NDC, Newton Development Corporation was established in 1961 and is a private, non-profit organization that has been assisting the Newton community and surrounding area for over 50 years. Newton, Iowa is located on Interstate 80 and Interstate 35 in the “Crossroads of the Midwest.”
NDC is a great resource for both existing business owners and potential entrepreneurs. The community continues to benefit from an experienced, knowledgeable staff. Our network of partners offers a range of business management assistance. The NDC serves as a liaison for local, state and federal resources, helping our businesses continue to grow, be profitable and expand.
Less tangible, but equally important, is the impact our investors have made and benefitted from through their involvement in the community. Through their participation, our investors are reaping the benefits of their role in NDC recruiting new employers. This results in new residents and strengthens the community making Newton a better place to operate their business, creating a better place for their employees to live and work means Newton is a great place for people to visit and contribute to the local economy.
NDC is proud to have established the Newton Business Park with lots still available for development. Another sample of NDC's commitment to businesses is the availability of funds through the Revolving Loan Fund Program (IRP) to help start-ups, expansions and/or retentions of jobs in the Newton area by providing "gap" financing. Since 1997 NDC has loaned out over 1 million dollars.
Newton Development Corporation works closely with the City of Newton and JEDCO - Jasper County Economic Development Corporation to build a stronger community. NDC also works with the Greater Des Moines Partnership and IEDA - Iowa Economic Development Authority.
NDC is committed to entrepreneurship and economic development throughout Newton and the surrounding area. We pledge our commitment to the highest quality of service and our professional capacity to respond to business’ ever-changing needs.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.