Development
Manson, Iowa

Development
Manson, Iowa

Development
Manson, Iowa

Development

  • The quality of life in Manson is exceptional

     The community is ideally located on Highway 7 between Fort Dodge and Twin Lakes, just 10 miles west of the North Central Ag Industrial Park featuring C.J. Bio America, Cargill and Valero. Manson offers a small town community with big city amenities;Aquatic Center, Golf Course, Community/Fitness Center, excellent educational system and athletic facilities, quality housing and is home to 6 churches. 

     

    Manson also has safe and accessible public areas, a strong musical heritage, active youth programs and is close to numerous recreational amenities.

     

    For more details on Manson, Iowa, download our printable brochure (PDF file).

  • Buy or build in manson, iowa

    Manson is home to numerous commercial businesses and several service and manufacturing industries. Existing buildings and building sites are available within the city limits. A variety of programs and incentives are available to assist with business and industry start-ups, relocations and expansions.

     

    Braginton Lots for Sale
    "Ideally located north of the golf course." Lots for sale at $20,000 each with a $5,000 rebate if construction is completed within the specified time frame.

    The purchaser qualifies for a $5,000 rebate if construction of the dwelling is commenced within the two year period following the purchase of the lot. Construction must be completed within 18 months of construction start date.

    Lots located across from Aquatic Center, Main and 19th Avenue.

    For tax abatement and rebate incentives contact the City Clerk's Office 712-469-3759.

     

    local incentives

    Commercial Tax Abatement Program:

    The City of Manson offers a partial tax exemption to commercial businesses located within a designated area within the corporate limits of Manson. Qualified real estate is real property, other than land, which is located within the revitalization area and to which improvements have been added, which have increased the actual value by a least 10 percent.
    The value of the real estate improvements, which qualify under this plan, shall be eligible for the following schedule of tax exemption:
    Year 1 75% of Tax Value Abated
    Year 2 60% of Tax Value Abated
    Year 3 45% of Tax Value Abated
    Year 4 30% of Tax Value Abated
    Year 5 15% of Tax Value Abated
    Year 6 Full Tax Value of Improvements are Collected

    The City of Manson offers a partial tax exemption to qualified industrial property on which improvements have been made. The tax exemption applies to the actual value added to industrial real estate by new construction within the City of Manson and the acquisition of, or improvement to, machinery and equipment assessed as real estate. The amount of qualified value added, shall be eligible for the following schedule of tax exemption:
    Year 1 75% of Tax Value Abated
    Year 2 60% of Tax Value Abated
    Year 3 45% of Tax Value Abated
    Year 4 30% of Tax Value Abated
    Year 5 15% of Tax Value Abated
    Year 6 Full Tax Value of Improvements are Collected


    enterprise zone benefits

    Businesses locating or expanding in an established Enterprise Zone may be eligible to receive certain local and state tax incentives.
    www.iowalifechanging.com/business/enterprise_zones.html


    calhoun county economic development revolving loan fund (rlf)

    The Calhoun County Economic Development Corp. (CCEDC) offers low-interest loans for qualified business start-ups and expansions. Please contact the CCEDC office for more information on this program and other available local and regional loan programs.
    www.calhouncountyiowa.com/econdevel


    calhoun county rec revolving loan fund

    Low-interest loans in the amount of $5,000 to $150,000 are available to business developers, governmental, public bodies and nonprofit community development entities for building; real estate, equipment and working capital. Interest rates will not exceed prime, and terms are 10 years or less.
    www.calhounrec.coop

     

    corn belt power irp

    Corn Belt Power Cooperative and its member systems provide financial expertise and assistance for business and industry to grow within the region through use of the Joint Venture Loan Fund, Intermediary Revolving Program (IRP) Loan Fund, Interest Buy-Down Program and the USDA Loan Guarantee Program.
    www.cbpower.coop


    midas council of governments revolving loan fund

    The Revolving Loan Fund (RLF), as established by the MIDAS Council of Governments and the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration(EDA), is designed to encourage new or expanded development activities in the north central Iowa Counties of: Calhoun, Hamilton, Humboldt, Pocahontas, Webster, and Wright. The purpose of the RLF is to support business activities for which credit is not otherwise available.
    www.midascog.net/loans


    north central iowa sbdc

    The focus of the North Central Iowa Small Business Development Center is helping build rural Iowa through partnerships.
    www.iowasbdc.org/Categories/FortDodge/tabid/1764/Default.aspx


    iowa department of economic development

    The Iowa Department of Economic Development has many programs and services to offer individuals, communities, and business.
    www.iowalifechanging.com

     

    available sites

    Location One Information System is an on-line economic development/GIS-enhanced site selection engine. Properties available in Manson are listed under the "Buildings" link.
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