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.

Want more information?

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

Small Business Recovery Grant Program Awards

The Greater Des Moines Partnership, Polk County and the City of Johnston have completed the review of applications for assistance from area businesses affected by the COVID-19 closures and restrictions. Eighteen Johnston businesses are expected to receive financial...

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Investments in Infrastructure Move Forward

Several important and very visible infrastructure projects have continued to advance in Johnston despite the disruptions created by COVID-19. The Hansen Company has been hard at work building the new City Hall at Town Center. The exterior limestone panels, wood, and...

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