Economic Development



Grow Your Business in Waterloo, Iowa
Advanced Manufacturing, Logistics, Financial Services, Retail
The City of Waterloo offers impressive incentives to existing and prospective businesses that help to ensure continued economic growth and great career opportunities.
  • 5 Industrial Parks
  • Certified Shovel Ready Site
  • Rail w/ Transloading Service - Iowa Northern Railroad, Canadian National, Union Pacific
  • High Water Pressure- Abundant, Affordable, Reliable
  • Sewer: High  Capacity – Low Rates
  • Electricity:  Redundant - Low Rates – MidAmerican Energy 70% Wind
  • Upper Midwest location Within a Day’s Drive to Major Midwest Markets – Hwy 20 (E&W), US Hwys 63 and 218, I 380 (N&S)
  • Fast Track Design Build Process
  • Incentives for New & Existing Businesses
  • Access to Regional Labor Market Pull of 400,000
  • Low Cost – High Value Living Attractive to Employees
  • Waterloo Regional Airport: International Connections through O’Hare.
  • Industrial scale Additive (3D) Manufacturing Center and Design Labs
Please contact one of our Economic Development professionals for a confidential site-selection consultation.

Developed business parks and district featuring available sites and space for office and industrial use


Country Club Business Park

  • Hwy 20, San Marnan Dr., Ansborough Dr.
  • 31.5 Acres


Martin Road

  • Approximately 200 acres private developable land
  • 30 acres  city-owned land

MidPort America Business Park               

  • MidPort Blvd.   
  • 500 Acres
  • Lots Ranging 1 to 250 Acres         

 South Waterloo Commercial Park  - Iowa Certified Site   

  • 5 megawatts of electric energy
  • Fiber optics
  • 500,000 gallons of water per day of excess capacity     
  • Hwy 63 & Hwy 20            
  • Waterloo, IA 50701         
  • 45 Lots Available              
  • 1 to 43 Acres

 Waterloo Northeast Industrial Park

  • Martin Luther King Jr Dr.
  • 240 Acres
  • Lots Ranging 1 to 75 Acres

For a list of the latest projects in Waterloo, IA view our latest Development Update publication Click Here.

To see successful brownfield redevelopment projects in Waterloo, IA Click Here.

Contact Information:
Noel Anderson, Community Planning and Development Director
Adrienne MillerPlanner II, Economic Development Specialist
City of Waterloo - Economic Development
715 Mulberry Street
Waterloo, IA 50703
Phone: (319) 291-4366