Where Midwest hospitality lives up to its reputation.
It’s easy to feel at home quickly in the tri-state Siouxland community. Sioux City, twice named an All American City, is the largest of the six cities that we collectively call Siouxland. The area combines rich tradition with innovative thinking to create a setting perfect for any family. Each of the surrounding communities boasts a unique personality with easy access to the adjacent cities.
Sioux City is the primary city in a four county, tri-state area. Located along I-29 and the beautiful Missouri River, the community of Sioux City, Iowa consists of a diverse population of over 250,000 persons living within the metro area. The business atmosphere attracts and retains people and investment while a strong workforce and excellent educational opportunities create an ideal location for expanding companies.
World class entertainment and recreational choices are plentiful with annual art and music festivals, semi-pro hockey, indoor football and baseball teams, concerts at the beautifully restored Orpheum Theatre, 32 miles of paved recreational trails and a 52-foot indoor climbing wall.
Sioux City provides outstanding healthcare with two major hospitals and a regional Cancer Center, while more than two million square feet of new retail development will satisfy shopping needs. Taxes, utility rates and employee costs are extremely favorable as the Milken Institute’s 2007 Cost of Doing Business Index placed Iowa as the second least expensive state in which to do business in the nation. These features, in addition to safe neighborhoods and friendly people, provide the ideal community for your business and family.
The Sioux City metropolitan area has a very diverse labor pool possessing various skills to accommodate the economic expansions of recent years. Sioux City is home to one university, two four year colleges, the Tri-State Graduate Center, and Western Iowa Tech Community College which provide excellent continuing education and professional development to existing and new employers. Sioux City’s Economic Development team will work with companies to assist with finding qualified employees as well as setting up appropriate training and educational opportunities for skill enhancement
Sports enthusiasts enjoy Sioux City Explorer professional baseball at Lewis & Clark Park, fast paced football action with the Sioux City Bandits of the National Indoor Football League (NIFL), Sioux City Musketeers (USHL) hockey games, land-based and riverboat casinos and NASCAR Winston racing. College football, volleyball, basketball and baseball teams and numerous high school athletic activities round out an outstanding array of sporting events.
Sioux City offers a variety of bike paths and walking trails for those who want to stay in good physical condition or simply enjoy the sights along the way. Beautiful historical homes and buildings rich with craftsmanship and style grace our community. Open-air amphitheaters, peaceful memorials, interpretive centers, and striking religious and historical monuments give Siouxlanders a variety of places to look, learn, relax and reflect.
Business opportunities abound for the small entrepreneur and the large corporation. Pride in a job well done reflects the attitude of the area work force. Excellent schools and a renewed cultural community round out the Siouxland lifestyle. We’re big enough to have everything you need and small enough to feel like home.
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