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IA: IEDA Approves Development Projects from 4 Companies, Creating 91 Jobs

January 22, 2020

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board approved an award for a legacy company in Fort Madison. more >>


KS: A Place for Mom Selects KC Region for New Office, to Create 600+ Jobs

January 17, 2020

A Place for Mom, Inc. (APFM) announced the opening of its new office in Overland Park, Kansas, with plans to create more than 600 jobs in the metro... more >>


KS: Garmin Begins Second Phase Of HQ Expansion, to Add 1,700 Workers

January 3, 2020

Garmin Ltd. is starting the second phase of a $200 million expansion project at its Olathe, Kan., headquarters, expecting to add 1,700 employees. more >>


MN: DEED Awards $3M for Infrastructure, to Create or Retain 500 Jobs

December 27, 2019

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is awarding three projects $2.86 million for infrastructure development. more >>


IA: IEDA Board Approves Projects from Four Companies, to Create 386 Jobs

December 26, 2019

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board approved awards for four legacy companies in Cherokee, Des Moines and Dubuque. 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 >>


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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 >>


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MN: 14 New Projects Funded by the Minnesota Jobs Skills Partnership

November 5, 2019

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded workforce development grants totaling nearly $3 million. more >>


IA: Clinton County Offers First-Of-Its-Kind Student Loan Repayment Program

October 17, 2019

Clinton County, Iowa, is helping post-secondary educated individuals in their communities pay off student loans. more >>


MO: State Receives $1.3 Million in Apprenticeship Funding

July 29, 2019

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson recently announced $1.3 million from the U.S. Department of Labor’s State Apprenticeship Expansion Grant program. more >>


MO: DED Issues Call for Workforce Training Initiative Proposals

July 25, 2019

The Missouri Dept. of Economic Development announced proposals are being accepted for the Workforce Training Initiative through Sept. 30. more >>


Case Studies

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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>>


Articles

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Great Locations for Businesses—and Their Employees

By: Peter Francesconi

For site selection experts and executives, evaluating different areas in terms of utilities, transportation infrastructure, access to markets, etc.,...   More>>


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Aviation is at the Heart of Kansas’ Growing Economy

By: Governor Laura Kelly

Kansas may be known for its geographically central location, as a leading producer of wheat and beef, and where freedom-loving pioneers would make a...   More>>


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2019 CiCi Awards: Community Impact

By: Peter Francesconi

A company’s decision to locate a new facility or expand an existing one can have a profound effect on a community. For the 14th annual CiCi Awards...   More>>


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Base of Operations: Finding the Best Location for a Corporate HQ

By: David Hickey

Location decisions require a strategic approach with attention placed on key factors specific to the project’s requirements. The decision should...   More>>


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Consider the Options in Medical Manufacturing Site Selection

By: Larry Gigerich

The global market for the medical device and equipment manufacturing industry, also known as Medtech, is estimated to reach $409.5 billion by 2023....   More>>



 


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