People of Altoona: Meet Rory!

If you’re shopping around town or browsing the aisles of the Altoona Public Library, you might run into Rory Tegtmeier, a local resident with a great story to tell. For today’s #PeopleofAltoona, we sat down with Rory to learn what makes our community “a lovely place to be.”

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october 2020 permit report

In 2020, Altoona Experienced Record-High Investment in Residential Development

The City of Altoona is pleased to announce that the community recently experienced record-high investment in residential development. In 2020, the City issued 241 permits for residential development, valued at nearly $105 million—a nearly 100% increase from 2019 and the highest valuation of residential permits ever issued by Altoona in a single year. With the added 241 permits, the City has set another record high with 637 new residential housing units.

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Featured Property: 5697 NE 56th STREET, ALTOONA, IA

13.5 ACRES of DEVELOPMENT-READY LAND available.

Your business venture starts here, in Iowa’s Rising Star.

Altoona has 13.5 acres of development-ready land available for office, retail or flex/warehouse uses on 5697 NE 56th Street. This space is located near national industry leaders including FACEBOOK, AMAZON, Ziegler CAT, and more.

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Featured Property: 109 8TH STREET SE, ALTOONA, IA

0.41 ACRES of DEVELOPMENT-READY LAND available.

Your business venture starts here, in Iowa’s Rising Star.

Altoona has 0.41 acres (17,985 square feet) of development-ready land available for office or retail use on 109 8th Street SE. This space is located in the heart of Altoona’s business district.

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Featured Property: 1570 11TH AVE NE, ALTOONA, IA

38.9 ACRES of DEVELOPMENT-READY LAND available.

Your business venture starts here, in Iowa’s Rising Star.

Altoona has 38.9 acres of development-ready land available for industrial, manufacturing or mixed-use on 1570 11th Avenue NE. This space is located near key industry leaders including LightEdge, Dayton Freight, Lineage Logistics and more.

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Advantages of Doing Business at a Transportation Network

What is the best location for your transportation and logistics business?

Obviously, there are many factors to consider, from the local workforce and property taxes to the locations of your manufacturers and end-users. But the most important factor of all is the location’s proximity to a transportation network. This is why many companies are choosing to relocate their business to Altoona, Iowa. 

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