West-North Central


MN: Cirtec Medical to Add 30,000 sq. ft. to its Minneapolis Mfg Facility

February 24, 2017

Provider of design and contract manufacturing services for active implants and minimally invasive surgical devices to expand facility. more >>


MO: Ardent IT Solutions Grows at Home in St. Charles, Adding 10 Jobs

February 22, 2017

A St. Charles-based IT startup founded in 2016 already experiencing rapid growth is investing in the community, adding positions. more >>


IA: IEDA Awards to Support $80+M in Capital Investments, 82 New Jobs

February 21, 2017

Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board awarded direct financial assistance & tax benefits to 3 co.s for job creation, expansion projects. more >>


SD: Equity Trust Relocating to Renovated Equity Square in Sioux Falls

February 20, 2017

Retirement plan firm invested $1+M to renovate its new 13,000-sq-ft office located in the former DM&E building in Sioux Falls, SD. more >>


MO: AutoAlert to Relocate HQ, Expand in Downtown Kansas City, Hire 300

February 13, 2017

Leader in automotive software communications utilizing data mining & trade-cycle management tools moving HQ from CA to Kansas City, MO. more >>



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Dodge City Industrial Park

April 5, 2016

The Dodge City Industrial Park site is flat, with no flood history. No major earthwork would be required for drainage or pre-construction leveling.... more >>


Aerial Business Park

Dodge City Business Park

April 5, 2016

The Dodge City Business Park is a planned development ideal for light-industrial, warehousing, distribution or for professional, medical and... more >>


Case Studies

blank Case study | September 9, 2011
Success in the Heart of the Heartland: Missouri CORE   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Central Missouri is not just at the heart of Missouri; it’s at the heart of America. That position has motivated hundreds of businesses to locate... More>>


Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation Case study | March 9, 2011
Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation - Great Things are Happening in Rural Places   

By: Jennifer Alten

In rural, north central Missouri, a handful of counties have banded together to prove that their sum is greater than their parts. The driving... More>>


Case study | August 31, 2009
St. Charles, Missouri - The City that Works for Business   

By: Andrea Johnson

For more than two centuries, St. Charles has had a powerful reputation as a progressive community that’s an exceptional place to do business –... More>>


Case study | February 28, 2009
Joplin - Where the Past is Present   

By: Juli Anne Patty

There are some towns in America that truly remember the heritage that made them the vibrant cities they are today. They shape their own futures with... More>>


White Papers

White Paper | March 18, 2016
Cyberstates 2016   

CompTIA presents its 17th-annual edition of Cyberstates to use as an accessible reference tool for national and state-level tech sector data. More>>


White Paper | April 24, 2013
Bioscience Economic Development Report 2013   

Bioscience Economic Development Report 2013 highlights legislative priorities, best practices and return on investment. The Report shows the bio... More>>


White Paper | April 16, 2012
NAIOP: How Fuel Costs Affect Logistics Strategies   

Today's high oil and fuel prices are spurring companies to reevaluate their supply chains and distribution networks in a quest to find offsetting... More>>


White Paper | April 16, 2012
The Pew Center on States: Evidence Counts: Evaluating State Tax Incentives for Jobs and Growth   

Every state offers tax incentives to attract, retain, and expand businesses and jobs. But no state ensures that policy makers rely on good evidence... More>>



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Articles

Logistics Article | December 6, 2016
Move It On Out: Locations Highlight their Logistics Options

By: Linda Dobel

An exclusive look at select U.S. locations to consider if getting your commodities and products smoothly to market is a top priority.   More>>


Kansas Article | December 6, 2016
Kansas: A Picture of Business Success Enhanced by Top-Notch Quality of Life

By: Governor Sam Brownback

Seeking a location with a superb business climate, infrastructure and quality of life? The state of Kansas is a haven for all of that.   More>>


Logistics Article | December 6, 2016
Exploring the Important Secondary North American Distribution Markets

By: Rich Thompson

Be ready for a surprise. The largest distribution markets in the U.S. are most familiar, but the lesser-known markets should pique your interest.   More>>


blank Article | September 28, 2016
Missouri Advanced Manufacturing: Tech, Talent & Trade

By: Governor Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon

Now is the time to learn how Missouri’s low-cost business environment helps businesses reach into new markets and grow existing ones.   More>>


blank Article | September 26, 2016
What Advanced Manufacturers Need to Thrive in the U.S.

By: Michelle Comerford, Kyle Syers

Check out how technology has changed how things are made, leading to a new name for the manufacturing industry: advanced manufacturing.   More>>