Certified Sites

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 under option by Alliant Energy and available for industrial development. The City of Ames intends to deploy water and waste water facilities to serve development within this area. These sites are able to be served with rail access to the north and are located within two miles of both Interstate 35 and Highway 30 access.


Dan Culhane

  • Four-lane highway access
  • Rail

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

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, 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