Fort Madison Industrial Site
US Hwy 61 South, Fort Madison, IA 52627
Burlington Raider Site
205 N Gear Avenue, West Burlington, IA 52655
Commerce Center of SE Iowa - Middletown Certified by BNSF & Iowa Economic Development Authority
Hwy 34 Middletown, Middletown, IA 52638
Estimated population between ages 18-24 for SE Iowa Region is 332,613 with the total potential labor force being 266,475 individuals. The largest concentration of workers are employed within the office and administrative support; production; or management; occupational categories. The top industries are manufacturing; education; healthcare/social services; and wholesale & retail trade.
One reason you will find so many Fortune 500 companies in Southeast Iowa is due to the unique convergence of multiple high capacity transportation systems all in one area. The option to ship raw materials and finished products by barge, rail, or truck in such a relatively small geographic area is a rare asset. Southeast Iowa is home to the intersection of the Mississippi river and the main BNSF east-west route, and our 4-lane highway systems in every direction put 40 million customers within 300 miles or four and half hours of drive time.
SE Iowa Region is comprised of four distinct counties, Des Moines, Lee, Henry and Louisa. Each county brings its own uniqueness however when it comes to what’s best for potential and existing businesses, we have a unified approach.