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Armstrong Development Welcomes: AllState Exteriors!

November 4, 2020 9:06 am Published by Comments Off on Armstrong Development Welcomes: AllState Exteriors!

Congratulations to our new tenant: AllState Exteriors! Joe and Lynna Mullins have brought their Owens Corning Platinum Preferred company to Cedar Rapids to assist with repair, replacement, and relief following the derecho that devastated our community. From AllState Exteriors: Allstate Exteriors was built out of a spirit of ubuntu—a desire to...

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Now Open in The Eatery of the Armstrong Centre: One More Bite

November 4, 2020 8:48 am Published by Comments Off on Now Open in The Eatery of the Armstrong Centre: One More Bite

Welcome and Congratulations to One More Bite!   Operating as a local food truck, One More Bite has been using a prep kitchen in the Armstrong Eatery for a few months now. Following success on the streets, they have now opened for counter service at 210 3rd Ave SE, Cedar...

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Now Open in The Eatery of the Armstrong Centre: MIX Sushi & Kitchen

July 25, 2019 9:29 am Published by Comments Off on Now Open in The Eatery of the Armstrong Centre: MIX Sushi & Kitchen

Welcome and Congratulations to our new tenant, MIX Sushi & Kitchen. MIX is a new restaurant that opened in The Eatery of the Armstrong Centre at 210 Third Ave. SE, Downtown Cedar Rapids. MIX serves sushi with other items such as miso ramen, poke bowls, and breakfast egg rolls in...

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Armstrong Development Welcomes Pretty Lane!

March 13, 2019 2:02 pm Published by Comments Off on Armstrong Development Welcomes Pretty Lane!

Congratulations to our new tenant, Pretty Lane, on their grand opening! Locally owned and operated, Pretty Lane had their Grand Opening event on Friday, March 8th, 2019. Located in the Arco Building in downtown Cedar Rapids, Pretty Lane features cutting edge Dollup Beauty products created by local entrepreneur, Nikki Hynek. Nikki’s dream has always been...

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Tenant Spotlight: FG

January 25, 2019 8:36 am Published by Comments Off on Tenant Spotlight: FG

Congratulations to Fiberutilities, now FG, on their recent rebranding and office remodel! FG is a networking company with a passion for progression in broadband communications. This company started in 2004 and has broken down barriers ever since. Among many great accomplishments across a variety of industries, the most notable local...

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Great News from ICR Iowa

December 26, 2018 2:17 pm Published by Comments Off on Great News from ICR Iowa

ICR Iowa shared this interesting information with us. These statistics prove why Iowa is a great place to live and work. Armstrong Development is thankful to be part of such a progressive and successful community. CR IOWA Iowa City Cedar Rapids Overview Visit http://www.icriowa.org for more news on economic growth in Iowa.


Armstrong Center Welcomes Shive-Hattery

December 21, 2018 2:57 pm Published by Comments Off on Armstrong Center Welcomes Shive-Hattery

Architecture and engineering firm, Shive-Hattery, founded in downtown Cedar Rapids, IA in 1895 has made a move! Previously located in the Town Centre building, Shive-Hattery has leased the 31,624 square foot fifth floor just across the street in the Armstrong Center. Until their move, the 25 member corporate headquarters staff...

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Crystal Group – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

November 20, 2018 2:14 pm Published by Comments Off on Crystal Group – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Crystal Group, Inc., founded by Craig Jensen in 1987 has evolved over the years to a leading designer/manufacturer of rugged computer and electronic hardware.  On October 19, 2018, Crystal Group President, Scott Kongable, cut the ribbon for the new headquarters at 855 Metzger Drive, Hiawatha, IA. The unveiling of the...

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Tenant Spotlight: Keller Williams Realty Company

August 16, 2018 9:19 am Published by Comments Off on Tenant Spotlight: Keller Williams Realty Company

Are you buying or selling a house? Keller Williams Realty is one of our Armar Center Tenants, located at 4850 Armar Drive SE in Cedar Rapids. Keller Williams is a real estate company that has more than 175,000 associates and are in over 1100 market centers across the world. Keller...

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Tower Commerce Center: Crystal Group Progression

June 1, 2018 1:30 pm Published by Comments Off on Tower Commerce Center: Crystal Group Progression

Tremendous progress has been made on the Crystal Group Building since the Ground Breaking Ceremony in April 2017. The new building will allow for expanded capacity and growth, not just for the company, but for the community as well.  Along with the new 111,500 square foot facility, The Crystal Group...

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LimoLink

March 19, 2018 11:57 am Published by Comments Off on LimoLink

UPDATE: A Sign of Things to Come After a much anticipated wait, LimoLink is settling into their new headquarters at the Cemar Center in Marion. The office space is fully equipped with a large bistro style kitchen/break room and other comforts and amenities.  LimoLink employees can spend their break time...

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A Sign of Things to Come

October 4, 2017 11:09 am Published by Comments Off on A Sign of Things to Come

Armstrong Development Company is proud to welcome LimoLink to the Cemar Center in Marion, Iowa. LimoLink is a chauffeured ground transportation company offering chauffeur services in over 100 countries throughout the world. Its current Marion Headquarters will relocate to the Cemar Center in December 2017. LimoLink joins existing businesses in...

