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August 2019:  Available Commercial Lots, Custom Manufacturing, Historic Preservation Workshop and Much More!

July 2019:   Living ‘Big’ in Iowa, Laborshed Study Highlights Importance of Manufacturing, New Tourism Website, Travel Buchanan in July, Henderson Industrial Site and more!

June 2019:  New Building Available, Laborshed Study for 2019 Released, Governor Reynolds Visits, Industries score with REDL&G Loans and Travel Buchanan County and more!

May 2019:  Free Land for Housing, Iowa #1 for Job Opportunities, Rental Housing Listings…Live Where You Work, Travel Buchanan County This Summer!

April 2019:   Growing Hops as a Cash Crop, Newly Available Industrial Building, Customer Service Workshop and Region Job Board!

March 2019:    Successful Spring Career Fair, Growing hops for Fun & Profit, Inclement Weather Policies and much more!

February 2019:  Historic Preservation Workshop, Spring Career Fair, Pre-Apprenticeship in Buchanan County and Iowa #1 Again!

January 2019:  Positivity in the Workplace, Community Foundation Grant, Iowa is #1 and Wieland Development lot!

December 2018 Aurora Free Development Lot, New 543 Kick Starter Loan, 3D Technology and Future Ready Iowa!

November 2018:  Laborshed Study, New Housing Initiatives, Veterans in the Workforce and Stanley the Tin Man!

October 2018:  Tour Manufacturers NOW, Energy Vampires and Career Fair 2018!

September 2018:  Tour Manufacturers, Career Fair Coming,  Rural Iowa is thriving in the Middle of  Everywhere!

August 2018:  Jesup Commercial Development, Live the Valley, Bank Headz and the SBDC, Print Express and Much More!

July 2018: Fairbank Industrial Park, Brandon Receives Grant, Jesup’s New Emergency Facility Complete and More!

May 2018:  New Building Available, Buchanan County-The Place to Be, Future Ready Iowa and Rural Development!

April 2018:  New Industrial Ground, Real Racing Wheels, Successful Career Fair and Leadership Program!

March 2018:  Governor Reynolds visits Jesup, Hawkeye College Business Solutions, Transportation Options and More!

February 2018:  Robinson Engineering, Google Basics Workshop, Bank Iowa Lender’s Recognized!

January 2018:  Rural Water’s Positive Impact, Housing Study, Historic Hwy. 20, Best Cob Recognized!

November 2017:  Quality of Life, Bertch Cabinets, Business Support Lunch and Learn and More!

September 2017:   Career Fair, Succession Planning, Tours of Buchanan County Manufacturers!

July 2017:  Geater Manufacturing Expansion!

March 2017:  Cedar Valley Region Awarded Marketing Grant!

December 2016: Buchanan County Economic Development Begins Housing Study

October 2016:  Buchanan County Economic Development Hosting Career Fair

Aug 31, 2016:  BCEDC secures grant for housing study, Iowa & Independence are Safest Communities

August 2016:  Local Companies are hiring, Iowa Farm Automation business review, Fairbank Jelly, International business support

July  2016: Major business expansion, Jesup Business Jelly, Governor Visits, Iowa best in the nation stats

June 2016: Lt. Gov Visits for Home Base Iowa, BCEDC receives award from Governor, SBDC

December 2015: County Business Incubator, E. Iowa Shark Tank, Critiquing Employees

September 2015 : County Career Fair, Iowa’s Innovation Expo, Women in Business Forum

August 2015 :Home Base Iowa, an Immigrant Workforce, How to post job openings

July 2015: Using social media, Sources for business assistance,  County-wide community events

June 2015: County Laborshed data gathering, Career Readiness Certification, SBDC activities

May 2015: New Laborshed report, BCEDC Website goes mobile friendly

April 2015 : Lt. Governor visit,  Leadership Awards Dinner, Major expansion of Highway 20

March 2015: Jesup & Independence offer 1-Gigabit broadband, Gas Tax Increase helps Iowa’s roads

February 2015: Hawkeye Comm College referendum, County Leadership Program, Starting a new business