Small-town Feel With Urban Amenities

Opportunities for Retail, Restaurants and More

Johnston Town Center Project in Progress

Take a Virtual Tour

Take an aerial tour of Johnston’s most sought-after sites, recent development projects, and newest residences. From growth in resident numbers to new annexed land, there are so many new and exciting opportunities to get involved in for small and large businesses alike.

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Look through JEDCO’s 2020 Economic Development Guide for information about the different geographic areas of Johnston and the various projects and opportunities available to get involved in. Plus, hear what experts in the development community recommend for a smooth process.

Commercial Projects

From Johnston Town Center to the Merle Hay Gateway, learn about current commercial projects within the Johnston community. Get an aerial look at project areas through drone video segments, and see what opportunities are available to get involved.

Upcoming Events

We hold three annual events in collaboration with the City of Johnston, which all include an opportunity to learn more about community projects and network with other commercial real estate professionals. Additionally, we hold bi-monthly board meetings, exhibit at trade shows and more. Check out what is coming up next for JEDCO. 

Recent Developments

Land Use Typologies – What?

Examining Johnston's Thrive 2040 Comprehensive Plan and the evolution of land use categories in Johnston. A city comprehensive plan has a strong focus on land uses – answering the fundamental questions: “How can I use my land?" and "What can I develop on my property?”...

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Johnston Thrive 2040 Comprehensive Plan Moves Forward

The City of Johnston is moving forward with a significant update to its comprehensive plan. The comprehensive plan serves several purposes, including the following:A guide for current and future land uses – a “road map,” if you will – that can inform...

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2020 Annual Meeting Focuses on 2040 Planning

Johnston Economic Development Corporation hosted their 2020 Annual Meeting on Thursday, January 9th at Trostel's Greenbriar in Johnston. The meeting kicked off with a Business Meeting to approve the slate of nominees for the 2020 JEDCO Board of Directors. The business...

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