The Siouxland Initiative has been recognized as one of the top 12 economic development organizations in the United States in 2012 by Site Selection magazine.
TSI functions as the economic development arm of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce.
Ron Starner, General Manager of Site Selection magazine, says "This year's 'Best to Invest Top Groups in the U.S.' all demonstrated a resiliency to bounce back from previous economic setbacks. In addition, they continued a long track record of supporting innovation and entrepreneurship in their communities.
The rankings were based on new jobs, new jobs per 10,000 residents, new investment amount and new investment per 10,000 residents.
The organizations were also scrutinized for innovation, leadership and customer service.