WORKING SMARTER NOT HARDER
Whether you’re looking to relocate your business to the Iowa City Area or expand an existing business, you’ve come to the right place. The Iowa City Area has a stable economy and a track record for growth. The stability of our economy really stems from the diversity of industry. A college town with an anchor in the University of Iowa, a strong and vibrant mix of manufacturing (P&G, Oral B, Collins Aerospace), cutting edge biotech (Integrated DNA Technologies, IDx), finance and insurance (GEICO just added 400 new jobs in 2018) and is a national hub for educational assessment and technology.
Our area has been the second fastest growing metro in Iowa, second only to Des Moines in population growth over the past 17 years. And the growth forecast looks to continue as the Iowa City area continues to find itself on impressive lists of “best places.”
The ICAD team is here to help you with every step of your business growth. Whether you’re looking to relocate, expand, or start something completely new, we’d love to help. Don’t hesitate to reach out! Tom Banta is an ICAD Staff member working to grow new companies, support existing firms and attract new business.
Phone: (563) 506-3280
We are not just a flyover city anymore.
Startups + Fortune 500 Companies
The Iowa City area is home to a wide range of national and international Fortune 500 companies; small, family-owned businesses and emerging and advancing entrepreneurs representing multiple industries.
Our local economy is stable and has a track record for growth, and is one of the few metro areas in the country which have demonstrated consistent growth. The stability of our economy really stems from the diversity of industry.
Why do companies build and expand in this area? Simple. Better workers and bottom line savings. The quality of the area’s workforce is a result of the strong educational capacity of the area communities as well as Midwestern work ethic.
Land of Plenty
The Iowa City area is the southern anchor of ICR Iowa and is located at the crossroads of I80 (San Francisco to New York City) and I380 (part of the St. Paul/St. Louis Avenue of the Saints).