RSS Feed businessrecord.com : All Latest News http://www.businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-09-02T20:27:16.6953158Z Central Iowa Human Capital Survey now available <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">A survey is being conducted to determine how embedded local talent is in the community and workplace, based on connectedness to people, place and purpose.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Central-Iowa-Human-Capital-Survey-now-available/-3/248/65177 All Latest News Des Moines lawyer is a hall of fame rocker <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Des Moines lawyer Rich Webster was inducted into the Iowa Rock 'n' Roll Music Association Hall of Fame as a solo performer.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Des-Moines-lawyer-is-a-hall-of-fame-rocker/-3/248/65176 All Latest News Top Iowa companies see more hiring ahead <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Ninety percent of the leaders of Iowa's largest companies expect hiring to remain steady or to grow over the next six months, according to a quarterly economic outlook report issued by the Iowa Business Council Tuesday. &nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Top-Iowa-companies-see-more-hiring-ahead/-3/248/65175 All Latest News Manufacturing, construction suggest more vigor <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Manufacturing activity increased to its highest level in nearly 3 1/2 years in August and construction spending rebounded strongly in July, in further signs of vigor in the economy,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001cglidPi0ELNM9YiaHrnh4HmDp39sFeHB3DZ_lqZs6n7zrS5M45uqcxqU895OoRXdibNxe6D7Im-wLYj3_VebJPvVuYodZNDnS4Zm4iAijehe-JiBE0liAbjng18megi1Dk_tiqKAQR3BB5QJFa_3RshMZe9Vaxf53LO1yoKc407R3-7vdPP9KJvqiUAaPFjZ" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1;">Reuters reported.</a> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Manufacturing-construction-suggest-more-vigor/-3/248/65174 All Latest News D.M. Public Works Director Kozitza to retire <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Pat Kozitza will retire as public works director for the city of Des Moines at the end of the year, according to a news release.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/D-M-Public-Works-Director-Kozitza-to-retire/-3/248/65172 All Latest News Botanical Garden planning October grand opening <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">After nearly 18 months of construction on seven acres of new outdoor gardens, the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden invites the public to celebrate the milestone with a series of ceremonial grand opening events Oct. 2-4, including a public tour and recognition reception for key supporters on Thursday, free admission to guests on Friday.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Botanical-Garden-planning-October-grand-opening/-3/248/65171 All Latest News Metro area house prices rose 2 percent in July from a year ago <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Greater Des Moines house prices increased 2 percent in the year ending in July, real estate analytics firm CoreLogic Inc. said today in a release.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Metro-area-house-prices-rose-2-percent-in-July-from-a-year-ago/-3/248/65170 All Latest News Warren County development fund grows thanks to federal grant <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">A revolving loan fund established to encourage development in Warren County is $45,530 richer as the result of a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development program.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Warren-County-development-fund-grows-thanks-to-federal-grant/-3/248/65169 All Latest News Morning Business Headlines http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Morning-Business-Headlines/-3/248/65168 All Latest News Equitable fire a 'hiccup' in development plans <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">A fire over the weekend in a crawl space has delayed renovation plans for the landmark Equitable Building at Sixth Avenue and Locust Street by about one month, an owner said today.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Equitable-fire-a-hiccup-in-development-plans/-3/248/65167 All Latest News UNI report offers starting point to advance women-owned businesses in Iowa <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; background-color: #ffffff;">A new University of Northern Iowa report hopes to offer the first serious look at the women who do business in Iowa by providing insight into their experiences as entrepreneurs.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/UNI-report-offers-starting-point-to-advance-women-owned-businesses-in-Iowa/-3/248/65155 All Latest News D.M. airport terminal named a top infrastructure project <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">A proposed new half-billion-dollar terminal at Des Moines International Airport has been named one of North America's top 100 infrastructure projects by Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm CG/LA Infrastructure,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001SLTsBg3z2uoRb5NPPWqu65CLQJQK-g9k8kViNFKed0SrzX7X7BYaE95sDy6PsAPG7yyd9npVNZMxj6vHFbKD3bejpkzGvGjMExhYExHheX0wztDWK25iF3x_bGbT55paTzbaffwNdJG71cVUflTDKucbjlWdvRyQaGMimToNC82nJQowu3Bt-uFkjU6CSVTghtI6GIVJQ1tgy9D5XTo5D0WICjqXtxqC4wBcAEdmK4ukIg27hCtOO5t8v-lRuePGAZSfMVVWcvp5dR83aEX3w4FeWx1yYfCy" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1; background-color: #ffffff;">reports DesMoinesRegister.com.