For Business

Jasper County, Iowa is an ideal place to start and grow a business. We have the perfect combination of businesses advantages and quality of life features that make our County a top choice for relocation or expansion. Our distinct advantages include:


Ready Workforce

Jasper County has a strong skilled workforce. Every day, thousands of our residents commute outside of the County to work. Businesses that locate to Jasper County have the opportunity to recruit top talent who would prefer to shorten their commute and work closer to home. 



Affordable Real Estate with Room to Expand

With Jasper County’s proximity to the Des Moines area, many businesses choose to locate here to take advantage of Jasper County’s more affordable commercial real estate. Whether a business needs an existing warehouse space or acreage to build its corporate headquarters, Jasper County has affordable room for growth. 



Prime Location 

Interstate 80 runs through the center of Jasper County, connecting area businesses with major metros like Des Moines, Iowa City, Chicago, and Omaha. Easy interstate access, along with the County’s strong network of state highways, and access to rail provide the transportation network that businesses need to conveniently reach customers and suppliers.



The communities in Jasper County offer a variety of options for tax incentives and grants designed to help businesses succeed. For example, there is no sales tax on process electricity or natural gas and no corporate income tax of profits from sales outside of Iowa. JEDCO is available to answer questions about incentives and help businesses to determine which ones to apply for. 

Assistance to Expanding and Relocating Businesses

Whether you own a business already located in Jasper County or your represent a business considering our area for relocation or expansion, JEDCO is ready and available to assist you. We know the economic development resources in the county and would be pleased to provide you with information and assistance in each step of your journey. 

Contact us to learn about available properties, incentives or to obtain research and demographic data. You can also contact us with general questions about the County and our economic development initiatives.

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