The Rise of the Silicon Heartland
21 Mar 2022
The ink on Intel’s $20 billion investment deal in Ohio was barely dry in January when experts started weighing in on the long-term impact of the deal.
Much of the analysis in the press centered on Ohio’s $2 billion incentives package for the $200 billion California-based company, but the ramifications of this project in New Albany on the outskirts of Columbus go much further than that.
Iowa's history of supplying global markets with an array of goods – from food products to aerospace electronics – has positioned the state as a national leader in advanced manufacturing, generating more than $16 billion worth of exported goods and accounting for 17 percent of the state's GDP. Research...
Western Iowa Advantage 2022 Action PlanMar 17 2022
Western Iowa Advantage (WIAD) — the collaboration of economic development officials in Audubon, Calhoun, Carroll, Crawford, Greene, Ida, and Sac Counties — rolled out our WIAD 2022 Action Plan after a recent board meeting. All efforts will build toward creating a stronger local, regional, and statewide economy by working together...
Governor Reynolds announced $100 million investment to modernize and strengthen Iowa’s air transportation system through the Iowa Commercial Aviation Infrastructure Fund. Iowa’s eight commercial airports are eligible for funding that will support modernization and expansion projects. Ninety percent of the funds will be granted based upon passenger numbers...