About Us

The Ankeny Economic Development Department provides comprehensive services to prospective and existing businesses by assisting with site and building information, financial assistance, and guidance through all stages of investing in and growing a business in Ankeny.

Department staff, along with the Economic Development Council, work to advance the City Council's goal to establish Ankeny as a regional business center through the seven key strategies of the Ankeny Economic Development Action Plan:

  • Existing Business Relationships
  • External Marketing and New Business Development
  • Partnership Building
  • Preparing Development Options
  • Financial Assistance
  • Workforce Development
  • Providing Useful Information