- Economic Development
- Business Resources
Greater Des Moines Partnership
The City of Pleasant Hill works with the Greater Des Moines Partnership to attract new businesses and to help existing businesses prosper and expand in Pleasant Hill. The Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Economic Development team specializes in assisting businesses with relocating or expanding their operations in Central Iowa. Through specialized industry research, partnerships with the City of Pleasant Hill and other communities, state, and national entities, and comprehensive assistance in site selection, the Partnership serves as a great resource to keep the central Iowa area competitive as Economic Development opportunities arise.
Iowa Economic Development Authority
The Iowa Economic Development Authority helps clients successfully expand or relocate all or part of their business operations. IEDA's mission is to strengthen economic and community vitality by building partnerships and leveraging resources to make Iowa the choice for people and business.
MidAmerican Energy works closely with site selectors and the community to recruit, retain, and expand businesses of all sizes. MidAmerican Energy's dedicated staff of experienced, trained professionals are prepared to assist with a variety of research, planning and coordination for economic development projects. Economic development is a key component of MidAmerican Energy Company’s service to their customers.
Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce
The Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce assists local businesses by initiating relationships while serving and promoting the business community in and around Pleasant Hill.
Polk County Assessor's Office
The Polk County Assessor maintains a valuable website that provides details on buildings and land in Pleasant Hill. The assessor’s website includes legal descriptions, valuation, sale and ownership history, building descriptions and ownership information.
Small Business Administration
The Small Business Administration provides assistance to local businesses through counseling, funding programs, federal contracting certifications and is a networking tool to get businesses in touch with respective partner organizations and community groups. A few resource partners of the SBA are:
Small Business Development Centers that provide entrepreneurial training and counseling.
SCORE Business Mentoring which assists small businesses through mentorship and educational workshops to provide continued advice and support.
Veterans Business Outreach Center program offers resources to veterans who are interested in starting or growing a small business.
Women’s Business Centers provide free, low-cost counseling and training and focus on women who want to start, grown, and expand their small business.