Posted on July 1, 2020 Iowa Leading Indicators Index shows improvement in May

The Iowa Leading Indicators Index (ILII), used by state officials to forecast tax revenues, decreased 0.5 percent to 100.8 in May from 101.3 in April. This is the sixth month in a row of decreases. However, this impact is considerably less than th... Read More

Posted on July 1, 2020 The Mill in Iowa City draws interest from local investors

The Mill at 120 E. Burlington St. is a cultural institution in Iowa City. By CBJ News Staff newsroom@corridorbusiness.com Iowa City Downtown District (ICDD) officials say they are ... Read More

Posted on June 30, 2020 The Bohemian Hotel set to open Friday

A view of The Bohemian Hotel's new courtyard. The hotel is set to open on Friday. CREDIT THE BOHEMIAN By CBJ News Staff newsroom@corridorbusiness.com The Bohemian Hotel in Iowa Cit... Read More

Posted on June 30, 2020 IBC members expecting lower sales, employment ahead

By CBJ News Staff newsroom@corridorbusines.com The difficult business climate will continue to challenge the state's largest companies through the end of the year, according to the latest Read More

Posted on June 30, 2020 A survey worth your time

By Elliott Smith | Guest Column It’s time to get counted, Iowa – the 2020 United States Census is underway. Every Iowan is being asked to complete a simple 10-question survey that will be used to determine such things as Iowa’s representation i... Read More

Posted on June 29, 2020 Reynolds touts Iowa economic potential at WH meeting

Gov. Kim Reynolds discusses how Iowans are getting back to work and what role skills-based training might play in the state's recovery at a White House meeting June 26. CREDIT: MS. REYNOLDS OFFICE By CBJ News Staff Read More

Posted on June 29, 2020 ‘Northside Outside’ open for business in downtown IC

Iowa City officials and North Linn Street restaurant owners have transformed a one-block stretch of roadway into an inviting outdoor eating space to adapt to the realities of doing business amid the COVID-19 pandemic. CREDIT: KCRG By C... Read More

Posted on June 29, 2020 Corridor companies see $15M from state relief program

By Katharine Carlon katharine@corridorbusiness.com Corridor businesses from restaurants to pet groomers have received nearly $15 million from an emergency grant program int... Read More

Posted on June 29, 2020 Supply strain: Corridor manufacturers work around supply disruptions

World Class Industries employee Charles Ellis moves a fan drive into a shipping tote at WCI’s Hiawatha headquarters earlier this year. The company has accelerated its communication across teams, suppliers and custome... Read More

Posted on June 29, 2020 Finding the path to racial justice

CBJ Editorial We appear to be at a seminal point in our nation’s understanding of race relations and diversity. The horrific death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in Minneapolis has deeply troubled and saddened us. T... Read More


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