Economic Development

Grow your business in Norwalk.course

Contact Hollie Askey, Norwalk Economic Development Director.

The City of Norwalk offers a distinct identity— a family-friendly and economically strong community with a business friendly atmosphere conveniently located in the southern part of the metro. Norwalk shares borders with neighboring cities of Des Moines, West Des Moines and Cumming and serves as the closest suburban community to the Des Moines International Airport.

Norwalk features a newer housing stock, world class schools (in a smaller school district) and some of the best golf around. Voted Businessweek's "Best Affordable Suburb" in Iowa in 2010, Norwalk reaps the benefit of being one of the preeminent suburban communities in the Des Moines Metro. Our median income is over $20,000 more per household than the rest of Iowa and higher than the Des Moines Metro.

As part of the Des Moines Metro, Norwalk benefits when the entire metro grows. We share the targeted industries, knowing when the metro succeeds, so does Norwalk. In addition to the metros key industries, Financial Services, Logistics, Bioscience and Data Centers, Norwalk is primed for retail development. With one of the lowest retails sales per capita in the entire state, Norwalk residents typically shop in neighboring communities, making Norwalk primed for retail development.

Feel free to explore the accompanying links to see how the City of Norwalk can work with your business to make it a success.


Hollie Askey

Hollie Askey,
Norwalk Economic Development Director
City of Norwalk 
705 north avenue 
Norwalk, iowa 50211
Office 515.981.9523
Cell 515.314.5862
Fax 515.981.0933


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