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Greater Ottumwa drives Economic Development in Ottumwa and Wapello County and aids recruitment and expansion efforts for manufacturing; specifically:

food and beverage

Food & Beverage Processing


Automotive Supply Chain


Machinery Manufacturing


Warehouse & Distribution

Ottumwa, Iowa proudly offers an 82-acre certified site with a new, on-site electrical substation recently announced.

Comprehensive information is avaliable for site selectors which includes land and buildings for sale, incentives available for qualifying projects, transportation maps of the area, and customizable laborshed data.  

Ottumwans enjoy a robust public transit system, fiber optic broadband, safe bridges, active rail lines, and connections to both state and national highways such as US 34, US 63, IA 149, and the Des Moines to Burlington Expressway; and we’re within an hour’s drive from the Avenue of the Saints (St. Louis to St. Paul corridor).

As home to the likes of JBS Pork, Keurig Dr Pepper, Plastipak, John Deere, Cargill Corn Milling, Ajinomoto and the Iowa Bioprocessing Center (a 1600-acre, $1.5 billion agricultural complex nearby) our area is an ideal location for growth and prosperity.

Feel free to browse the website, and if you have questions, or more interest, give us a call.