August 12, 2022

A Business Tries to Solve a Town’s Housing Problem

by The Journal.

Background show artwork for The Journal.

The Pella Corporation, manufacturer of windows and doors, is headquartered in a small town in Iowa. When a shortage of housing and amenities hindered its ability to hire and grow, the company decided to tackle some of these problems themselves. WSJ’s Charity Scott tells the complicated tale of a modern company town.


Further Reading

- Facing Labor Shortages, Pella Reinvents the Company Town in Rural Iowa  


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