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Greater Ottumwa Partners in Progress, Inc

Greater Ottumwa PIP is a collaborative group committed to promoting economic vitality in the area. It’s comprised of what would typically be known as chamber of commerce, economic development, main street and tourism.


Greater Ottumwa Partners in Progress works to increase economic vitality in our county and in the communities of our region. Our expertise includes a model Main Street Organization, an award-winning visitors bureau, site certification expertise for bare land (minimum of 50 acres), industrial expansion, professional development and networking activities and events.

Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

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

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Business Plan Training
  • Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies (Specialty)
  • International Market Research
  • Market Plan Development (Specialty)
  • Market Research
  • Research Training

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Brownfield Tax Credits
  • Consulting
  • Historic Tax Credits
  • Tax Credit Assistance


  • Advertising
  • Brochure Design
  • E-Commerce
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Student Provided Research
  • Web Site Development
  • Internet Marketing

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based (Specialty)
  • Small Business/General (Specialty)
  • Home Based (Specialty)

Economic and Site Development

  • Consulting (Specialty)
  • Economic Forecasting
  • Environmental Compliance Assistance
  • Revitalization (Specialty)
  • Site Location Assistance (Specialty)
  • State Tax Credits and Assistance
  • Legislative Agendas
  • Main Street Program Services (Specialty)

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing an Existing Business


  • Green Certification (Specialty)
  • Targeted Small Business Certification
Contact Information
Marc Roe
217 E. Main St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 799-1203