Greene County Development Corporation (GCDC) was created for the purpose of encouraging a proactive business environment, resulting in diversified and balanced growth in the county's economic base. It is intended that these activities will build a community and quality of life that is uniquely Greene County.
GCDC is primarily focused on providing assistance to all communities in Greene County in addressing development needs and opportunities. Additionally, the organization supports initiatives of countywide significance including workforce development, community development, tourism, and housing.
Greene County is the supportive business location that provides outstanding infrastructure, location and lifestyle developed through a balanced approach to community development.On-going area planning considers all aspects of living and working in Greene County. This "balanced approach" allows us to move quickly to support businesses and seize opportunities that can improve the overall lifestyle in our communities.
Our balanced approach to development has resulted in one of the more diversified rural Iowa economies found in the state. Our proximity to Iowa State University, our location in the heart of the premiere agricultural production region of the world, and our willingness to actively support emerging and existing area business and industry positions Greene County as friendly and ready for continued growth.