Recent News

Elected officials in Iowa City last week said its coming affordable housing initiatives must be geographically diverse, and called on neighboring municipalities to help grow the area’s housing stock.

iConnect, marketed under the name ‘Connectivity,’ provides on-demand video translation services to clients in 52 countries, and has recently begun serving larger and more specialized corporate and institutional clients.

The “heart house” will be one of the stops on the Czech Village/New Bohemia Main Street District’s inaugural Room with a Brew event, planned from 5-8 p.m. on Sept. 23.

Residential and commercial redevelopment in Cedar Rapids is proceeding a rapid clip, and is being driven by a surging retail sector, according to a veteran Corridor broker.

Commercial real estate may have returned to its peak, but the ride’s not over yet, according to the keynote speaker at the CBJ’s 2016 Commercial Real Estate Luncheon.


Learning from Elon Musk: The best leaders practice self-care

September 21, 2016

By Greg Dardis / Guest Column
Studies of the most effective leaders point to a pattern of self-care – from regular exercise to fresh air, from time with family to opportunities for ongoing education like an executive training course.

Three ways to outlast a layoff

September 16, 2016

By Dennis G. Visser / Guest Column
Some of us in Eastern Iowa work in industries that go up and go down fairly consistently. The high points are pure bliss, but for some, the low points can be unforeseen and unnerving. Whether working in education, engineering, agriculture or elsewhere, fluctuations in any sector can be a significant risk to a person’s retirement plan. The key is to address it, plan for it and take action to meet the challenge.

How email campaigns work for your business

September 14, 2016

By Sherry Bonelli / Guest Column
You might have heard somewhere that email is “dead” and is no longer working as effectively as it used to. Not so. Email marketing is still one of the most inexpensive ways to reach out to your customers. If you use the right email marketing strategy, you can get amazing results.

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