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Construction is Underway in Hiawatha **Update**

June 30, 2017 2:04 pm Published by Comments Off on Construction is Underway in Hiawatha **Update**

The newest additions to Tower Commerce Center are no longer just visions and blueprints, it’s becoming a reality. The excitement of construction ensues in Hiawatha as progress continues on the newest buildings within Tower Commerce Center. Tower Commerce Center, otherwise known as TCC, is a 57 acre business park located...

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Gringo’s is Open in the Armstrong Centre Food Court!

May 17, 2017 11:51 am Published by Comments Off on Gringo’s is Open in the Armstrong Centre Food Court!

It seems that just about anyone that has spent time in Downtown Cedar Rapids is familiar with Gringo’s. Everyone seems to know and love it. Which is why we are so excited to announce that Gringo’s is back! Co-owners Nicole Healy and Chris Burhans have teamed up to offer a...

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Construction is Underway in Hiawatha

May 8, 2017 4:40 pm Published by Comments Off on Construction is Underway in Hiawatha

There are familiar sights of spring we look forward to every year…blooming flowers, green grass, leaf filled trees and warmer weather to name a few.  Spring also brings a new sight this year for Armstrong Development Company in the Tower Commerce Center on Tower Terrace Road, just east of I-380....

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**Update**The Coffee Emporium Expansion

May 5, 2017 11:04 am Published by Comments Off on **Update**The Coffee Emporium Expansion

The construction on The Coffee Emporium is complete!   This Downtown favorite is still in the same convenient location but now provides additional space to sit and relax while enjoying coffee, breakfast or lunch.   The Coffee Emporium is part of the Armstrong Centre Food Court located on Third Avenue...

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Crystal Group Announces Expansion

May 4, 2017 1:57 pm Published by Comments Off on Crystal Group Announces Expansion

Crystal Group Inc., a leading designer/manufacturer of rugged computer hardware, recently announced their plans for a 17.5 million dollar business expansion development in Hiawatha. The current industrial site, located at 855 Metzger Road will be completely developed for a new 111,500 square foot office and manufacturing location to expand production...

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Waterloo financial firm sets up shop in Hiawatha

April 28, 2017 2:39 pm Published by Comments Off on Waterloo financial firm sets up shop in Hiawatha

Larry K. Fox & Associates, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, has entered the Corridor with a new office in Hiawatha. The firm, which specializes in wealth preservation and estate planning, was founded in 1971 in Waterloo before opening a satellite office in Davenport. The new office...

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DOT nearing decision on $15.4M for Tower Terrace Interchange

April 13, 2017 11:23 am Published by Comments Off on DOT nearing decision on $15.4M for Tower Terrace Interchange

Tower Terrace Interchange Funding Looks Promising  The initial funding scenario for the state’s next five-year highway plan to be presented in draft form next month includes $15.4 million for construction of the long-awaited I-380/Tower Terrace Road interchange. Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) staff have recommended in the scenario that the...

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The Coffee Emporium Expands

April 10, 2017 1:01 pm Published by Comments Off on The Coffee Emporium Expands

Cedar Rapids’ first downtown coffee shop is poised for a sizable expansion as the Armstrong Centre continues to remodel. The Coffee Emporium, located in the ground floor of the Armstrong Center at 220 Third Avenue SE, will double its space in the next month as the adjacent food court is...

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Tenant Spotlight: Modis

July 14, 2016 11:14 am Published by Comments Off on Tenant Spotlight: Modis

In April of 2016, Modis became the newest tenant of the Longfellow Square Office Park in Hiawatha, IA. Modis has become a leader in global Information Technology (IT) staffing, providing tech staffing to companies and assisting IT experts in finding employment throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Modis has...

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Armstrong Centre Welcomes New Tenant: The Refinery Salon & Co

May 26, 2016 11:33 am Published by Comments Off on Armstrong Centre Welcomes New Tenant: The Refinery Salon & Co

The Refinery Salon & Co is not your run of the mill hair salon and it is apparent from the moment you step inside our refined-industrial atmosphere. With our sleek urban look of the big city exposing 20 foot ceilings, original brick work, copper piping, wood feature wall, galvanized steel...

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New 6,000 SF Building Set For November 2015

June 11, 2015 2:51 pm Published by Comments Off on New 6,000 SF Building Set For November 2015

KDA Investments LLC announces a new building that is breaking ground in Hiawatha’s Longfellow Square. It will be a 6,000 square foot building that will house 1-3 tenants. Completion date is set for November 2015. If you would like further information about this project please call us at: 319-364-6533


Physicians Management Services of Iowa

June 11, 2015 2:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Physicians Management Services of Iowa

Physician Management Services of Iowa, LLC is the newest addition to the Longfellow Square family of businesses. PMSI was established in 1996 when owner, Lori Stuart, identified a need for a more personalized approach to medical billing and coding. What began as a single person home based career grew to...

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El Kahir Shrine New Building

June 11, 2015 9:50 am Published by Comments Off on El Kahir Shrine New Building

Located on Stamy Road in Hiawatha, is the newest addition to the Tower Commerce Center area. Supporting the surrounding community, Masonic principles have always prevailed. Such things as Brotherly Love, Relief and Truth are exemplified in the activities of the Shrine. The Shriner’s Hospitals for Children and the Burns Institutes...

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