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MN: JunoPacific to Expand in Brooklyn Park, Creating 136 Jobs

April 13, 2021

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has awarded $1.64 million in grants to assist JunoPacific with its expansion in... more >>


IA: Dunham Sports to Open Store in Mason City, Creating 40 Jobs

April 5, 2021

Dunham’s Sports will open a store in Mason City, IA this summer, bringing up to 40 new full-time and part-time jobs to the community. more >>


KS: Accelerate360 to Expand in Olathe, Creating 167 Jobs

March 30, 2021

Accelerate360, a marketing, sales, logistics, and media conglomerate, will be expanding operations in Olathe, Kansas. more >>


IA: IEDA Approves Awards to 10 Projects, Creating 179 Jobs

March 22, 2021

IEDA Board approves projects from seven established and three startup companies in Iowa, creating 179 jobs. more >>


MN: FL: Kalera Buys Growing Facility in St. Paul, Will Generate 70 Jobs

March 16, 2021

Vertical farming company Kalera has bought a facility in St. Paul, Minn., that it plans to convert into its eighth growing location. 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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IA: State Makes Progress Toward Reaching Postsecondary Attainment Goal

March 5, 2020

Iowa’s postsecondary educational attainment increased to 60.2% in 2019, growing by 2.6% from 57.6% reported in 2018. more >>


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

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>>


Articles

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CiCi Awards 2021 Community Impact Awards

By: Tracey Schelmetic

A company’s decision to locate a new facility or expand an existing one can have a profound effect on a community, and it can go well beyond a...   More>>


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CiCi Awards 2021 Corporate Investment Awards

By: Tracey Schelmetic

While 2020 has certainly presented some challenges on the corporate investment front, many large projects continued apace, and the year is shaping up...   More>>


blank Article | April 7, 2021
America’s Top Sites for Business Prosperity and an Enjoyable Life

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Have a look at some of the top locations for businesses seeking to pursue their goals of success and leadership while enjoying a quality of life that...   More>>


blank Article | January 5, 2021
Missouri: An Investment Destination for Growing Companies

By: Rob Dixon

Missouri is a leader in banking, investment, and professional services. The technology industry has experienced tremendous growth, with tech...   More>>


blank Article | July 29, 2020
The Future of Food Processing in Iowa

By: Debi Durham

With millions of acres of fertile land, plentiful raw materials and abundant sources of renewable energy, Iowa has built upon its long history as a...   More>>