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The secret of getting ahead is
getting started

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Leverage assets to
grow and prosper

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Stay ahead with the
right location

Expand or Relocate

Thinking about expanding or relocating your business? You've come to the right place. A Franklin County location makes sense for business.

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Start My Own Business

We offer a suite of resources to help you get started, to build your idea and to get to the launchpad. We value entrepreneurs in Franklin County.

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Dig Into the Data

We have a whole library of information on Franklin County plus links to information on Iowa. Hopefully you will find what you are looking for and if not, by all means contact us.

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Nestled in the heartland of the upper central United States, Franklin County Iowa embodies all that is good about rural America. Self-reliance, hard work and investing in our future come together to make us a great location for business. Bottom line benefits to business are realized through our low purchase and lease price points; business-friendly skilled workforce, lower than average utility rates and a single-factor nonunitary tax law.

In a nutshell :

  • Available buildings with build-to-suit options
  • Tax benefits and 0% forgiveable loans
  • Vigorous business growth with companies investing millions
  • Quality communities and enviable lifestyle
  • Four seasons worth of fun and activities

Whether you are a site selector, business owner, corporate real estate broker or someone just browsing we welcome you to Franklin County, Iowa.


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  • Home Base Iowa - Franklin County

    We are getting closer to deploying the Franklin County Home Base Attraction Program. Jobs and incentives to help build a new life and career. Stay tuned for announcements.

  • Industrial Building For Sale Download

    A 30,000 square foot expandable industrial building has recently come on the market in Franklin County, Iowa. Sitting on 8.5 acres, the structure, with 30 ‘sidewalls, will be the tallest in the Hampton Industrial Park. Franklin County Development Director Karen Mitchell says this is the fourth speculative building the organization has built and it will be offered to industrial companies who will “use a lot of electricity and meet minimum job creation and wage criteria”.

  • Taskmaster Selects Hampton

    Taskmaster Components of Mount Pleasant, Texas, has selected Hampton, Iowa as the newest location for their company. General Manager, Jack Clark, says “Adding an additional location in Hampton will allow the company to expand their customer base and service the industry more completely. Taskmaster Components is very excited about serving the Upper Midwest from such a great community”