Growing Sioux City Recognition

The Sioux City Economic Development Department has created this award to highlight businesses that provide significant growth and commitment in Sioux City. Companies are selected on a periodic basis and recognized by the Mayor and Council members. Those businesses are given a certificate to receive a complimentary tree, signifying the growth of the business and helping to beautify the City, which will be planted on their property by City crews.

The marketing initiative is geared towards building partnerships as well as recognizing and promoting business growth within in the Sioux City community.

Restoration St. Louis

October 27, 2022

Restoration St. Louis completed $77.5 million in historic renovations to the Warrior Hotel and Davidson building in downtown, with upscale style and amenities available at the AAA Four Diamond hotel and luxury apartments. A Growing Sioux City Award was presented to Amrit & Amy Gill and their team. 

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Keizer Refrigeration & Mid-States Utility 

October 11, 2018

Recognizing two companies that are under a new roof in Bridgeport Industrial Park with a $9 million investment, a Growing Sioux City Award was presented to Shane Keizer and Stacy Bricker. 

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Seaboard Triumph Foods Project Honored 

October 9, 2018

With a 942,000 SF facility and 1,800 employees, Seaboard Triumph Foods was joined by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and Mayor Bob Scott to celebrate their one-year anniversary of the start of production at STF's new Sioux City facility.

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City Celebrates Rocklin Manufacturing Co. Renovation

August 16, 2018

Long-time Sioux City industrial electronic equipment manufacturer, Rocklin Manufacturing, recently completed renovations to their 106-year-old building in downtown. 

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Ho-Chunk, Inc. Awarded for Significant Investment

October 3, 2017

Ho-Chunk, Inc. is currently investing nearly $38 million in development projects in the Sioux City MSA. The 103 Virginia property is Ho-Chunk Capital's newest residential development in downtown Sioux City.

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City Expands Venue

July 7, 2017

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City opened a $128 million venue in August 2014 and recently celebrated the completion of a $6.2 million expansion that added nearly 8,000 sq. ft. to the property. Today's event celebrates a new food truck option for guests.

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Braunger Foods Grows Business in Bridgeport

May 16, 2017

Food service distribution company, Braunger Foods, was presented with a Growing Sioux City Award recognizing their recent relocation and expansion in Bridgeport Industrial Park. The $2.2 million project included renovating an existing 48,000 sq. ft. facility and adding more than 27,000 sq. ft. to the warehouse.

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Echo Electric Supply Completes New Facility

April 15, 2016

Wholesale electric supply company, Echo Electric Supply, completed construction of a new 45,000 sq. ft. warehouse and distribution facility located in the Yards I-29 Business Park. The $2.79 million project is set on 4.8 acres with the retention of 24 and creation of 13 new jobs.

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Bomgaars Supply Expands Corporate Headquarters

August 19, 2015

Adding 150,000 sq. ft. to their 200,000 sq. ft. distribution facility, long-time farm and ranch supplier Bomgaars Supply has invested $17 million into their corporate headquarters in Sioux City.

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Sabre Industries Recognized

October 16, 2014

Steel communication and electric transmission manufacturer, Sabre Industries, Inc., is the latest growing employer to receive the City's award recognizing company expansion.

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UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Expands in Sunnybrook                                                                                       

April 8, 2014

One of Sioux City's leading healthcare providers, UnityPoint Health-St. Luke's, has been given the Growing Sioux City Award in recognition of their new $26 million medical outpatient clinic near the intersection of Sunnybrook Drive and Sergeant Road.

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City Awards Tech StartUp Chatterkick
October 4th, 2013

Chatterkick, a social media and online marketing agency located in downtown Sioux City, has received the Growing Sioux City Award. The award was presented by Mayor Bob Scott and accepted by Chatterkick CEO and Co-founder, Beth Trejo.

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ACES Awarded for Aviation Growth
February 8, 2013

Aviation Consultant Expert Solutions, LLC (ACES) received the "Growing Sioux City Award" today as they demonstrate start-up success in Sioux City. ACES CEO Jim Sponder and CEO Travis Stein were joined by Seaborne Airlines COO Dave Ziemer, Mayor Bob Scott, Councilman Tom Padgett, City Staff and Airport Board members to celebrate their growth in the last year.

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Cargill Receives City Award for Growth
May 3rd, 2012

A “Growing Sioux City Award” was presented to Cargill, Inc. today recognizing the company’s significant growth and investment in Sioux City. The award, presented by Mayor Bob Scott, was accepted by Cargill facility superintendent, Brian Spencer. Cargill executives were provided Sioux City windshirts and a magnolia tree was planted at the business entrance at 18th & Steuben Streets, signifying the company’s commitment to growing in Sioux City.