Situated at the intersection of Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin, the community of Dubuque, Iowa, stands among the Mississippi River bluffs as a metropolitan service area for seven surrounding counties. Dubuque is connected by four-lane highways to Davenport, Des Moines, Madison and Minneapolis. The majority of the way to Chicago is also four-lane highway.
- 2.9 million people live within 100 miles of Dubuque.
- 66.8 million people live within 500 miles.
Dubuque is centrally located amongst several major metropolitan areas:
- Dubuque to Quad Cities - 70 miles
- Dubuque to Madison - 90 miles
- Dubuque to Chicago - 175 miles
- Dubuque to Des Moines - 200 miles
- Dubuque to Minneapolis/St. Paul - 275 miles
- Dubuque to St. Louis - 330 miles
The City of Dubuque is committed to providing a business environment where business and industry can thrive. The City is aware that businesses create opportunities for our
citizens, and supporting them is crucial to our success. The City has a comprehensive partnership with the Greater Dubuque Development Corporation (GDDC) to provide business recruitment, expansion, and support services within the City. GDDC is the first contact with businesses looking to expand or relocate within the City. Visit the GDDC website to view the wide array of services they provide to assist business in Dubuque.
In assisting with Business Recruitment and Expansion, the City of Dubuque also partners with area organizations to fulfill the needs of the business community. The following is a list of additional organizations that the City works with:
The City has several programs available for businesses to utilize for an expansion project. The programs vary on the type of business, the location of, and the magnitude of the expansion. To get more information, visit the Economic Development
page within this site.
Several businesses and industries have selected Dubuque for their expansion plans. They selected Dubuque for a variety of reasons varying from a quality workforce, central location within the nation, low cost of business, and robust business community; but these certainly are not the only reasons. Dubuque could quite possibly be the location for your next successful expansion project, so contact GDDC today to learn how Dubuque can take your business to the next level.
Career Opportunities – Dubuque Area
We are always looking for world-class professionals to join our dynamic team in the Quad Cities Area.To be considered for any of our positions, please send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.We try to respond to all applicants in a timely manner. We appreciate your interest.