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Faircast, Inc. Awarded $855,000 From Iowa Economic Development Authority

July 24, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Iowa Economic Development Authority [IEDA] awarded an $855,000 assistance package to Faircast, Inc. on Friday. The award included $600,000 in direct financial assistance as well as $255,000 in Investment Tax Credits, and was granted through the High Quality Jobs program [HQJ]. The High Quality Jobs program provides assistance to […]

Foundry Reopens, Hires and Continues Operations in Fairfield

July 12th, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On June 28th, Faircast, Inc., purchased certain assets of the formerly known Fairfield Casting LLC foundry in Fairfield. The lender for Fairfield Casting exercised an Article 9 foreclosure proceeding on the foundry, resulting in an auction sale held in Chicago, from which the foundry was purchased. Faircast announced to […]

Former Fairfield Casting LLC Foundry Now Under New Ownership

June, 28 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEDA received immediate notice late today that Fairfield Casting LLC was sold at auction to a new ownership group. Faircast, Inc, comprised of local investors, purchased certain assets of Fairfield Casting LLC on June 28th, 2017.   Due to the sale commencing just today, many details of the transaction […]

Fairfield Job Fair Employer Application

Dear Fairfield Area Business Owner, Fairfield Economic Development Assocation [FEDA] will be hosting a job fair on May 10th from  3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, in partnership with Iowa Workforce Development Center. The event is free of charge to both companies and job seekers.   We encourage you to participate by securing a booth for […]

New Housing Development Proposed for Fairfield

      March 27th, 2017 Press Release:   Neighborhood Builders and Developers, a group of local investors is planning to help fill the need for additional market rate housing in Fairfield with plans to break ground this spring on the first phase of what is anticipated to be a more than a forty-unit condo […]

2nd Annual Business Pitch Competition

Awards include more than $5,000 in cash plus startup assistance services. Thanks to our sponsors below:               Qualifications: Entrepreneurs that are just getting started and have a great idea. Business may be food based, manufacturing, service, retail or otherwise. In business for two years or less with a total […]

Cambridge Invites Greg Valliere to Speak at Fairfield Arts and Convention Center

  Leading political and economic strategist to speak on politics and markets FAIRFIELD, IA – April 13, 2016 – Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. (Cambridge) is pleased to welcome financial expert and political strategist Greg Valliere1 to speak at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center (FACC) on Thursday, April 21 at 4:30 p.m. Well known for his insightful analysis and […]

Coworking Creates Community

Visit the Cedar Rapids Gazette for a great article on the Fairfield CoLab and the benefits of coworking.   “Casey Hynes, guest columnist Apr 3, 2016 at 7:00 am | Print View On any given day at the Fairfield CoLab, you’ll hear members brainstorming SEO tactics, talking through marketing plans, and hashing out coding issues in their clients’ […]

Resource for New Residents

FEDA is launching a new website, www.fairfieldlanding.com, for people moving or considering moving to Fairfield. Fairfieldlanding will help new residents identify housing, daycare and career opportunities.