Iowa Economic Development Authority

Debi Durham


200 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Phone : 515-348-6200
Toll-free : N/A
Fax : 515-725-3010
Email :
Website :

Targeted Industries

•   Alternative Energy & Fuels
•   Back Office/Call Centers/Data Centers
•   Bio & Pharmaceuticals
•   Food & Agriculture Related
•   Manufacturing
•   Technology/R&D

About Iowa Economic Development Authority

The Iowa Economic Development Authority's mission is to strengthen economic and community vitality by building partnerships and leveraging resources to make Iowa the choice for people and business. With low operational costs, a pro-business environment and an educated labor force, contact us to learn how Iowa can become a catalyst for your success.

IA: REG Breaks Ground for $24M Ralston Biorefinery Expansion

Development News | November 16, 2016

Company’s first plant to grow from 12 million to 30 million gallon nameplate capacity. more >>

IA: Economic Development Board Supports $93M in Capital Investments

Development News | October 24, 2016

IEDA board awarded direct financial assistance and tax benefits to six companies for job creation and expansion projects. more >>

IA: Simply Essentials to Invest $30M, Reopen Charles City Poultry Plant

Development News | June 7, 2016

Co. to hire 250, be a state-of-the-art chicken processing plant producing high-quality, premium chicken products for health-focused consumers. more >>

IA: Board Awards Support Capital Investments, With Cognizant Hiring 1,000

Development News | May 23, 2016

Awards to assist in the creation of 1,275 jobs, retention of 53 and over $43M in new capital investment for the state. more >>

IA: MidAmerican Energy Announced a $3.6B Wind Project

Development News | April 15, 2016

Major project to provide a cleaner energy future for IA & a giant step toward realizing co. vision of 100 % renewable energy for customers. more >>

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