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Iowa American Water in Davenport is getting some much needed elbow room. The utility will move from its current home at 5201 Grand Ave. into a new $10 million, state-of-the-art facility next year on the city’s northwest side. “We’ve just outgrown our facility. … We’ve been converting closets into office space,” Randy Moore, president of Iowa American Water, said at a brief ground-breaking ceremony Tuesday morning, Oct. 4, at the construction site. Iowa American’s new home is being built at 3409 Research Parkway. That ceremony brought together about 40 people from Iowa American Water and Bush Construction. If all goes according to schedule, the company will move into its new 41,000-square-foot facility next year. The office space part of the building is expected to be complete next summer, with a truck bay portion set for completion in late summer or fall of 2023. In fact, work has already begun on the 38-acre site, which is located next to the John T. Blong Technology Center. Work crews were busy doing site grading work during the ground-breaking ceremony. (During the event, Bush Construction President and CEO A.J. Loss called the work the “sweet hum” of machinery.) Foundation work is expected to begin in a couple of weeks, and the building construction is scheduled to kickoff in early November, Mr. Loss added. The new facility will cost a bit more than $10 million, said Mr. Moore. “The numbers are still coming in, but it’s somewhere north of $10 million.”