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Available Business Property

Cherokee, Iowa would be an excellent location for your business. Cherokee is centrally located in Northwest Iowa. There is convenient access to a number of 4-lane highways and the CN Railroad. Sioux Gateway Airport is approximately 60 miles to the west and Cherokee is home to its own regional airport. 

For any business, a qualified workforce is essential. The workforce is well educated. The county’s high school graduation rate is 96.5% and 78.8% pursue additional technical or college education. Western Iowa Tech Community College operates a satellite campus in Cherokee which offers degree, certificate and diploma programs to prepare students for a wide range of careers. In addition, 5 major colleges and universities are located within a one-hour drive.

Cherokee offers a wide variety of both critical services and recreational opportunities. Cherokee Regional Medical Center is a level IV trauma care facility and 25-bed critical access hospital. In addition, it operates a 30,000 square foot fitness center. Recreational opportunities are abundant. Cherokee’s downtown area has been designated as a Cultural District and also has numerous buildings on the National Historic Register. The Sanford Museum and Planetarium offers educational opportunities for the entire family. Opportunities to enjoy and participate in the performing arts are abundant. Cherokee County has an expansive system of parks and trails. People are able to enjoy outdoor sports and activities throughout the year.

Cherokee Industrial Corporation looks forward to working with you as you explore the exciting opportunities available for your business location. 

There are a number of commercial buildings available for sale or lease in Cherokee.

In addition, there are a number of commercial and industrial sites available.

Cherokee South Industrial Park

This 99.4 acre site was certified developable with rail access in 2018. Contact Shawn Simonsen at 712.225.9009 or Bill Anderson at 712.225.5739 for additional information.

CIC Commercial Site

This 7.2 acre site has a prime location on a frontage road along US Hwy 59 on the south edge of Cherokee. It is located in a TIF district, a qualified Opportunity Zone and is in a census tract qualified for New Market Tax Credits.


Cherokee Industrial Corporation

107 South 2nd Street

PO Box 913

Cherokee, IA 51012