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 2021 Economic Development Guide for information about the different development areas of Johnston and the various projects and opportunities available to get involved in. 

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

Thrive 2040 Plan Soon Final – City Planning Continues

Following months of work and a final review of recent comments received about the Thrive 2040 - City of Johnston Comprehensive Plan, the Johnston City Council has set November 2, 2020 as the date for a final public hearing and formal adoption of the plan. The Johnston...

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Upcoming Business Developments

The September 2020 City of Johnston Building Permit report shows that investments in commercial projects totaled nearly $1.7 million through the first three quarters of the calendar year. Investments in single family housing development led all categories at more than...

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Help Your Networks With Housing and Utility Challenges

If you work in the field of economic development, and more specifically if you have an economic interest in the real estate industry, then you know the value of stability in the marketplace. Significant events with adverse economic impacts, such as COVID-19 and a...

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