Recognizing Waverly's Business Achievements

Van Am Defense Systems

New Business, 2024 

Van Am Defense Systems has opened a manufacturing facility in Waverly which will focus on large format fabrication and machining for the defense and industrial sectors.

North Ridge Elementary School

New School, 2023

The first of two new elementary schools has opened in Waverly. Construction of North Ridge Elementary has been completed while construction of a second elementary school, Prairie West Elementary, is nearing completion.

Taco Bell

New Restaurant, 2023

Taco Bell constructed a new restaurant in the 4th Street SW commercial corridor. They are the first to build in the newly platted Southgate commercial subdivision.

Waverly Child Care & Preschool

Expansion & Remodel, 2023

Waverly Child Care & Preschool has completed a building addition that has the capacity to double their enrollment. The project also includes a remodel of their existing space.

Waverly Industrial Rehab

New Business, 2023

Waverly Industrial Rehab joined the Waverly business community, offering occupational health and wellness services in a state-of-the-art facility on Bremer Avenue.

Elsamiller Electric

New Facility, 2023

Elsamiller Electric has completed construction of a new facility that will enable them to continue to grow their business operations in Waverly.

WireManagers, LLC

New Business, 2023

WireManagers, LLC has relocated their operations to Waverly.  The small family-owned company assembles wire harnesses for various customers. 

Waverly Health Center

Expansion & Remodel, 2022

Waverly Health Center has completed a $36 million expansion and renovation project that includes a new emergency department, a larger Christophel Clinic and expanded outpatient medical services.

Red Fox Redevelopment

Redevelopment Project, 2021

A project has been announced for the former Red Fox Inn property. The facility will be redeveloped into a mixed-use development that will include market rate apartments, hotel rooms, banquet facilities, a restaurant and more.

Families First Child Care & Learning Center

New Facility, 2021

United Equipment Accessories

Expansion, 2020

United Equipment Accessories has completed a facility expansion, adding 20,000 sf of new production space. The project also entails the remodel of existing space to allow for improved operations and continued growth. A leader in the custom design and manufacture of custom components for motion applications, UEA employs 146 in their Waverly facility.

Titan Machinery Inc.
New Facility, 2020

Titan Machinery, Inc. constructed a new facility in Waverly in 2020. Titan Machinery offers new and used agriculture equipment and full-service parts and service support to Waverly and the surrounding area. 

The Accel Group
Fall 2019

The Accel Group, one of the largest Iowa-based insurance agencies in the state, is constructing a new headquarters building in Waverly to accommodate present and future growth. The state-of-the-art office building will feature collaborative spaces, designated areas for video conferences and meetings, a café with outdoor patio for employees, and 1,750 square feet of open space for employee and client events. The Accel Group employs approximately 30 team members in Waverly.

Network Control
Expansion, Summer 2019

Network Control, a pioneer and leader in the Telecom Expense Management (TEM) industry, announced that they have inked a deal to move into and renovate property located at 215 20th Street NW in Waverly.  The move, which will take place by mid-summer 2019, nearly doubles the company’s workspace in support of continued business growth. Network Control employs 70 team members in Waverly.

CMI Roadbuilding, Inc.
December 2016

CMI Roadbuilding, Inc. has purchased Terex Corp's former Waverly, IA crane manufacturing facility. CMI's product portfolio offers an extensive range of branded products many of which have been recently redesigned and updated. The product range includes asphalt and concrete plants, milling machines, concrete paving and specialty compaction equipment. 

Winnebago Industries

New Facility, September 2015

Winnebago Industries has opened a sub-assembly plant in Waverly. The facility is located in Waverly's SW Business Park at 1919 8th St. SW and manufactures wire loom assemblies for the company's motorhomes. The Waverly production facility employs 70 full time workers with a capital investment of $1.5 to $2 million. 

Cobblestone Inn and Suites
New Facility, January 2015

Cobblestone Inn and Suites has announced plans to construct a 4-story business class hotel in downtown Waverly valued at $3.4 million.  Slated to open in summer 2015, the hotel will feature 45 guest rooms with amenities that appeal to the business traveler. 

Hibbett Sports
New Retail Store, December 2014

National sporting goods retailer Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. opened its newest store in Waverly in December 2014 and will employs approximately eight full and part-time team members.

Dollar Tree
New Retail Store, December 2014

National discount retailer Dollar Tree is now open.

Farmers State Bank
New Bank Facility, Opening Spring 2015

Farmers State Bank, headquartered in Jesup, Iowa will be constructing a new branch office in Waverly. The branch will offer a lobby, Drive Up window, full service ATM and online banking. Farmers State Bank has 10 branch locations and over $500 million in assets.

United Equipment Accessories
Expansion, August 2014

United Equipment Accessories, a leader in the custom design and manufacture of custom components for motion applications, has announced plans for a 20,000 sf expansion of their facility in Waverly. This expansion, valued at $1.6 million, will increase production capacity for development of a new hydraulic swivel product line. United Equipment employs 120 in Waverly.

Peoples Insurance Agency
Expansion, September 2012

Peoples Insurance Agency has announced plans for a $500,000 addition to their facility in Waverly’s SW Business Park. A family owned and operated independent insurance agency providing insurance solutions in 44 states, Peoples Insurance will be adding 45 new jobs to its professional workforce in Waverly.

GMT Corporation
Expansion, July 2011

GMT Corporation has announced plans for expansion of their operations in Waverly. GMT specializes in machining large iron castings and the fabrication of large steel assemblies with customers that include John Deere, Caterpillar and Terex. The company's project includes a new 46,000-square-foot building and the purchase of up to $25 million in new machinery and equipment, for a total capital investment of $29.8 million. The expansion will result in the addition of 22 full-time jobs. 

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