Iowa

Iowa Department of Economic Development

Debi Durham

Director

200 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa, 50309
Phone: (515) 242-3000
Toll-Free: N/A
Fax: (512) 242-4749
Email: director@iowa.gov
Website: www.IowaEconomicDevelopment.com/


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Articles

blank Article | October 6, 2020
COVID-19 Accelerates Call to Bring Customer Support Jobs Home to the U.S.

By: Steve Brubaker

Offshore outsourcing has been a hot topic for many years and gained tremendous momentum in the 1990s and early 2000s with companies intently focused...   More>>


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Workforce and Quality of Life

By: Trade & Industry Development

One of the most critical factors a company needs to succeed is a location that will support the business, its workers, and their families. This...   More>>


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Ohio is Made for Manufacturing

By: Mike DeWine

Manufacturers rely on Ohio’s innovation infrastructure, talent and the partnership offered by JobsOhio, the state’s private economic development...   More>>


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Florida – The Future is Here

By: Ron DeSantis

The Sunshine State boasts a pro-business climate, expansive infrastructure, growing and diverse workforce and an unmatched quality of life. Companies...   More>>


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Washington State: Leading the Way in a Changing World

By: Lisa Brown

Washington’s international reputation for invention, innovation and inclusion is well known, and well deserved. The state’s world-class...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

Case study | March 31, 2005
Tallahassee's Bioscience Transformation   

When Tallahassee was named the capital of Florida in 1845, the Florida peninsula was sparsely populated, lined with towering trees, sweeping wet... More>>


Case study | December 31, 2004
The Tipping Point for Columbus-Lowndes   

By: Rhonda Proctor

When the economic development officials from Columbus, Mississippi walked into a crowded auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee, and sat among large... More>>


Case study | December 31, 2004
Ultralight Planes - Heavy weight fun!   

By: Trade & Industry Development

Phil Lockwood, president and CEO of Lockwood Aviation Supply, says that faster airplanes are for transportation, but ultralight planes are pure fun! More>>