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Iowa residents among most likely in U.S. to own their homes

The American housing market took off during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. The homeownership rate – or the share of housing units...
real estate

Commercial real estate market expected to grow despite rising interest rates

While rising interest rates are posing a risk to economic growth, Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, expects the commercial...
sustainability conference

Cedar Rapids to host sustainable economy and transportation conference

Alliant Energy, the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and the City of Cedar Rapids are teaming up to bring Cedar Rapids area residents and...
UI Urgent Care

New UI Urgent Care clinic opening in Cedar Rapids

University of Iowa Health Care has opened a new UI Urgent Care in Cedar Rapids, providing patients with an acute care option that complements...
ICR Iowa

Inclusive ICR launches free diversity, equity and inclusion assessment for area employers

*This story was originally posted on April 18* Inclusive ICR, a regional coalition with a mission to grow diversity and inclusion in the workforce throughout...
Jim Mertens

Quad Cities’ Jim Mertens to join KCRG-TV9 Evening News team

A new face will soon be joining the KCRG-TV9 evening news team. Quad Cities, WQAD evening anchor Jim Mertens will be seen alongside Beth...
UnityPoint Health - prostate cancer imaging agent Illuccix injection

St. Luke’s Foundation accepting applications for Rural Healthcare Grant program

UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Foundation is accepting applications for its Rural Healthcare Grant program, which provides matching grant funds toward health care services for rural...

Folience named national ESOP Company of the Year

Folience, a Cedar Rapids-based holding company whose properties include The Gazette, received the ESOP Association’s National 2022 Employee Owned Company of the Year award...
Iowa small business loans

SBA approves $12.3 million in Iowa small business loans in April

The U.S. Small Business Administration backed 33 loans for $12,369,800 to Iowa businesses in April, including three in the Corridor. Area businesses receiving loan approvals...
Steel Therapeutics

Steel Therapeutics announces $1.5M in funding, addition of veteran Pharmaceutical Executive to board

Steel Therapeutics, Inc., an early stage pharmaceutical company focused on increasing access to compounded drug therapies, announced today that it has closed on $1.5M...

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