Barry is a progressive community that prides itself on being “business friendly”. The recent development of the Barry Business Park has spurred economic growth both inside and outside of the business park. Barry’s strategic location directly on Interstate 72 provides the community with various prime development options. To assist entrepreneurs, the City of Barry offers revolving loan funds and various incentives.
In addition, our community boasts a high quality of life. Barry's three parks, public library, swimming pool, YMCA, and public golf course, coupled with our various festivals and events offer a variety of activities for residents and visitors. Barry is also a fiber to the home community!!
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Barry is a rural community that is poised to grow into the future. Our strategic location on Interstate 72, within a days drive of many major markets makes our community a great low cost rural location with quality of life amenities often unseen in rural communities of our size. City leadership recently developed incentives such as TIF, Enterprise Zone,and Revolving Loan Funds to attract new development and jobs to our community. Workforce? being located where we are provides easy access to our regional rural workforce close to 100,000. We are an aggressive community seeking investment. Give us a call to find out what we are able to do.
Current and Future Development
The city recently attracted a 75,000 sq. ft medical research facility along I-72. Prime land is available along this corridor. A 7 acre lot is for sale for $1.00 in our established business park.