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There's No Better Time to Explore The Fountains

There's No Better Time to Explore The Fountains

Nov 14, 2018 by

What’s Happening at The Fountains? The 19-acre mixed-use development embodies the work-eat-play concept. The idea is that visitors will be able to fulfill most of their basic needs on-site, from finding work to grabbing a meal to socializing with friends. Read More

Come Home to the 6th Street Commons

Come Home to the 6th Street Commons

Nov 14, 2018 by

The Sixth Street Commons is part of Kingston Village, an up-and-coming neighborhood on Cedar Rapids’ west side. The area is quickly transforming the city with its restored historic buildings (including the People’s Bank by Louis Sullivan), local eateries and access to entertainment, including the McGrath Amphitheater. Read More

Accessibility 101 for Small Business Owners

Accessibility 101 for Small Business Owners

Oct 04, 2018 by

How easy is it for people with disabilities to patronize your business? Most small business owners would agree that it’s not hard to access their facilities, but many of them are wrong. Read More

How the Cedar Rapids Economic Alliance Benefits Your Business

How the Cedar Rapids Economic Alliance Benefits Your Business

Sep 21, 2018 by

Whether you’re starting your own venture or expanding a business that’s been a pillar of the community for years, the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance is ready to help you. The Alliance serves nearly 1,200 member businesses spread across the metro area no matter their size or function. Here’s how they can help you in four key areas. Read More

Inside Downtown Cedar Rapids’ Incredible Evolution

Inside Downtown Cedar Rapids’ Incredible Evolution

Aug 31, 2018 by

Walking through Cedar Rapids’ Downtown District, you’d never know it was ground zero for damage from the 2008 flood. The devastation was unimaginable, but what was truly surprising was the city’s resilience. Cedar Rapids mounted an unprecedented recovery effort and accomplished, as Economic Alliance Executive Director Doug Neuman calls it, “25 year Read More

Ahmann Companies: Your One-Stop Solution for Real Estate

Ahmann Companies: Your One-Stop Solution for Real Estate

Aug 31, 2018 by

When you partner with Ahmann Companies, you’re not just getting a dedicated commercial real estate team. You’re joining forces with a vertically integrated business powerhouse that’s ready to leverage all of its in-house services to serve your design, engineering, building and management nee Read More

5 Reasons Downtown Iowa City is Great for Business

5 Reasons Downtown Iowa City is Great for Business

Jul 25, 2018 by

Downtown boasts more than 1,100 residents, with another 19,000 located within a mile. That means plenty of foot traffic and a large base of potential employees to draw from. Downtown is also directly adjacent to the University of Iowa campus, which has roughly 32,000 students and employs about 30,000 faculty and staff - Read More

Coralville's Iowa Arena: The Corridor's Newest Destination

Coralville's Iowa Arena: The Corridor's Newest Destination

Jun 26, 2018 by

A new one-of-a-kind facility is beginning construction in Coralville's Iowa River Landing. The Iowa Arena, which kicks off $190 million of new River Landing developments, is set to become a regional sports destination Read More

ArtTech Village: Bridging History and the Future

ArtTech Village: Bridging History and the Future

Jun 26, 2018 by

An innovative new mixed-use complex in NewBo is bridging Cedar Rapids’ industrial past with its entrepreneurial future. Read More

Eco Lips: Why This Successful Start-Up Is Moving to Marion

Eco Lips: Why This Successful Start-Up Is Moving to Marion

May 29, 2018 by

Eco Lips is now renovating the former Squaw Creek Mill Works building, a 35,000-square-foot warehouse space in Marion with room for the business to expand even further. This Corridor success story is living proof of what can happen when a supportive community backs a great idea. Read More

5 Fast Facts About the Redstone Building

5 Fast Facts About the Redstone Building

May 29, 2018 by

The new 15-unit development includes one-story flats and two-story row houses that are an easy walk to the best that Cedar Rapids has to offer. Get the scoop on the Redstone Apartments below and ask about availability today. Read More

10 Things to Consider Before Buying Land for Commercial Real Estate

10 Things to Consider Before Buying Land for Commercial Real Estate

Apr 26, 2018 by

Purchasing land instead of leasing a floor or a building certainly has its advantages. A brand-new building on your site will be customized to your needs, and if you opt to stay in an existing building on the property instead, you’ll have many more options for how to make the building work for you. Read More