Back to top
Be part of something greater, the Cedar Valley of Iowa
Re-Size Your Text: Aa Aa Aa

Why the Cedar Valley / Site Selection

Why the Cedar Valley


  • First Gigabit city in Iowa and one of 8 in the entire United States
  • Iowa is a ‘Right to Work’ state
  • 4,000 miles of freight rail in Iowa, with Cedar Valley connections to Canadian National and Union Pacific
  • Laborforce of 317,886- map out your workforce using the Skills Ready Model
  • 6 strong higher education institutes
  •  Located along the “Avenue of the Saints,” the Cedar Valley is easily connected to Saint Paul and Saint Louis
  • A day’s drive to all major Midwest markets: Chicago, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Sioux Falls, Omaha, Minneapolis/St. Paul, St. Louis
  • Cost of living is 11% below the national average

Compare the Cedar Valley to Your City With the Cost of Living Calculator

Site Selection / Available Property

LOIS (LocationOne Information System) is the oldest and largest economic development building, site and community database system in the country. It is a real-time, on-line and mobile application economic development site selection tool. LOIS provides you with a GIS-enhanced site database system which gives you a strong competitive advantage in the rough and tumble world of site selection.

Available Buildings                      Available Sites

Business & Industrial Parks

MidPort America Business Park Waterloo Northeast Industrial Park
MidPort Blvd Martin Luther King Jr Dr & Northeast Dr
Waterloo, Iowa  50701 Waterloo, Iowa  50701
2,000 acres with lots ranging
from 1 to 250 acres
240 acres with lots ranging
from 1 to 75 acres
Cedar Falls Industrial Park Pinnacle Prairie Business Park
South Central Greenhill Rd & South Main St
Cedar Falls, Iowa  50613 Cedar Falls, Iowa  50613
120 acres 73 acres with 25 ready-to-build lots
Cedar Falls Prairie Technology Park Cournty Club Business Park
Technology Pkwy & Chancellor Dr Hwy 20, W San Marnan Dr, Ansborough Ave
Cedar Falls, Iowa  50613 Waterloo, Iowa  50701
35 acres 31.5 acres
Northern Cedar Falls Industrial Park South Waterloo Business Park
Leversee Rd Hwy 20 & Ansorough Ave
Cedar Falls, Iowa  50613 Waterloo, Iowa 50701
30 acres 20 acres
South Waterloo Commercial Park  
US 63 & US 20  
Waterloo, Iowa  50701  
4.5 lots available randing
from 1 to 43 acres

Learn more about the advantages of doing business in the Cedar Valley of Iowa here.

Cedar Valley Community Fact Sheet         Cedar Valley Economic Indicators

Business Growth Centers


Data Portal

Economic Development

View All News