Nov 19, 2015

A new industrial shell speculative building, or spec building, located in Bridgeport West Industrial Park has been completed and is now on the market. A partnership between the City of Sioux City and H&R Construction, the 50,000 sq. ft. shell building was designed to help fill the need for industrial space requested by businesses looking to expand or relocate in a short period of time, with frequently requested features such as required ceiling or wall height.

Nov 10, 2015

Today, the Iowa Transportation Commission approved a Revitalize Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) Immediate Opportunity grant application submitted by Sioux City. Final IDOT adjustments with contingencies resulted in a final award of up to $4,831,000. Funding will be made available to assist with road infrastructure improvements in the Bridgeport and Bridgeport West Industrial Parks relating to the Seaboard Triumph Foods project. Construction is anticipated to begin in April 2016 and continue through the 2017 construction season.

Oct 28, 2015

Governor Terry Branstad, Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds and Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) Director, Beth Townsend, announced today that Sioux City has achieved Skilled Iowa Community status by meeting the metrics for both business commitments and workforce certifications. The official announcement took place at the Sioux City Convention Center.

Oct 7, 2015

A week of free events relating to innovation and entrepreneurship will take place in Sioux City as part of the 3rd annual Launch Week, October 8th – 15th. With speakers, networking opportunities and plenty of fun, Launch Week aims to inspire, motivate, and promote collaboration among professionals.

Aug 7, 2015

The Sioux City metropolitan statistical area has been identified as having the largest personal income growth in the nation, according to data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis and 24/7 Wall St.

Aug 7, 2015

Long-time Sioux City food service distribution company Braunger Foods, LLC has announced plans to expand its operations in Sioux City. Due to recent growth, the company has outgrown space at their 900 Clark Street location. BTW Properties, Inc., a real estate holding company for Braunger Foods, has made an offer to purchase a city-owned building at 2101 Murray Street, its contents and 16 acres of adjacent land. The Murray Street property was acquired by the city as part of the Sabre Industries expansion.

Jul 20, 2015

AP Sioux City LLC, headquartered in Dallas, TX, has announced plans for the construction of a 350,000+ square foot commercial development in the Sunnybrook area.  On Monday, City Council will consider information submitted on the proposed 64-acre development, to be known as “Sunnybrook Village."  The development will boast a mix of nationally-recognized retail and commercial tenants as well as "The Summit," a luxury 225-unit multi-family residential project.  

May 14, 2015

Triumph Foods and Seaboard Foods will form a new joint venture to construct a state-of-the-art pork processing facility in Sioux City, Iowa. The $264 million project will occupy much of the city-owned 250-acres in Bridgeport West Industrial Park, located north of the Sioux Gateway Airport along the Missouri River and create 1,110 new jobs. The plant will initially operate a single shift processing approximately 3 million hogs annually. Construction of the new facility is projected to begin this fall with completion anticipated by summer 2017.

May 11, 2015

The City of Sioux City Economic Development Department has been recognized for efforts to retain a local company that is in the final stages of completing a major expansion. Professional Developers of Iowa (PDI) presented Sioux City with the PDI Business Retention and Expansion Award for efforts in 2014 with the Bomgaars Supply, Inc. expansion project. Governor Terry Branstad and Lt.

May 8, 2015

The Sioux City Economic Development Department has created a new initiative to encourage and highlight Sioux City employers who show pride in the appearance of their business property. The new award name developed for this award is: Pride of Sioux City: Business Beautification Award.