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Certified Sites


For more information on business growth and expansion opportunities in Marion contact:
Nick Glew, MEDCO President, at 319-743-4724.

The Marion Enterprise Center (MEC) is a certified 184 acre business park located on the east side of the city of Marion, Iowa,near north-south state highway 13 and along east-west highway 151.

MEC is jointly developed by the Marion Economic Development Corporation (MEDCO) and the City of Marion, Iowa. The building sites that are available can be flexibly split and/or combined to meet the specific requirements for your project.



Park Amenities

The MEC is LEED sustainable and an environmentally friendly development. The park includes bike & walking trails, wetlands, deep water pond, LED lighting and native plantings to ensure the best environment for your employees. Each site within the park has sanitary sewer, water, and storm sewer in place. In addition the park has gas, electric, and fiber optics installed and ready to meet your demands.

The Marion Enterprise Center provides direct fiber connectivity to a world class data center that offers an environment for the highest speed and most demanding data users. Our publicly owned, redundant and looped data ring gives us a competitive advantage over other data rich environments.


The MEC adjoins two, 4-lane highways (151 on the north and 13 to the west) with easy access to America’s Interstate Highway system.

• Internal park roads are designed to accommodate long trucks.

• The MEC immediately adjoins the 4,000 ft. Marion Airport.

• The Eastern Iowa Aiport, a general service airport is just 20 minutes away. 

Learn more about our community's transportation network.

Workforce & Region

Marion, located in ICR Iowa, is part of a region that features an unparalleled labor force of 643,000 workers. A quality workforce is one reason why global companies invest in our region, and more specifically, in Marion.

Learn more about our workforce

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