2017’s Best of the Corridor

More than 1,700 people voted in our 2017 Best of the Corridor awards program, and we have tallied the results to bring you this year’s list of the best the region has to offer.

Recent News

Economist Joseph Brusuelas likes what he sees on the economic road ahead, although he cautions against hopes for quick stimulus from a unified Republican-led government.

The 134-year-old Gazette Company was relaunched with a new name and purpose in January, and Daniel Goldstein is the man charged with bringing the pieces together.

Some self-employed business owners and farmers who purchased individual health insurance through Iowa’s health care exchanges are now turning to the group market to find coverage and lower premiums.

Work is beginning on a long-awaited series of highway interchange projects in the Corridor, with state transportation engineers warning of a heavy construction schedule that will impact daily commutes.

A new feature on Google that lets users find listings on virtually all major employment websites and employer home pages, and a former Cedar Rapidian was behind its development.


Essential docs every entrepreneur should understand

July 20, 2017

By Jonathan Schmidt / Guest Column

Kudos if you’ve decided to realize your plans and dreams by becoming an entrepreneur! Hopefully all will go as planned, which is much more likely if you have planned well. An essential part of entrepreneurial planning is preparing for the inevitable legalities.

Plan now for inevitable detours ahead

July 10, 2017

By Jon Bancks / Guest Column

Those of us who avidly follow the American space program have a reason to celebrate in July: We are eagerly awaiting the launch of Expedition 52.

Your employees are your competitive advantage

July 6, 2017

By Lynn Manternach / Guest Column

There’s a good chance you’re investing in communicating your company’s brand externally. That’s a great start. But what about your internal brand? Are your employees engaged and aligned with your organization’s brand? Do they understand your brand promise and their role in making that promise real for customers?

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