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Grow Iowa Day 2014

Join the Professional Developers of Iowa (PDI) on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at the Iowa State Capitol from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ...

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The Presidential Post, January 15, 2014

Grow Iowa Day 2014 is quickly approaching on February 5th! Please make every effort to join us, whether or not you have registered for a booth. It is important that we have a strong contingent at the State Capitol to demonstrate our support for economic development and maintaining a positive business climate in Iowa....

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Written by Stacie LoVan
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Webinar: Attracting Foreign Direct Investment to Your Community

The Pro Learning Lab’s first webinar of 2014 will focus on how your community can more effectively attract FDI. In this session, we will discuss FDI trends, and research tools and data that can help you build a framework for creating a local strategy to attract foreign direct investment....

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Home Loan Funds Provided Through Agency Increase 16 Percent from 2012

A record 2,663 rural Iowa families utilized more than $277 million in home loans offered through USDA Rural Development to achieve their homeownership dreams in 2013. This represents a 16 percent increase in home loan funding from 2012....

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Iowa Commercial Property Reform Tax Credit - Deadline Jan. 15

During the 2013 Legislative Session, the State of Iowa passed Property Tax Reform. This legislation includes a Business Property Tax Credit for commercial, industrial, and railway property under new Iowa Code chapter 426C for property taxes due and payable in fiscal years beginning on or after July 1, 2014. This credit is similar to the Homestead Credit....

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