BIG CEDAR INDUSTRIAL PARK BECOMES IOWA’S FIRST MEGA CERTIFIED SITE
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Big Cedar Industrial Park becomes Iowa’s first mega certified site
October 24, 2018 (DES MOINES) - Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Director Debi Durham joined officials from Alliant Energy and the City of Cedar Rapids at the Eastern Iowa Airport hangar to celebrate the first site in Iowa to receive “mega site” certification through IEDA’s Certified Site Program.
“This exciting and important opportunity for Cedar Rapids and the entire state of Iowa has become a reality because of the perseverance and diligence of partner organizations Alliant Energy, IEDA, ICR Iowa and Cedar Rapids city officials,” said Cedar Rapids Mayor Brad Hart. “The mega site certification shows we are ‘open for business’ and will help attract new development, businesses and workers into Iowa that will lead to increased growth for our entire region.”