NEDC Board Member Spotlight Q & A with Chad Randick

What is your hometown? Chicago Ridge, IL (a suburb of Chicago) Occupation and company you work for? President & CEO, Burke Corporation Do you have a fun fact about your business or something you’re doing at your business that you’re excited about? We are excited about our investment in the Nevada community and our recently completed $150m expansion. What is …

Media Release: Verbio Nevada to Expand Company with $80M Capital Investment

  (March 19, 2021) – Verbio Nevada, a biorefinery owned by Verbio North America, plans to expand operations through an $80 million capital investment. The State of Iowa awarded Verbio Nevada project tax incentives through HQJ. The company plans to invest in a fully integrated renewable natural gas and ethanol production facility. This will reduce the carbon footprint of the …

Land for future HyVee Dollar Fresh

Hy-Vee to bring Dollar Fresh store to Nevada

A Hy-Vee Dollar Fresh store will open in Nevada later this year along Fawcett Parkway. Nevada Economic Development Council (NEDC) Director John Hall said Hy-Vee’s interest in Nevada and the location selected in Nevada make sense. “Ready access to Highway 30… the regional draw of Nevada from the east… a community positioned for growth,” he said, all make Nevada an …

What new amenities, projects, plans do you want to see in Nevada, Iowa?

  Many of the great projects that have happened in Nevada since the 1990s are the result of a planning process called Vision 2020. What will a new visioning process bring to Nevada in the next 10-30 years? Leaders in Nevada have started discussions about a new visioning process for the community. Uncertain at this time about how many years …

MMB Facility

Iowa Economic Development Authority Awards Nevada Company Expansion Project

Nevada, IA – The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) approved funding to Nevada-based company, Mid-States Material Handling and Fabrication, on August 21, 2020. Mid-States Material Handling and Fabrication was founded in 2011 as a metal fabrication company in the agri-business and custom metal fabrication markets. Primarily focused in producing grain handling equipment, the company applied for funding to expand their …

Bruke Construction Drone Footage

Business Update: Burke Corp. expansion nears completion

The landscape along Nevada’s South B Avenue has changed dramatically over the past year. Along this busy street, Burke Corp.’s 210,000-square-foot expansion – announced in September of 2018 — has been under construction and is now nearly complete. Burke officials report that most of the production equipment is being installed and commissioned at this time. Plant utility systems – refrigeration, …

NEDC Branding

New branding accompanies ‘new wave of energy’ in Nevada

For the first time in Nevada’s history, three major community entities – the City of Nevada, the Nevada Community Schools, and the Nevada Economic Development Council (NEDC) – share a brand. A unique letter N on a petal, whether used by the City, the School District, or the NEDC, will say Nevada to all who see it. The school district …