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

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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

The Florida Space Coast: Ready for Takeoff Case study | October 31, 2011
The Florida Space Coast: Ready for Takeoff   

By: Juli Anne Patty

There is perhaps no better metaphor for business success than a space shuttle, against all odds, through only human determination, skill and... More>>


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Success in the Heart of the Heartland: Missouri CORE   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Central Missouri is not just at the heart of Missouri; it’s at the heart of America. That position has motivated hundreds of businesses to locate... More>>


Idaho: The (Low) Cost of Doing Business Case study | July 19, 2011
Idaho: The (Low) Cost of Doing Business   

By: Juli Anne Patty

The list of reasons to bring your business to Idaho is long, but can be summed up with a simple equation: great location + low business costs =... More>>