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Johnston Economic Development Corporation

Johnston Economic Development Corporation(JEDCO) is a not for profit organization. Our mission is to foster economic growth and opportunity in the Johnston community and the Greater Des Moines region.


JEDCO is comprised of Johnston business owners, commercial, residential, and industrial developers, professional firms engaged in activities necessary for development, and other enterprises conducting business in Johnston. Our focus is to continue the growth in Johnston by attracting new businesses and by helping our existing businesses. We work closely with the City of Johnston and can help new businesses get started in our community. We have many contacts throughout the Greater Des Moines region that allow us to offer more resources to new businesses in the Johnston community. Let us know how we can help you!

Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City
  • Community Involvement
  • Small Business Issues
  • State Business Issues

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Assistance in Finding Debt Funding
  • Assistance in Finding Equity Funding
  • Loan Packaging
  • Loan Providers
  • Tax Credit Assistance

Economic and Site Development

  • Consulting (Specialty)
  • Site Location Assistance
  • State Tax Credits and Assistance
Contact Information
Jennifer Sayers
PO Box 281
Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 309-0144