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Article | January 5, 2021
CiCi Awards 2021 Community Impact Awards   

A company’s decision to locate a new facility or expand an existing one can have a profound effect on a community, and it can go well beyond a... More>>


Development News | December 21, 2020
IA: Board Approves Projects from Two Companies, to Create 284 Jobs   

The Iowa Economic Development Authority Board approved awards for two legacy companies, which will assist in the creation of 284 jobs. More>>


Development News | November 27, 2020
IA: Marcus Lumber Expands to Storm Lake with Second Store, Adding 10 Jobs   

Marcus Lumber has announced that it will open a new 17,000-square-foot home store and lumber yard in Storm Lake, Iowa. More>>


Development News | November 24, 2020
IA: Japan’s Spiber Inc. Biotech Startup Expands Production to Clinton    

Japan’s Spiber Inc., a biotech startup, will expand production of its plant-based polymers to Clinton, Iowa, its first U.S. facility. More>>


Development News | November 23, 2020
IA: IEDA Board Approves Project Awards, to Create 76 Jobs   

The Iowa Economic Development Authority Board approved awards for three established companies, which will assist in the creation of 76 jobs. More>>


Development News | September 22, 2020
IA: Iowa Food Manufacturer to Expand in Ankeny, Creating 19 Jobs   

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board approved an award for a legacy company in Ankeny, which will assist in the creation of 19 jobs. More>>


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>>



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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>>



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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 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>>