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Iowa Area Development Group

The Iowa Area Development Group (IADG) was organized in 1985 to create jobs, to increase investment in rural areas, and to stabilize electric rates for Rural Electric Cooperatives through the increased sales of electric power.  It has succeeded, assisting in 1,700 successful expansions or new industries.  This growth represents capital investment of more than $6 Billion and 40,000 new and retained jobs in the state of Iowa.

IADG is the economic development support for Iowa's Rural Utilities.  Its professional staff provides expertise in:

  • Industrial Prospecting
  • Financial Packaging
  • Site Selecting
  • Targeted Market Studies
  • Community Development
  • Assisting Start-up and Emerging Business

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