Why O'Brien County


O'Brien County landscape

  • Centrally located in the upper Midwest
  • Efficient access to markets
  • Business-friendly labor force
  • High worker productivity


  • Business expansion
  • New business start-ups
  • Business plans
  • Marketing plans
  • Research


Available Properties

Business Climate
Community Tax Incentives
Labor Force
Job Opportunities


Northwest Iowa Community College offers highly skilled instructors, up-do-date technology, plus a desire to offer unparalleled customer service that has given the Business & Industry Center at NCC a reputation as a quality, results-oriented training institution.  Please visit the Business & Industry Department at www.nwicc.edu for more information or contact below:

Jason Anderson, Director of Economic Development & Workforce Training
Northwest Iowa Community College
Business & Industry Center
(712) 324-5066 ext. 194
(800) 352-4907 ext. 194


 Our office has identified areas in which we can focus our attention in order to support the economic development efforts of the communities in O'Brien County. These focus areas include:

  • Utilizing our renewable assets such as wind energy
  • Supporting efforts to maintain and expand the quality workforce we have
  • Encouraging ag related businesses
  • Continuing to grow participation in and awareness of the great tourism opportunities we have in O'Brien County

Supporting the existing business and industry in O'Brien County has always been central to our mission and assistance with business succession planning is also available.

E-mail or call our office if you'd like more information.

Phone: 712-957-1313       Email  ocedc@tcaexpress.net