Economic Development

As one of the fastest growing cities in the metro, the City of Grimes is development-friendly and strives to advance and retain a community with diverse businesses and sustainable neighborhoods. City staff cultivates positive relationships with developers to encourage developments that create more employment opportunities and improve the quality of life for residents. 

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  1. Wallace Farm Preservation

    A mattress for $19, a car for $495, and a 4 bedroom house for $23,000 — check out the ads in this newspaper from 1966. These papers were found in the home on Wallace Farm, which is being turned into a large park for events. Read on...
  2. GrimesPlex Update

    The City Council approved several items at the September 13th meeting regarding GrimesPlex. These items outline the next steps for the project. The Council voted to: Read on...
  3. New Library Building Update

    New Grimes Public Library building update! Crews are working on the parking lot and will start paving the week of the 15th. Read on...
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