West-North Central


KS: Kansas City Signs 20-year PPA with Westar Energy Wind Farm

January 2, 2019

The commission unanimously approved a measure converting half of its energy use to wind power in a 20-year agreement with Westar Energy. more >>


MN: DEED Approves $1.51 million in Job Creation Funding for Six Businesses

December 17, 2018

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) approved more than $1.51M for three businesses. more >>


MN: UnitedHealth Group to Train 50 Employees, Thanks to Grant from Minnesota DEED

December 13, 2018

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has awarded $161,779 to UnitedHealth Group to train 50 employees. more >>


KS, MO: Invenergy LLC Announces Plans for Transmission Line Project, Expected to Create Jobs

December 5, 2018

Invenergy LLC has announced plans to buy a transmission line project, honoring its commitment to helping rural economies and creating jobs. more >>


MN: Graco Plans Rogers Expansion, Will Add Jobs

November 30, 2018

Graco plans to create 84 jobs and invest $73 million to expand its operations in Rogers at the David A. Koch Center. 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 >>


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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>>



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Articles

blank Article | November 27, 2018
Ready to Roll: Designated and Certified Sites Get Businesses in Motion Fast

By: Linda Dobel

As the old saying goes, don’t let the grass grow under your feet. In other words, getting things going quickly is the best way to go. That’s...   More>>


blank Article | September 17, 2018
Hotspots and their Cool Business Attractions

By: Linda Dobel

It's important to examine what areas consider to be their most delightful qualities for livability to businesses and staffs. Its all here.   More>>


blank Article | September 17, 2018
The Minnesota Advantage

By: Kevin McKinnon

Did you know? Last year CNBC named Minnesota the 3rd-best state for business? Want to know why? We have the answers.   More>>


blank Article | July 2, 2018
Aviation is Central to Kansas’ Growing Economy

By: Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D.

Kansas may be known as a food producer, but did you know Kansas can also rightfully claim its spot as the Air Capital of the World?   More>>


blank Article | April 30, 2018
Finding a New Home: Locating a Corporate Headquarters

By: David Hickey

Siting a corp. HQ is a unique site selection project. Before testing the waters, read on to become an expert on key dynamics to HQ success.   More>>