Monthly Archives: December 2018

Nick AbouAssaly is 2018’s Most Influential

CBJ readers’ pick for 2018’s Most Influential in the Corridor took a different direction this year, recognizing the leader of the region’s third largest city for the first time. Introducing Marion Mayor Nick AbouAssaly.

Cedar Rapids gets a new home financing tool

The city of Cedar Rapids and its financial institutions are betting big on a program to help reverse the effects of aging by stimulating reinvestment in older neighborhoods.

Real Success with Nate Kaeding: Dave Rusch

Former pro athlete and Corridor entrepreneur Nate Kaeding sits down with Dave Rusch, retiring president and CEO of CRST International, in the latest installment of this new CBJ feature, Real Success with Nate Kaeding, presented by West Bank.

Collins Aerospace arrives with big vision for the future

Rockwell Collins became part of United Technologies Corp.’s new Collins Aerospace Systems division on Nov. 26, with a message to the industry that “together, we are redefining aerospace.”

Trucking industry turns to pets, perks to keep drivers

In an industry plagued with what the American Trucking Associations estimate as a 50,000 and growing driver shortage, trucking companies are doing whatever they can to recruit and retain workforce.

E-commerce demand driving CID cargo ops

Air freight volume is swelling with growing demand for overnight delivery in the e-commerce world, expanding opportunities for the Eastern Iowa Airport.

The mega mall hits middle age

Twenty years in, Coral Ridge Mall continues to evolve with shoppers. But can it keep up?

Corridor retailers joining the race to bring groceries to you

Iowa grocers are jumping on the online ordering and delivery bandwagon in a big way, reflecting the new reality of instant e-commerce gratification.

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