A growing community just minutes east of Des Moines and right off I-80, the City of Altoona is the place to build your business.
Boasting a strong local workforce, more than 4 million annual visitors, a wide range of commercial real estate options, and leaders who listen—companies of all sizes and industries are joining the movement. We're currently welcoming new developments in sectors like healthcare, dining, retail, logistics, data, and others.
TOP KEY INDUSTRIES IN ALTOONA, IOWA
Altoona is a prime location for regional providers looking to expand within the Greater Des Moines area healthcare market, worth $4.3 billion and employing more than 55,000 workers (and counting).
With easy access to transportation, ideal demographic trends, and the second-highest retail sales per capita in the state—Altoona is one of the best places to open a restaurant in Central Iowa.