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Big Cedar Industrial Center, Cedar Rapids

Big Cedar Industrial Center

Big Cedar Industrial Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Big Cedar Mega Site lies within the Big Cedar Industrial Center and is the certified portion of the the larger 1,391 development-ready acres located on the southwest edge of Cedar Rapids. The site is Iowa’s first Mega Site, which offers natural pads of 400 contiguous acres for development. Located in the heart of the ICR IOWA (the regional economic development organization serving the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids metro) region, Big Cedar is a fully documented, certified development-ready property positioned to serve a variety of industries including industrial manufacturing, food manufacturing, as well as logistics and distribution. The development offers a variety of property configurations, rail access, a foreign trade zone and flexible development agreement opportunities.


Emily Kaiser

Ron Corbett

  • Four-lane highway access
  • Rail
  • Air (within 20mi)

Cedar Rapids is a business friendly community with leading insurance and financial services, manufacturing, food and bio-processing companies. Located four hours from Chicago, St. Louis and Minneapolis, and 20 minutes north of Iowa City and the University of Iowa, Cedar Rapids is the cultural and economic hub of Eastern Iowa.

Many global products and services originate in our region – Collins Aerospace, Aegon/TransAmerica, ACT, Toyota, Tata TCS, Whirlpool, DuPont, Proctor & Gamble, General Mills, International Paper, Oral-B and Quaker Oats, to name a few.

Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance