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Business Facilities: “Iowa offers the closest thing to a ‘risk-free investment’”

November 16, 2016

Business Facilities: “Iowa offers the closest thing to a ‘risk-free investment’”
A dozen Iowa communities have development-ready certified sites for large-scale manufacturing or bioscience projects. These sites are so prepped and inspected that Business Facilities recently called them “the closest thing to a ‘risk-free investment.’”
The certified sites, which have access to rail, interstate and connection highways, range from 150 to almost 600 acres. Nationally recognized site selection firm McCallum Sweeney Consulting has credentialed each site in Iowa’s site selection program as “development-ready.” In-depth property detail for each site is available on the certified sites page.
In addition to certified sites, Business Facilities reported on Iowa’s Renewable Chemical Production Tax Credit, which the U.S. Department of Agriculture called the “strongest” incentive package for the biobased chemical industry.
According to the article, other ways the state of Iowa distinguishes itself include its leadership in wind energy and educated population. To read the whole Business Facilities article, click here, “Iowa is Built for Business.”



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