Welcome to our Economic Development Portal
At Ottumwa Economic Development Corporation (OEDC) we are committed to economic development in the Cities of Ottumwa, Blakesburg, Eldon, Eddyville, and Wapello County. This site is intended to be a comprehensive resource for site selectors and new and existing businesses.
Whether you are a local company or a business looking for a new location, OEDC can provide information about financial resources, government advocacy, building and land inventories, economic and demographic information, as well as assistance with labor training resources. OEDC strives to develop and implement programs designed to promote startup, relocation, expansion and retention of business in the Ottumwa/Wapello County area.
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October 15, 2014
Ottumwa Burger King owner Randy Bradley doesn't sell hamburgers with the hope of winning awards, he said. But he's won one anyway. And it's a whopper. During Burger King's corprate gathering last week, national executives announced that the best-run franchise business in the United States and Canada was Bradley's two-store operation with one in Kirksville, Missouri,...
October 08, 2014
The regional Leadership Now conference will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Nov. 7 in the Rural Health Education Center on the Indian Hills Commuity College (IHCC) Ottumwa campus. The event is open to anyone who has an interest in leadership, particularly those interested in positions within the college's 10-county region. Click here for...