Why Greater Burlington? Whether you want to start or move a business to the area or are looking for a new home and job, Greater Burlington is the place to be. Our Midwestern work ethic provides the ideal climate for business growth and innovation. And our Midwestern hospitality creates a welcoming environment to make our city your home.
Greater Burlington allows you to balance career, personal and family goals. Comprised of Burlington and West Burlington the Greater Burlington area hosts a population of 28,000 plus. We are a regional center for employment, shopping, education, healthcare and recreation. Situated on the bluffs of the Mississippi River we have a rich heritage as a center of commerce and culture. Come discover a place where neighbors are friendly, commutes are short, and quality public education is a reality.
Major Employers’ – Greater Burlington area is home to a rich array of business and industrial interests. No matter where you are from, there is a good chance that you have come in contact with a product made or developed in the Burlington area.
Living Here - Nestled in southeast Iowa Greater Burlington offers an average commute of 10 minutes or less, yet we are less than a half a day from many major cities. Ninety minutes to the north are the Iowa-Illinois Quad Cities. Chicago, St. Louis, and Des Moines are less than four hour trips. Kansas City, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Detroit and Memphis are unhurried one-day trips.
Stay in Touch - Great things are happening in Southeast Iowa including businesses expansions, and millions in capital improvements. Few communities can match our great quality of life. Sign up to receive periodically the good news from the Greater Burlington area.
Hospitality Programs - The Greater Burlington Partnership wants to help make the transition for newcomers and interns in our community a positive, welcoming experience.