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The secret of getting ahead is
getting started

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Leverage assets to
grow and prosper

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Stay ahead with the
right location

Expand or Relocate

Thinking about expanding or relocating your business? You've come to the right place. A Franklin County location makes sense for business.

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Start My Own Business

We offer a suite of resources to help you get started, to build your idea and to get to the launchpad. We value entrepreneurs in Franklin County.

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Dig Into the Data

We have a whole library of information on Franklin County plus links to information on Iowa. Hopefully you will find what you are looking for and if not, by all means contact us.

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Welcome To FRANKLIN COUNTY, IOWA

Nestled in the heartland of the upper central United States, Franklin County Iowa embodies all that is good about rural America. Self-reliance, hard work and investing in our future come together to make us a great location for business. Bottom line benefits to business are realized through our low purchase and lease price points; business-friendly skilled workforce, lower than average utility rates and a single-factor nonunitary tax law.

In a nutshell :

  • Available buildings with build-to-suit options
  • Tax benefits and 0% forgiveable loans
  • Vigorous business growth with companies investing millions
  • Quality communities and enviable lifestyle
  • Four seasons worth of fun and activities

Whether you are a site selector, business owner, corporate real estate broker or someone just browsing we welcome you to Franklin County, Iowa.

News

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  • NIACC Students Win Design Competition

    Tim Putnam, Director of the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center at NIACC said, “It is wonderful that our students at NIACC are able to compete at a state wide level and were chosen for this prestigious competition.”


  • Industrial Building For Sale Download

    A 30,000 square foot expandable industrial building has recently come on the market in Franklin County, Iowa. Sitting on 4.25 acres with additional land available, the structure has 30‘ sidewalls. Franklin County Development Director Karen Mitchell says this is the fourth speculative building the organization has built and it will be offered to industrial companies who will “use a lot of electricity and meet minimum job creation and wage criteria”.


  • Taskmaster Selects Hampton

    Taskmaster Components of Mount Pleasant, Texas, has selected Hampton, Iowa as the newest location for their company. General Manager, Jack Clark, says “Adding an additional location in Hampton will allow the company to expand their customer base and service the industry more completely. Taskmaster Components is very excited about serving the Upper Midwest from such a great community”


  • Healthy Franklin County

    "A report ranking the healthiest counties in Iowa recently gave local residents high marks for their commitment to exercise and a healthy lifestyle." Read Nick Pedley's full article in the April 1st edition of the Hampton Chronicle