For key information about Northeast Iowa, visit our partners' websites.

Detailed information on locations, building sites, and facilities is at your fingertips on this searchable database.

Building Sites

Alliant Energy Economic and Community Development: serves industry by locating the best buildings and sites for development or expansion in Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota. We also partner with the communities we serve to encourage growth in their town.

The Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation: The Dairy Center site includes an educational facility with classrooms and labs, a milking parlor, freestall barn, grazing center, calf barn and more. The partnership with the Northeast Iowa Community College allows students enrolled in the dairy program to experience hands-on curriculum by working with our dairy herd. Another partnership with the Iowa State University Extension offers programs at our facility for dairy producers.


The Regional Business Center provides assistance with business planning, identifying funding sources, and all aspects of business growth.


An online networking and business support center.


Official website for the Iowa Department of Economic Development.


Provides information on labor force, wages, commuting, and demographics.


Northeast Iowa Community College offers programs leading to associate degrees, diplomas and certificates, as well as a wide range of non-credit continuing education and workforce development training.


Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission provides regional coordination for economic development and business growth. For more information go to:


A publicly held utility providing electricity and natural gas to customers throughout Northeast Iowa.




Black Hills Energy is a Black Hills Corporation company that provides electric and natural gas service to over 600,000 customers in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska.


Luther College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Decorah, Iowa.


Upper Iowa University is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Fayette, Iowa.

The primary objective of establishing the e-Center at UIU is to help rural communities and economic development agencies to successfully work with existing and start-up small businesses to grow their markets, thereby stabilizing the local economy and encouraging new business to the area.

IowaMicroLoan is a program created to help Iowans realize their goal of achieving business success when there is a solid idea, team, and commitment to make it work. IowaMicroLoan was created for those microbusinesses that are considered on the fringe of risk-bearing capacity for most traditional financial institutions.

The Northeast Iowa Chapter of SCORE "Counselors to Americaís Small Business" is part of a national nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of the nationís small business. Northeast Iowa SCORE provides free and confidential business counseling tailored to meet the needs of your small business and your personal objectives. NE SCORE also offers workshops, for a modest fee, for both start-up entrepreneurs and in-business small business owners.

The Heartlanding Information Technology Services Center (HITSC) is a Northeastern Iowa based, not-for-profit Information Technology services and consulting organization.

Buyer Supplier is a web-based system for helping local and regional businesses make more sales and purchases close to home. Over $6.5 billion are being spent on goods and services from vendors located outside of eastern Iowa that could be spent in the region. The goal of Buyer Supplier is to encourage businesses to purchase from regional providers, shifting dollars back into the regional economy. Businesses of all types and sizes are encouraged to take part in the program; from small organic produce farmers, to large corporations. Please visit Buyer Supplier at

ITC Midwest, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ITC Holdings Corp., the nation's largest independent electricity transmission company. ITC Midwest operates more than 6,800 circuit miles of transmission lines in Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois and Missouri. The company is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and maintains operating locations at Dubuque, Iowa City and Perry, Iowa; and Albert Lea and Lakefield, Minnesota. ITC Midwest, LLC.