Small-town feel with urban amenities

20,460 Residents in Johnston

Opportunities for Retail, Dining, Lodging and Housing

31,900 Vehicles Per Day on Merle Hay Road

Town Center Project In Progress

Bringing Johnston Residents More Retail, Restaurants and Civic Space

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Thrive in Johnston

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 2019 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.

– Recent Developments –

Electronic Message Center Signs: An Update to the Ordinance

The Johnston City Council held a public hearing on February 4, 2019, and approved the first reading of an amendment to the ordinance governing Electronic Message Center Signs. Current policy limits Electronic Message Center Signs to displaying only one color at a...

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Working with the City to Complete Your Project

A Q&A with Dave Wilwerding Community Development Director for the City of Johnston What project details and/or documents should an individual prepare when seeking approval for a project from the city? This varies depending on the...

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Johnston’s State of the City Luncheon: A Recap

The Johnston Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual State of the City Luncheon, where attendees were able to hear important updates and planning information from city officials and other key leaders in the Johnston business community. The State of the City...

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As Johnston has grown, so has the need for a community gathering space. The Town Center project will open opportunity for retail and restaurant space, as well as offer green and civic space. Full buildout is expected to include more than 75,000 sq. ft. of commercial and office space.

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