</a> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/D-M-airport-terminal-named-a-top-infrastructure-project/-3/248/65163 All Latest News World Food & Music Festival returns in September <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The 10th annual World Food &amp; Music Festival returns to downtown Des Moines Sept. 19-21 to a new location on the Walnut Street bridge.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/World-Food-Music-Festival-returns-in-September/-3/248/65162 All Latest News Attorney Eric Parrish files Chapter 13 bankruptcy case <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Greater Des Moines attorney Eric Parrish has returned to federal bankruptcy court in Des Moines, claiming debts of up to $500,000 and assets of up to $50,000.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Attorney-Eric-Parrish-files-Chapter-13-bankruptcy-case-/-3/248/65160 All Latest News Report paints dim picture of Iowa wage growth <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Wage growth for Iowa workers has stagnated despite improved productivity and educational attainment, according to a new report by the Iowa Policy Project.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Report-paints-dim-picture-of-Iowa-wage-growth/-3/248/65159 All Latest News Vratsinas bankruptcy no longer shield from creditors <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The legal saga of former Greater Des Moines businessman John Vratsinas took an uncommon turn this week when a federal bankruptcy court official dropped a fraud complaint after Vratsinas agreed not use the court as a shield against his creditors.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Vratsinas-bankruptcy-no-longer-shield-from-creditors/-3/248/65156 All Latest News Templeton Rye will change its label <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The label of the whiskey most associated with Iowa will soon list the state where it's distilled: Indiana.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Templeton-Rye-will-change-its-label/-3/248/65138 All Latest News CEO of Veridian Credit Union stepping down <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Jean Trainor is bringing a three-decade tenure at Waterloo-based Veridian Credit Union to a close,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Af0Z9xxNVgPJCb1XIRv5dNEAvZd8rYxxOiUucbGxArVEtCQGeQr3Kal0zpWiLJoXlXuYDvVl9GUTLRhOeuy60OdgBAb1hZoNQJe8hCg9QdWnqFyi3V8rhq_zJDXRoETCO8eE4NXJNd53uKrIMF-725V-UMUubYAObduyZ-HGhr4Mf210bOMMTsq7FZ6KNDDOI15mkB4-DP7_nw_LLjZKf6QNfIAEEeeaMVCHiDJOJA_Q9CT_N2dqISrz1uOIXYn17gg-hbYMclY=" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1;">according to the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.</a> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/CEO-of-Veridian-Credit-Union-stepping-down/-3/248/65137 All Latest News Meta Payment Systems to partner with Ohio-based card issuer <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Meta Payment Systems, a division of Sioux Falls, S.D.-based MetaBank and a leading issuer of prepaid cards, announced it has entered into a multiyear agreement with Cincinnati-based UniRush LLC to issue UniRush's prepaid RushCard.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Meta-Payment-Systems-to-partner-with-Ohio-based-card-issuer/-3/248/65136 All Latest News Improvements spur ridership bump on DART buses <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Total ridership on Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority buses reached 4.7 million rides in the fiscal year that ended June 30, an increase of more than 5 percent over the previous year.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Improvements-spur-ridership-bump-on-DART-buses/-3/248/65135 All Latest News Morning Business Headlines http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Morning-Business-Headlines/-3/248/65134 All Latest News Partnership sponsors candidate debates <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Greater Des Moines Partnership will host a series of candidate forums in September and October for its investors and regional members.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Partnership-sponsors-candidate-debates/-3/248/65133 All Latest News On the Move: Week of Aug. 29, 2014 Greater Des Moines promotions and new hires http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/On-the-Move-Week-of-Aug-29-2014/-3/248/65131 All Latest News Construction employment on the rise, but skilled labor shortage feared <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">Two out of three construction companies have faced a labor shortage over the last year, according to a survey conducted by SmartBrief on behalf of the Associated General Contractor of America.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Construction-employment-on-the-rise-but-skilled-labor-shortage-feared/-3/248/65126 All Latest News Fewer of us are shedding mortgages in retirement <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">A growing number of homeowners are reaching retirement age still owing money on their houses,&nbsp;</span><a target="_blank" linktype="1" href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-28/boomer-wealth-depressed-by-mortgages-poses-u-s-spending-risk.html" _mce_href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-28/boomer-wealth-depressed-by-mortgages-poses-u-s-spending-risk.html" shape="rect" _mce_shape="rect" track="on" _mce_style="color: #1a63a1; text-decoration: underline;" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1 !important;">Bloomberg reported.</a> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Fewer-of-us-are-shedding-mortgages-in-retirement/-3/248/65125 All Latest News