A nightscape of the City of Dubuque, Iowa: Economic Development.

"CIRAS helped us develop and prioritize strategies that will strengthen our businesses and enhance the quality of life for our communities.
With their assistance, we are better poised for business and community growth."

- Tom Grau, Director, Pocahontas County Economic Development Council

Business Growth – The Foundation of Community Growth

CIRAS was founded on the belief that healthy businesses help Iowa communities prosper and grow. Our mission is to contribute to the betterment of communities by providing a wide range of services to help local companies improve. A variety of services are available in the areas of Leadership, Growth, Productivity, Technology, and Workforce.

CIRAS has a certified, experienced economic developer on staff who can directly help with community economic development efforts. We can:

To learn more about Iowa economic development services from CIRAS, contact Economic Development Account Manager Mark Reinig.

CIRAS provides several related services, including: