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Cedar Rapids council moves several development projects ahead

Two major projects wrapped up the Cedar Rapids City Council’s discussion Tuesday, June 28 of a host of economic development initiatives in the city. First,...

A look at the 2022 Johnson County Economic Development Plan 

Johnson County recently adopted a 2022 Economic Development Plan that focuses on opportunities for the unincorporated area, villages and small towns of the county....
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Iowa Utility Association’s annual development conference set for May 18

DEV2022, the Iowa Utility Association’s annual economic development conference, will be held this Wednesday, May 18, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center...
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Marion Economic Development Corporation launches Marion Community Index

The Marion Economic Development Corporation has released the Marion Community Index for the first quarter of 2022. According to a release, the report is informed...

Revitalizing global economies starts at home

Revitalizing global economies starts at home Recently, more than 100 policymakers and economic development leaders from across the U.S. and Europe came together for a...

Learning from ICR’s failure

The joint economic development venture between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City was supposed to attract businesses and talent, foster cooperation and ultimately create an...

CR asks businesses to complete storm loss questionnaire

By CBJ News Staff news@corridorbusiness.com In response to the business impacts of the Aug. 10 derecho, the city of Cedar Rapids is asking area businesses to...

Retail churn worries spawn ideas, strategies

Gordmans, located at Lindale Market Place in Cedar Rapids, with new tenant Boot Barn shown in the distance. Gordmans will soon be closing, leaving...

Tom Cilek’s New Best Friend: Kate Moreland

If you’ve been in the Corridor business community for even a short time, you already know Tom Cilek. He’s a vice president at a...

‘Better together’ is right message

CBJ EDITORIAL We have continually been impressed by the collaboration and vision of Johnson County’s economic development organizations and their leaders since the beginning of...

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