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KS: New Nor-Am Cold Storage Facility Means 90 New Jobs in Dodge City

October 21, 2020

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly recently applauded the announcement of a new, 148,000-square-foot Nor-Am Cold Storage facility in Dodge City. more >>


MN: ISG Accelerates Growth with New Office in Rochester, Will Employ 25

October 15, 2020

ISG, a leading professional design firm in architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental solutions, plans to open a new office in Rochester,... more >>


MO: Watermark Residential to Develop Major O'Fallon Apartment Community

October 8, 2020

Watermark Residential has acquired approximately 19 acres of land in the affluent St. Louis suburb of O’Fallon to develop its fourth apartment... more >>


MO: Kawasaki Adds Assembly Lines and 110 Jobs at Maryville Facility

October 2, 2020

Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., U.S.A., plans to add lines to its current assembly department in Maryville, creating 110 additional jobs in the... more >>


KS: 'Grain Belt Express' Energy Line Could Create 968 Jobs, $8B Investment

October 2, 2020

New 800-mile Grain Belt Express electric transmission line will carry low-cost, Kansas wind energy to consumers across the Midwest. 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

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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

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>>


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Feeding the Economy: A Continuing Need

By: Tracey Schelmetic

While much of the nation’s economy has seen changes, one fundamental thing hasn’t altered: people still need to eat. Regions that produce food...   More>>


blank Article | March 18, 2020
Paths to Success

By: Peter Francesconi

Whether it’s at the crossroads of major highways and rail lines, or along a waterway with easy access to a key port, or close to a major airport...   More>>


blank Article | March 18, 2020
Missouri: The Center of Success

By: Kristie Davis

Missouri is North America’s rail, river, road, air and pipeline crossroads, and a booming epicenter of commerce, able to get products anywhere in...   More>>


blank Article | October 22, 2019
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>>