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Innovation Park, Oskaloosa

Innovation Park

The Innovation Park in Oskaloosa is an Iowa-certified site zoned General Industrial offering 490 acres of development-ready property ideal for advanced manufacturing, biotech industries, warehousing, and distribution. The Park is multimodal - located at the confluence of highways US 63, IA 163, IA 92, IA 23, and 30 minutes to Interstate 80, providing easy access to raw goods and markets. Union Pacific Railroad is on-site, plans for a transload facility are being studied, and three general service airports are located within 25 minutes of the Park. Multigig fiber-to-the-premise internet is offered by locally owned Mahaska Communication Group, which provides a robust system and same-day customer service - a strategic advantage for users with data demands that require unlimited bandwidth. MidAmerican Energy provides natural gas and electric service with affordable rates 33 percent lower than the national average, and 88% of the electric load is derived from renewable sources. All utilities are in place, and due diligence studies are completed.

The community is home to worldwide industries that engage in research, development, and manufacturing export to 180 countries while choosing Oskaloosa as their worldwide headquarters. The area laborshed is 427,688 people, and 24 percent of the workforce is employed in manufacturing, offering a high concentration of talent for prospective industries. Oskaloosa is an Iowa Great Place community offering the convenience of small-town living with big-city amenities.

The Innovation Park property is owned or under option to the Mahaska Chamber & Development Group and is ready for immediate development.


Deann DeGroot

  • Four-lane highway access
  • Rail

Oskaloosa, Iowa, is a vibrant community of 11,500 people in Mahaska County! 

Our community offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere, with a downtown area buzzing with activity. Oskaloosa takes great pride in its diverse industries, which continuously adapt to meet the needs of a changing workforce. Mahaska Health provides exceptional care, state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, and outstanding healthcare to Oskaloosa and southeast Iowa. The caring and compassionate team of professionals is a physician-led hospital dedicated to the health and well-being of the community with more than 75 specialties.  Families with children will appreciate Osky Community Schools, known for its unwavering commitment to education and its reputation for offering some of the smallest class sizes in the area, ensuring personalized attention and support. Furthermore, Oskaloosa values higher education and is home to the esteemed William Penn University, which offers exceptional educational experiences. The community opened a new state-of-the-art YMCA in August 2023, a 15-mile bike and walking trail, and recreation programming to engage all ages. Venues like the George Daily Auditorium, the Oskaloosa Art Center, Nelson Pioneer Farm, and the Oskaloosa Public Library are dedicated to helping give meaning and joy to our lives and connecting us to friends, family, and neighbors.

Join us in Oskaloosa, where community spirit thrives, and exciting opportunities await!

Mahaska Chamber and Development Group