RSS Feed businessrecord.com : Economic Development http://businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-08-27T09:03:55.6641407Z State development board approves funds for Waukee freight handler <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Iowa Economic Development Authority board approved $130,000 in loans under the state's High Quality Jobs program for Express Logistics Inc.'s planned move to a new property in Waukee.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Economic-Development/Economic-Development/Article/State-development-board-approves-funds-for-Waukee-freight-handler/181/975/65044 Economic Development Capital Crossroads after 2 1/2 years: presentation planned for Sept. 30 <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">J. Mac Holladay, CEO of Market Street Services, will present the strategic assessment process used to evaluate the first 2 1/2 years of work on Capital Crossroads, on&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Sept. 30 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Economic-Development/Economic-Development/Article/Capital-Crossroads-after-2-1-2-years--presentation-planned-for-Sept--30/181/975/65030 Economic Development Human resources software provider bought by Irish firm <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Skillsoft Corp. has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Florida-based SumTotal Systems LLC, a provider of human resources management software with an office in West Des Moines, from private equity firm Vista Equity Partners, according to a release.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Economic-Development/Economic-Development/Article/Human-resources-software-provider-bought-by-Irish-firm/181/975/65029 Economic Development Waukee freight broker seeks state tax incentives <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Iowa Economic Development Authority will consider a request today from a Waukee business for tax incentives to expand its freight-handling operations.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Economic-Development/Economic-Development/Article/Waukee-freight-broker-seeks-state-tax-incentives/181/975/65026 Economic Development A Closer Look: Michael Crum Vice president for economic development and business engagement, Iowa State University http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Economic-Development/Economic-Development/Article/A-Closer-Look--Michael-Crum/181/975/64988 Economic Development Athena GTX lands $3.2 million federal contract <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Des Moines-based Athena GTX has received a $3.2 million federal contract with the Office of Naval Research to accelerate the company's production of a system for monitoring battlefield injuries.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Economic-Development/Economic-Development/Article/Athena-GTX-lands--3-2-million-federal-contract-/181/975/64962 Economic Development Tollakson wins North American Ironman on his Des Moines-made bike <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The founder of a performance bicycle company in Des Moines raced one of his company's bikes to a record-setting first-place triathlon finish in the Subaru Ironman North American Championship held Sunday in Mont Tremblant, Quebec.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Economic-Development/Economic-Development/Article/Tollakson-wins-North-American-Ironman-on-his-Des-Moines-made-bike/181/975/64952 Economic Development Clive drops town center plan <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The city of Clive announced today that it will drop plans to develop a town center on city-owned property along the east side of Northwest 114th Street and south of Hickman Road.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Economic-Development/Economic-Development/Article/Clive-drops-town-center-plan/181/975/64939 Economic Development