Expansions & New Projects

  • The Forge (Accenture Company) • Jefferson · $1.7 million · 5 jobs
  • New High School & Career Academy • Jefferson
  • Rowland Apartments • Jefferson • $400k · 12 units with 16 additional planned
  • Bauer Built Expansion • Paton • $3 million · 75 jobs
  • Home State Bank • Jefferson • $1.2 million · 6 jobs
  • The Forge/Accenture • Jefferson • $3.5 million, 30 new jobs, 65 training students
  • Scranton Mfg. Paint Booth Addition • Scranton $500,000, 3 new jobs
  • Landus office expansion • Jefferson • $40,000, 3 jobs
  • The Fieldhouse (wrestling clinic & retail) • Jefferson $500,000 · 6 jobs
  • Heartland Bank new location • Jefferson Square- $900,000 · 15 jobs
  • 30 Yard Line Restaurant • Grand Junction • $300,000, 12 jobs
  • Coffee Corner • Jefferson • $60,000, 5 jobs
  • Remington Seeds (Schaller, Iowa) Warehouse • $1.7 million †
  • Carroll Brewing • Carroll • 1.8 million · 14 jobs
  • Journey Senior Services • Carroll • 3.5 million · 38 jobs
  • Wendl’s Weapons • Carroll
  • La Terazza • Carroll
  • Kids Corner Boutique • Carroll
  • Nature Ammil • Carroll
  • QSA Boutique • Carroll
  • Brown Bag and Company • Carroll
  • The Trading Post • Carroll
  • Resurrection Rides • Manning
  • Accura • Manning • $1 million · 75 jobs
  • Manning Dental • Manning • $400,000 · 4 jobs
  • Ramsey’s Market • Manning • $300,000 · 14 jobs
  • Dollar General • Exira • $500,000 · 20 jobs
  • Iowa Select Farms Sow Farm • Near Rockwell City • $15.5 million · 18 jobs †*
  • Iowa Select Farms Warehouse & Conference Center • Rockwell City • $2.25 million · 3 jobs †*
  • St. Croix Hospice • Denison • 7 jobs
  • Bella Sera (Italian restaurant) • Denison • 12 jobs
  • ID Apparel • Denison • $150k · 6 jobs

† denotes completed within past 12 months
* denotes new business


OTHER ONGOING INITIATIVES

Western Iowa Advantage uses an integrated marketing approach to reach decision makers. Whether company executives conduct the search or hire a site selection consultant, WIAD demonstrates how easy it is to access information about labor force, tax climate and much more. Some of our marketing and outreach efforts include:

biokinetics visitWESTERN IOWA INDUSTRY VISITS

Numerous times a year, the WIAD partners take time to tour industrial facilities across the region. The group works to make connections between local companies so more money stays here in Iowa and we remain informed of the current challenges facing our companies in western Iowa.

dobson aerialWEBSITE IMPROVEMENTS

WIAD partners continue to work with Golden Shovel Agency, experts in economic development marketing, to bring new and improved features to our ever-expanding website. Their partnership is allowing increased editability, more frequent updates and a range of tools to stay relevant in today’s constantly shifting technology landscape.

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WIAD continues to work with Golden Shovel Agency and their specialized media creation service called Gatekeeper to build an extensive repertoire of news and updates which will be shared on the WIAD website and throughout a selection of social media networks. The goal is to highlight successes and opportunities in the region, as well as to leverage the content to attract more positive media attention. Stay tuned as this new initiative grows into a valuable resource for marketing all the great things happening in the region!