Posts Categorized: HBA Iowa Weekly Updates

Weekly Update October 24, 2013

HBAI New Office Location

 We will have a new HBAI office setup in mid-December with plans to move into the Capitol Center III building near the Iowa Capitol.  It’s very central to our conduct of business and the idea of being neighbors with quite a few state power players is very exciting.  Our neighbors in the same hallway include the taxpayers association and the Association of Business and Industry (ABI).  There will be a cost savings compared to our current space, plenty of parking, and it’s easy to get to.  The use of ABI’s training facilities and board room will also save us money.
HBAI Board of Directors & Annual Meeting on November 13 
Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the Fall Board of Directors and HBAI Annual meeting on November 13 at the Czech Museum in Cedar Rapids.  It’s going to be an exciting meeting. 
Save Approximately $3,500 in Property Taxes – It Takes 10 Minutes
The Iowa legislature passed legislation in the past legislative session to make an attempt at giving some equality to the tax paid on commercial/industrial property in comparison to residential property.  In order to be able to qualify for the business property tax credit, you have to apply for the credit which should take you no more than 10 minutes to complete the …
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HBA Iowa News Oct 17th 2013

IBS Show – Iowa Information
We have a 30 room block at the Golden Nugget for the International Builders Show in Las Vegas next February.  Rooms are priced at $69 for the Carson Tower and $99 for the Rush Tower King.  We are planning an Iowa night party on Wednesday, February 5 at the Golden Nugget.  Details on the block code will be in next week’s newsletter.
Sponsors Needed for Iowa Night Party at IBS
Traditionally we have asked for sponsorships to subsidize the Iowa Night Party.  If your company would like to be one of those sponsors, please contact HBAI Executive Officer Jay Iverson.  We would like to raise at least $2k and the more we raise, the more we can party.  Thank you in advance!
Facebook – Okay, Five of you “Liked” it – let’s get a few more…

Okay, so we’re only a few years behind on this, but our Facebook page is up and running.  As soon as we get more people liking and following it we’ll start posting good stuff on there. We’re sure more of you use Facebook than that.  You may receive an email invitation, if we can figure it out.

HBAI Executive Officer Jay Iverson met with Iowa First District candidate Rod Blum last week to discuss our …
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