Industry News | August 3, 2020
MO: Governor Announces $1 million Coworking & Incubator Grant Program   

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced a new coworking and incubator grant that will provide $1 million for eligible Missouri-based facilities. More>>

Spotlight Iowa1
Article | July 29, 2020
The Future of Food Processing in Iowa   

With millions of acres of fertile land, plentiful raw materials and abundant sources of renewable energy, Iowa has built upon its long history as a... More>>

Article | July 29, 2020
Feeding the Economy: A Continuing Need   

While much of the nation’s economy has seen changes, one fundamental thing hasn’t altered: people still need to eat. Regions that produce food... More>>

Development News | July 29, 2020
MO: Armstrong World Industries Expands in Marshfield, to Create 130 Jobs   

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) has announced it is investing approximately $8 million to expand its Architectural Components Group Inc. in... More>>

Industry News | July 27, 2020
KS: Kansas Launches New Certified Sites Program   

Kansas launched a new Certified Sites program, a critical tool that will help accelerate economic development efforts throughout the state. More>>

Industry News | July 20, 2020
KS: Relief Program Provides $1M-Plus to Shawnee County Businesses   

The Shawnee County HOST Relief Program has provided more than $1M in funding toward local economic recovery in the last three months. More>>

Development News | July 20, 2020
IA: IEDA Board OKs Projects from 11 Companies, to Create 730 Jobs   

The Iowa Economic Development Authority Board approved awards for five legacy companies, which will assist in the creation of 730 jobs. More>>

Development News | July 15, 2020
MO: Boeing Lands First Order of F-15EX Fighters, to be Built in St. Louis   

The Air Force has placed an order for its first group of F-15EXs, giving a second life for the F-15 production line in St. Louis, Mo. More>>