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Josh Dunwoody’s Passion for Service Extends Far Beyond the Walls of City Hall

“City Councilman” is just one of the many titles Altoona resident Josh Dunwoody goes by.

Altoonians could also call him an “Altoona Palooza Executive Board Member” or “Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce President”, and before that—“Altoona Soccer Club Head Coach”, “Altoona Baseball League Head Coach”, and “Altoona Sesquicentennial Celebration Board Member.”

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State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSCBI)

The State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSCBI) is a $96 million investment in growing Iowa’s small businesses, including startups, manufacturers and businesses owned by veterans and individuals from diverse backgrounds. The funding is available through the U.S. Treasury Department’s SSBCI, a small business aid program that was expanded through the federal American Rescue Plan Act. Continue reading…


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Types of Retail Spaces in Commercial Real Estate

Finding retail space is a lot more complicated than you might think.

Whether you’re a small business owner looking to open your first brick-and-mortar shop, or a commercial real estate investor trying to build up your retail portfolio, you’ll be faced with lots of options when trying to secure a property that’s the right fit.

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Featured Property: Prairie Crossing in Altoona, Iowa

Tons of Mixed-Use Land & Retail Space, in a Booming Des Moines Entertainment Hot Spot

An abundance of exciting development opportunities can be found at Altoona’s Prairie Crossing area, the Des Moines metro’s newest entertainment hot spot! Here’s what’s up for grabs: 120 acres of mixed-use development space and roughly 400,000 square feet of premier retail space.   Continue reading…