West-North Central


MO: Frick’s Quality Meats Expands in Washington, Creating 40 Jobs

July 13, 2017

Manufacturer of smoked meats & sausages will break ground on an 18,000-sq-ft expansion to its existing 120,000-sq-ft facility. more >>


SD: Gage Brothers to Construct New $40M Sioux Falls Plant

July 11, 2017

A 100-year-old co. to construct a new plant featuring a state-of-the-art technology rarely used in the mfg of precast concrete in the U.S. more >>


MO: Chameleon Integrated Services to Expand HQ, Create 60 Jobs in St. Louis

July 10, 2017

IT staffing co. increasing workforce a result of growth it expects as it expands services into the private sector market over next 3 to 5 years. more >>


KS: Kindred Biosciences Acquires Mfg Plant with 2 Buildings on 8 Acres

June 28, 2017

Acquisition will allow biopharmaceutical co. to recruit additional talent to support the manufacture of drugs and biologics for companion animals. more >>


MO: The Whitlock Co. Plans New Facility in Kansas City, Creating 36 Jobs

June 26, 2017

Full-service accounting firm acquired RPA Consulting, will onboard 15 RPA employees, make room for additional 36 new positions. 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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blank Article | June 28, 2017
Iowa is a Robust Manufacturing State – Surprised?

By: Governor Kim Reynolds

Did you know? Iowa employs over 200,000 skilled workers and advanced manufacturing is Iowa’s single largest industry, 3x more than agriculture.   More>>


blank Article | June 27, 2017
Light Manufacturing is the Heavy Weight Champ throughout the U.S.

By: Jennifer Alten

See where businesses that specialize in light manufacturing have found skilled employees and are enjoying tremendous success.   More>>


blank Article | May 5, 2017
2017 Community Impact Awards

By: Jennifer Alten

It’s hard to capture the immeasurable impact businesses can have on a community, yet the CiCi Awards Community Impact category does just that.   More>>


blank Article | May 5, 2017
2017 Corporate Investment Awards

By: Jennifer Alten

What does corporate investment look like? For our 15 CiCi Awards Corporate Investment recipients, it means investing more than $11B.   More>>


blank Article | March 1, 2017
Site Selection Factors Impacting the Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry

By: Larry Gigerich

A blueprint for medical device & diagnostics practitioners to find the ideal site location & workforce within this $65B global business sector.   More>>