ICR Iowa: Here, It’s Real.
ICR (Iowa City-Cedar Rapids) IOWA is a nonprofit organization launched in 2017 by the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and the Iowa City Area Development Group. This joint venture was developed to ensure Iowa City-Cedar Rapids (ICR) prospers through community-aligned business attraction and workforce development. Our partners include the seven counties of Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn, and Washington.
ICR’s Core Initiatives
- Choose ICR: a coalition of economic development partners working together to attract new interstate employers and high quality jobs.
- ICR Talent: a coalition of employers and organizations working together to attract and retain qualified and diverse professionals.
- ICR Future: a coalition of employers, educators, and organizations working together to develop our future workforce.
Time for a change? Let us help!
Whether you are looking for a change of pace, want your money to go a little further (hello house WITH a yard!), or want a shorter commute to work, ICR IOWA offers something for everyone.
ICR IOWA is home to almost half a million people who help make our long-standing, widely- known companies successful. Here you’ll find Collins Aerospace, ACT, and General Mills, to name a few.