The Mid-America Economic Development Council (MAEDC) presented Greater Dubuque Development Corporation with four honors at the 2016 Economic Development awards held December 5, 2016 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. Dan McDonald, Vice President of Existing Business, accepted the awards on behalf of Greater Dubuque Development. The ceremony was part of the annual Mid-America Competitiveness Conference and Site Selector Forum held by MAEDC.
Greater Dubuque Development Corporation took First Place in the following categories:
Annual Report for the 2015-2016 Report
Business Retention & Expansion for the InfoAction Program
Workforce Development for the HR Action Program
Greater Dubuque Development was also awarded the 2016 Deal...
The spotlight was on Dubuque at the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Annual Meeting on September 27, 2016.Mayor Roy D. Buol, Dr. Liang Chee Wee, and Greater Dubuque Development Corporation all received recognition from the international organization of economic developers.
Mayor Buol received the Leadership Award for Public Service, an honor recognizing an elected official who, for at least ten years, has been a committed advocate for economic development in the public sector. For over twenty years, Mayor Buol has worked diligently as a public servant, an advocate for Dubuque citizens, and a supporter of workforce development initiatives.
Dr. Liang Chee Wee,...
CS Technologies will construct a 15.7 mile fiberoptic network this fall that extends from downtown Dubuque toward the city’s West End. The project is made possible by a partnership between the City of Dubuque and CS Technologies.
The company will pull fiber through nearly 59,000 feet of city-owned conduit. CS Technologies also will construct approximately 23,500 feet of new conduit to complete the nearly 16 miles of new fiber.
The project will provide enhanced services to employers in the Greater Dubuque area who are looking for expanded capacity, better speeds, lower costs, and improved reliability and redundancy.
On December 21st, the Dubuque City Council approved a first-of-its-kind proposal for accelerating broadband (high-speed Internet transmission) capacity in Dubuque. It follows a new collaborative model,...