We make it easy to choose Forest City for your new or expanding business with a BUSINESS INCENTIVE LOAN-
The City of Forest City provides an incentive to assist in the creation and expansion of small business within the community.

If you are interested in opening a business or expanding your business in Forest City, contact our Economic Development Director at beth@forestcityia.com for assistance with incentives, available buildings, and additional resources.  The staff will assist you with options to make your dream a reality.

Business Incentives:

  • The City of Forest City offers incentive in the form of a loan for you to open a business or expand a business in Forest City.  Applications can be picked up at City Hall at 305 N. Clark Street,Forest City Economic Development Office at 145 S. Clark Street.  The application can be downloaded by clicking this link:    BusLoanbutton

Forest City Economic Development

145 South Clark Street
PO Box 306
Forest City, IA 50436

Phone: 641-585-5560
Toll Free: 866-585-2092
Fax: 641-585-2687

Beth Bilyeu

Executive Director