Business Services

The Great River Region is an excellent location for business services industries. The region offers economic advantages, a cost-competitive technical workforce, infrastructure assets and location benefits that make Southeast Iowa an obvious choice for back-office support operations.

The Great River Region has excellent technology assets and proximity to premier research universities. In addition, ample land is available at competitive prices. Thus, the primary expenses for the business services industry (employee training and communications infrastructure) are minimal. Add to that regional labor costs that are 25% lower than the national average, and a Great River Region location is clearly advantageous.

Southeast Iowa offers the human resource assets that business services industries need to be successful. Our low-cost, readily available workforce will meet immediate staffing needs for skilled workers. In addition, excellent regional workforce development programs can provide supplemental industry-specific training at low cost.

Structurally, the Great River Region is a great fit for business services industries. Power, telecommunications and other ISP services are reliable and affordable. Plus, airport access allows managers and executives vital links to back office operations.

One of our region's core strengths lies in our central location in the heart of the Midwest. This central time zone location provides the Great River Region with countless benefits, including inbound service from both coasts and short flights to the entire US.

Please contact us for more information about how a Great River Region location can offer the competitive advantage your business is seeking.