Cedar River in Cedar Rapids

What’s new in Cedar Rapids?

From exciting new restaurants on NewBo streets, to innovative companies adding facilities, to promising new developments, something good is always happening in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. We’ve highlighted some of the more interesting and exhilarating stories about local life and business here.

  • Retail Industry COVID-19 Information & Resources

    ICSC has created a resource page to help retailers, property owners, and landlords addresses challenges to the industry created by the global pandemic.    Industry updates, webinars and discussion of how business support programs can assist retail business are available on the website. ICSC is a......

  • COVID-19 Iowa Information

    The state of Iowa has launched a new website to present individuals, businesses and organizations comprehensive information about the COVID-19 Outbreak.  The site intends to serve as a resource for those partner organizations working to manage the economic impact of the outbreak.  Visit www.coronavirus.iowa.gov/ for......

  • Federal Agency Resources to Business for Corona Response

    Looking for an easy to use checklist for current Federal COVID-19 Economic Development Programs? Click here to a useful outline of federal agency economic development programs. Continue to look here for additional updates as new opportunities become available....

  • Support Local Restaurants and Retail Business in Cedar Rapids

    Love Your Local Iowa supports Eastern Iowa small business and non-profit organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Small businesses account for 44 percent of U.S. economic and in this time they need community support more than ever. Patrons can locate the type of business the are......

  • CARES Act: Information for Small Business Owners

    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses continue operating.  When fully implemented, the federal stimulus will create many new resources for small businesses. However, a number of resources already exist to help small businesses in Cedar......