Monthly Archives: August 2016

Corridor startup TelePharm snapped up by Cardinal Health

With a quiet but lucrative sale to health care giant Cardinal Health, Iowa City’s TelePharm has gained a strong partner in its goal to improve access to pharmacy services and demonstrated that the Corridor’s growing entrepreneurship support network is working.

TransAmerica move could affect CR’s north side

TransAmerica’s recently shared decision to sell off its longtime campus at 4333 Edgewood Road NE, and move 1,300 employees to its TransAmerica Financial Park on the southwest side could send ripples through Cedar Rapids’ office and retail markets in 2018.

Microlending opens doors for Corridor entrepreneurs

A microloan program making dreams possible for entrepreneurs in Cedar Rapids owes its success to a diverse public-private partnership that provides everything from funding to business counseling.

ProCircular gets ready for cybersecurity launch

A new cybersecurity firm is set to go live in the Corridor, and it’s planning to do it from a place known for its defense.

On-site stress relief catching on in the Corridor

As the effects of stress continue to take their toll on workers, employers are looking for alternative ways to keep their staff alert and engaged.

Building on senior success in the Corridor

Marion is setting the stage for another major senior living development, this time one that will bring a $22 million investment and 124 living units to a currently unincorporated area along Alburnett Road.

Accelerated progress in the Corridor

The Iowa Startup Accelerator is staying close to home this fall.

Hawkeyes can now ‘Rent Like A Champion’

Rent Like A Champion, a web service designed to connect collegiate sports fans with rental homes, is rolling into Hawkeye Nation.

Class-action rental suit settled in Iowa City

Apartments Downtown, one of the largest rental agencies in Iowa City, has reached a settlement with plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit that alleged the rental agency billed its tenants for charges contrary to state law.

New logistics park could improve efficiency

A $46.5-million Eastern Iowa Logistics Park could be developed in southwest Cedar Rapids over the next few years as a result of a state initiative to improve its shipping efficiency.

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