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Prairie View Industrial Center, Ames

Prairie View Industrial Center

Prairie View Industrial Center Certified Site, Ames, Iowa

The Prairie View Industrial Center contains 730 acres owned by Alliant Energy and available for industrial development. Utilities are immediately available, with power, natural gas, water, wastewater, and high-speed internet services deployed with industrial capacities. This site is situated on the main line of the Union Pacific railroad to the north and is located within two miles of both Interstate 35 and 4-lane Highway 30.


Dan Culhane

  • Four-lane highway access
  • Rail

Centrally and conveniently located in the heart of the Midwest, Ames, Iowa is known for its world-renowned Tier 1 research university, a healthy, stable economy, and flourishing cultural environment.

Ames is an attractive location for new businesses to locate and for existing businesses to expand. World class companies including 3M, Barilla, BASF, Boehringer Ingelheim, Chevron, Danfoss, Syngenta, and many others are located in Ames. The community's commitment to excellence is contagious.

Home of Iowa State University with student enrollment around 36,500 (ISU, 2018), Ames is vital to the Cultivation Corridor, the Ames-Des Moines Corridor with an estimated population of 764,300.

Ames Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development