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In the Media: Courtyard by Marriott opens on TechWorks Campus

“I’m really excited about it,” she said. “It’s a seven-year commitment coming full circle,” since the hotel project first was conceived in 2010. “First it was one step forward, two steps back; then two steps forward and one step back; then just full steam ahead. It’s been an interesting progression. And we couldn’t find a

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5 on Friday: Fuel for Thought December 15, 2017

by Steve Dust, CEO, Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber   Remember: 5 on Friday is a two-way street: please send me recommendations on books, reports, articles, blogs, videos, or anything you’re reading or watching that impacts business and the economy. ONE: – Manufacturer’s New Bestie As a new part of 5 on Friday,

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In the Media: James quoted in ELM expansion article

Wes James, Vice President of Operations at TechWorks Campus, is mentioned in this article about the Grundy Center expansion of lubricant manufacturer ELM. ELM founder Lou Honary and James developed a new way of using microwaves to process grease to eliminate the dangers of heat transfer oils. Grundy Center firm back ‘on track’ after disastrous

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Cedar Valley of Iowa – “It only makes sense that our offices are located in TechWorks”, emphasizes Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber CEO Steve Dust, “we are inseparable partners in Cedar Valley economic development, and TechWorks is attracting tenants that we want to be near.” Dust shows his enthusiasm when talking about the new

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High-Capacity Broadband from Mediacom Business Powering University of Northern Iowa Metal Casting Center

 The following information was released by Mediacom Business  New additive manufacturing and design facility utilizes bandwidth intensive applications to train and prepare manufacturers and students Waterloo, IA – June 28, 2016 – Furthering its commitment to drive economic growth in the Cedar Valley corridor, Mediacom Business, a division of Mediacom Communications Corporation, today announced the

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Design Center Open House & Business After Hours

Two Events June 30 at TechWorks Campus An open house is being held from noon to 4 p.m., Thursday, June 30, to celebrate the opening of the Additive Manufacturing and Design Center at the TechWorks Campus, located at 360 Westfield Avenue in Waterloo. The Design Center is a collaboration between UNI and Hawkeye Community College.

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Darrah Takes Lead Role in Next Phase of TechWorks Campus Development

  As the TechWorks Campus project progresses to implementation there will be changes in its management structure. Alliance & Chamber CEO Steve Dust has held the role of TechWorks Campus President since its inception in 2006. Current TechWorks General Manager Cary Darrah will assume the responsibilities of President beginning July 1, 2016. Darrah was hired

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Mixed Use Project Construction Begins on TechWorks Campus

$40M hotel, training center, conference space, restaurant construction launch in Tech 2 building Today, TechWorks Campus, a subsidiary of the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber, together with the City of Waterloo, Iowa Economic Development Authority, and Financial District Properties (FDP), celebrated the construction launch of the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, John Deere Training Center,

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TechWorks Campus Announces the Launch of the Green@TechWorks

$40M hotel and training center construction set to begin with Tech2 building sale to developer. (Cedar Valley of Iowa) – The TechWorks Campus, announces the sale of the Tech2 building to Financial District Properties (FDP) and the start of construction of the highly anticipated Green@TechWorks mixed-use project. Tech2, an 88 year old former John Deere

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TechWorks Campus Year in Review

It has been a year of tremendous progress on the TechWorks Campus. Watch the progress happen in this brief video as construction progresses, tenants move in, and events take place in  Tech 1.   Then download the PDF that outlines all the highlights from 2015 and previews what is to come in 2016.