Cedar River in Cedar Rapids

What’s new in Cedar Rapids?

From exciting new restaurants on NewBo streets, to innovative companies adding facilities, to promising new developments, something good is always happening in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. We’ve highlighted some of the more interesting and exhilarating stories about local life and business here.

  • 2019 Cedar Rapids Business Survey

    The Cedar Rapids Business Survey is now available.  Click here to access a copy of the full report. Included as an addendum, readers will also find the most recent Federal Reserve Banks’ Small Business Credit Survey Report. In collaboration our partners, the City of Cedar......

  • Cedar Rapids Opportunity Zones Prospectus

    The Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 established a new economic tax incentive called Opportunity Zones. The incentive is designed to encourage long-term, private investments in qualified census tracts by providing a federal tax incentive for taxpayers who reinvest unrealized capital gains into Opportunity......

  • Cedar Rapids Opportunity Zones

    The City of Cedar Rapids contains three Opportunity Zones, which could new offer tax benefits to qualifying projects.  For more information about Opportunity Zones in Cedar Rapids, click here....

  • Small Business Owners: Make your voice heard!

    The Federal Reserve Banks are conducting a national survey of existing and pre-start small business owners/managers. This survey is a platform through which small businesses can be heard. It is designed to track small business financing conditions and bring them to the attention of service......

  • RFQ: First & First West

    The City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa is now accepting proposals for redevelopment of 7.7 acres of property located in the vicinity of 1st Ave W and 1ST ST NW. Click here to access this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) through the City of Cedar Rapids Website....