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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Newton Main Street Receives $75,000 from Main Street Iowa Challenge Grant Program

Newton Main Street Challenge Grant

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) today awarded Newton Main Street a $75,000 grant for the 115 West 2nd St South, Goldfinch Growth project. Natalie Umsted and Bryan Friedman of Goldfinch Growth, Graham Sullivan, Director of Newton Main Stree...Read on...

Economic Development
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Newton Development Corporation Updates

NEWTON DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION UPDATES

The former Maytag Plant 2, north of Newton, has had the entire exterior painted white with gray accents. Phoenix Investors, the owner of the property, decided to give it a facelift! 

The next Human Resources Roundtable will be Nov. 14th at noon. B...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 30, 2018

Newton Housing Development Corporation Update

NHDC Ribbon Cutting

Here are updates from our partner, Newton Housing Development Corporation, for the month of October.

  • In Fountain Hills, the sale of the newest spec home is pending and should close in November. Venture Homes is considering starting another spec home this y...
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Economic Development
Posted on: November 1, 2018

Hometown Pride Updates

Wayfinding Signs

Wayfinding signs are going up on state highway routes and will be completed by the end of fall. The co-working space idea continues to find partnerships and evaluate locations that will eventually enable it to become a reality. The committee added one new...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 31, 2018

October Economic Development Update

Hardees - framed 10-23-18

Downtown Update

The Hotel Maytag renovation project is in high gear, with construction activities on all floors and the roof and with emphasis on completing the reconstruction/restoration of the Capitol II Theatre, slated to re-open on November 9.

Work on t...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 4, 2018

Manufacturing Leaders Recognized at Statewide Event

Manufacturing Leaders Recognized at Statewide Event

In its fourth annual Legends in Iowa Manufacturing event, Elevate Advanced Manufacturing, a program of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI), recognized leaders in manufacturing at an awards dinner last night. Over 200 people attended the ev...

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Economic Development