Targeted Industries

Why Urbandale?

Nearly 2,000 businesses call Urbandale "home".  These businesses take advantage of the great access offered in Urbandale.

Urbandale provides unparalleled access to

  • Hundreds of acres of development-ready land with dual interstate visibility/access
  • A coast-to-coast and border-to-border transportation network via five I-35/80 interchanges
  • A low city tax rate and highly-valued services
  • Flexible tax rebates for development projects
  • Engaged city officials committed to economic development
  • A strong network of local businesses
Industry Profiles & Resources
The competitive business climate coupled with unparalleled access to resources has created an environment where industry thrives.  Key industries in Urbandale are listed below.  Each is hyperlinked to a brief, two-page profile that explains Urbandale's value proposition for each respective industry.    

Additional Resources
The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) and the Greater Des Moines Partnership (GDMP) provide additional information  about Iowa's key industries.  Follow the links below to access this info.