Clive, population 17,506, is a city with a great future in sight! Located at the crossroads of two interstate highways (35 & 80), visibility and convenience are major corporate attributes of our community. Clive is currently developing 1,200 acres for residential and commercial development and is in the process of annexing an additional area for commercial and residential ventures.
Clive is a great place to live! According to Forbes magazine, comparing home costs around the country, Clive is the best address in Des Moines.
Clive offers the convenience and amenities of a big city with the lifestyle of living in the country, on the western edge of metro Des Moines. Visit the community, shop the stores, and experience the beautiful greenbelt bike and walking trail. You will agree Clive is a great place to live, work, and play.
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Greater Des Moines Partnership
The Clive Chamber of Commerce is an affiliate member of the Greater Des Moines Partnership. They work to attract new businesses to Clive and to help existing businesses prosper and expand. The Greater Des Moines Partnership has a marketing program in place to strategically position Central Iowa in the national and global marketplaces.
The Iowa Economic Development Authority helps clients successfully expand or relocate all or part of their business operations. They provide relevant facts and information to help make the right recommendations. Their team of experts works in confidence to generate an information package to meet the unique needs of each business.
MidAmerican Energy works closely with site selectors and the community to recruit, retain and expand businesses of all sizes. Their dedicated staff of experienced, trained professionals is prepared to assist with a variety of energy research, planning and coordination for economic development projects.
Des Moines Area Community College Business Resources is the first choice for talent development in Central Iowa. Qualifying businesses may have training and consulting services funded through one of two state supported programs.
The Square One DSM is a community-sponsored business accelerator. Their vision is to provide economic growth in Central Iowa through the development and expansion of entrepreneurial enterprise.
The Small Business Development Center in Des Moines conducts research, counsels and trains business people in management, financing, and operating small businesses. The SBDC provides comprehensive information services and access to experts in a variety of fields.
LocationOne Information System
LocationOne Information System (LOIS) is a GIS-enhanced website that enables you to dynamically search for available commercial, industrial, office, flex and retail space, create site-specific demographic analysis, and use interactive maps to identify an optimal business location.