Performance center planned in CR’s College District

The warehouse space at the back of the Shores Building was the last portion to be tackled in its owners’ long process of restoring the historic building in the budding College District.

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Raining Rose will soon be cranking out natural bug repellent and shaving lotion, along with its stable of mainstay products like lip balm and deodorant, following the completion of a new high-capacity blending facility.

Rumors that e-commerce giant Amazon is eyeing a former Procter & Gamble distribution center on Iowa City’s east side for a “last-mile” fulfillment center appear to have some basis in fact.

Former pro athlete and Iowa entrepreneur Nate Kaeding sits down with Tim Semelroth, a partner with Cedar Rapids-based RSH Legal, in the latest edition of Real Success with Nate Kaeding, presented by MidWestOne Bank.

Cultivating a more diverse office may be part of the answer to a growing skills gap for Corridor employers, but it won’t necessarily be easy. In the fifth installment of this special CBJ series, we explore the challenges of building a diverse office and offer some tips for creating your own.

Ahmann Companies is making plans to redevelop the site of a vacant Terex factory at 916 16th St. NE in Cedar Rapids that could become a catalyst for redevelopment in an industrial area of the city’s Mound View neighborhood.


Think like a customer or lose the sale

August 21, 2019

By John Graham | Guest Column
Why is thinking like a customer dangerous? It’s the noxious notion that leads down the dark and dismal path to serious trouble – lost sales

Keeping track on the Inc. 5000

August 21, 2019

CBJ Editorial
Iowa was in the middle of the pack of Midwestern states for number of companies on the Inc. 5000. We had 31 companies this year with an average revenue growth of 133 percent, up from 26 in 2018.

The secret sauce: How to become a more self-aware leader 

August 21, 2019

By Greg Dardis | Guest Column
In order to become a more effective leader, you must understand your strengths and weaknesses. You must be aware of what motivates you and your decision making.

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