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Nov 1, 2022
Several local leaders were joined by a representative of the federal government’s Economic Development Administration and three executives from Omaha-based Oracle Aviation on Tuesday afternoon for a groundbreaking for the metro region’s new Aviation Center at the Sioux Gateway Airport / Brigadier General Bud Day Field.
 
Oct 28, 2022

Restoration St. Louis, Inc. has received the Growing Sioux City” award acknowledging the companys investment in downtown Sioux City. RSL has invested $77.5 million in Downtown to rehabilitate the Warrior Hotel and Davidson buildings. The award was accepted by owners Amrit and Amy Gill and was presented by Mayor Bob Scott. A new tree will be planted to signify Restoration St. Louiscommitment towards the growth of Sioux City, IA.

Oct 24, 2022

Iowa’s West Coast Initiative and Downtown Partners are excited to announce that Small Business Marketplace is back again this year in Downtown Sioux City, Iowa. The event is designed to promote downtown businesses and invite other local businesses to set up shop for the holiday season. The marketplace will be held at Bluebird Flats this year and take place each Saturday throughout the holiday season.

Oct 24, 2022

In an effort to enhance existing downtown spaces, Downtown Partners has created a Downtown Sioux City Storefront Grant program. Eligible projects must be located within the boundaries of the Downtown Partners SSMID and funds are strictly for use towards storefront improvements and/or start-up business space needs.

A “storefront” is described as: the facade of a store; a room(s) of a commercial building, typically used as a store. Several storefronts could make up one building parcel.

Mar 1, 2022

The Sioux City Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) retained the nation’s top spot for economic development for populations under 200,000 according to results released by Site Selection magazine in their 2021 annual rankings.

Jan 7, 2022

Cold-Link Logistics, a Miami, Florida-based cold storage warehousing firm, has committed to purchase 40 acres of the City’s 27 Flags industrial site to construct a multi-phased cold storage facility to serve the growing food processing industry in the Sioux City region.  The first phase of the project represents a capital investment of nearly $60 Million and will be the first industrial development on the site, creating 60 new jobs.  The initial phase will include 185,000 square feet of cold storage warehousing space, approximately 20,000 pallet positions and blast freezing plus t

Nov 12, 2021

A series of events relating to innovation and entrepreneurship will take place as part of Launch Week, November 17th-19th. Launch Week aims to inspire and promote collaboration among entrepreneurs, business owners and professionals throughout northwest Iowa by providing workshops, business presentations and networking opportunities.

Sep 3, 2021

The economic development organizations in northwest Iowa are teaming up to offer $10,000 in prize money for The BIG Challenge grant competition. The BIG Challenge encourages entrepreneurs to Build, Innovate, and Grow their business in northwest Iowa. The contest gives entrepreneurs and small business owners the opportunity to submit their dreams to start or expand a business, then encourage friends, family, and customers to vote for them online.

May 24, 2021

(Lenexa, Kan., May 21, 2021) - Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) selected the City of Sioux City, Iowa to receive $300,000 in EPA Brownfields funding through the Multipurpose, Assessment, and Cleanup (MAC) Grant Program. During the press event at City Hall, Acting EPA Region 7 Administrator Edward H. Chu presented a novelty big check to Sioux City Mayor Bob Scott.

Apr 8, 2021

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced today that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1 million grant from the Public Works Economic Adjustment Assistance Program to the City of Sioux City. The grant will assist with the construction of a new $7 million aviation facility on City-owned land at Sioux Gateway Airport/Brigadier General Bud Day Field.

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