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  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015 3:49 PM
    In the year since the Brookings Institution released "The Rise of Innovation Districts: A New Geography of Innovation in America," Brookings has visited or interacted with dozens of leaders in burgeoning innovation districts in the United States and Europe -- among them Brookings' Bruce Katz's visit to Des Moines recently. 

  • BY PERRY BEEMAN
    Tuesday, June 30, 2015 3:41 PM
    Charles Marohn, president of the nonprofit Strong Towns, stopped by Windsor Heights Community Center this morning at the invitation of the Urban Land Institute Iowa. His message: Wide roads can be bad for business. 

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Tuesday, June 23, 2015 3:36 PM
    The economic impact of the craft brewing industry in Iowa exceeded $100 million in 2014, according to a study released by the Iowa Wine and Beer Promotion Board. 

  • BY ANNE CAROTHERS-KAY
    Monday, June 22, 2015 3:36 PM
    Personal income growth in Iowa and several other Plains states took a hit because farm incomes decreased, according to a new report from the U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  • BY ANNE CAROTHERS-KAY
    Monday, June 22, 2015 3:23 PM
    Iowa State University labor economist Peter Orazem said he isn't worried about the latest national report showing Iowa dead last in the country in terms of personal income growth. And Greater Des Moines business leaders shouldn't worry, either. 

  • Friday, June 19, 2015 3:47 PM
    The Iowa Economic Development Authority board approved plans for an expansion at Pella Corp. in Pella and a $100 million joint project involving improvements in downtown Grinnell and Grinnell College. 

  • Friday, June 19, 2015 3:45 PM
    The Iowa Economic Development Authority board today voted to provide $100,000 toward the purchase of a metal 3-D printer that will be used to help Iowa State University's Center for Industrial Research and Service educate businesses across Iowa on the latest capabilities of additive manufacturing. 

  • Friday, June 19, 2015 3:44 PM
    Ventech Solutions Inc., a Columbus, Ohio-based system integration and consulting services firm that focuses on the public sector, was awarded $500,000 in state High Quality Jobs Program tax credits to help with an expansion to Urbandale, 

  • Friday, June 19, 2015 10:47 AM
    The state unemployment rate was at 3.8 percent in May, the same as in April but down from 4.4 percent a year ago, Iowa Workforce Development said today.  

  • Friday, June 12, 2015 11:54 AM
    Ventech Solutions, a system integration and consulting services firm that focuses on the public sector, is seeking economic assistance from the state of Iowa and the city of Urbandale that will boost Greater Des Moines employment levels by 200 people. 

  • Thursday, June 11, 2015 3:33 PM
    The Ankeny City Council will consider a development agreement Monday for PurFoods LLC's planned expansion. 

  • Thursday, June 11, 2015 10:35 AM
    Iowa's gain in gross domestic product slowed to 0.4 percent in 2014, ranking 45th in the country, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reported. 

  • Friday, June 05, 2015 3:18 PM
    Accumold ceremonially broke ground today on a 40,000-square-foot expansion of its Ankeny facility, its second expansion project in four years. 

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Friday, June 05, 2015 11:12 AM
    U.S. job growth and wages rose in May, signs of an economic boost that could mean an interest rate hike in September, Reuters reported. 

  • Des Moines: The next generation
    BY PERRY BEEMAN
    Friday, June 05, 2015 6:00 AM
     


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