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.

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Lending for a Commercial Project

A Q&A with Bruce Whited JEDCO Board Member and Vice President at Bank Iowa When considering a commercial project, at what point should an individual speak to a lender regarding financing? The sooner the better. There are plenty of...

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Northwest Annexation Approved

The City of Johnston is moving forward with plans to annex a 1,461-acre area in the Northwest portion of the city, approved by the state’s City Development Board last week. The annexation is voluntary, as all landowners have agreed to participate. "In the...

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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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