Economic Development

Chad QuickThe Altoona Economic Development Department works to create the best environment possible for all existing and prospective businesses to be successful. 

Located along Interstate 80, close to Interstate 35, Altoona is the perfect location to grow your business.  We are a development-friendly community and are ready to collaborate on your development project. 


Staff is prepared to assist with:

  • Site selection
  • Business incentives
  • Community information
  • Development process

For additional information, please visit the other pages for more detailed information.  We have two marketing initiatives—AltoonaNow, where you can find more information about starting or expanding your business in Altoona or our tourism initiative Visit Altoona.