West-North Central


IA: Econ Board OKs Projects, Creating 340 Jobs, $632M in Capital Investment

May 20, 2019

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board approved projects for five legacy companies. more >>


MO: Evolution St. Louis Launches Manufacturing Facility, to Hire 50

May 17, 2019

Evolution St. Louis announced the opening of a high-tech flat-bed knit manufacturing facility using 3D and seamless-knitting technology. more >>


MN: 6 Minnesota Businesses Awarded $1.5M from Job Creation Fund

May 17, 2019

Business expansion projects in six Minnesota locations will create more than 200 new jobs over the next three years. more >>


KS: CarMax Hiring 300 for New Customer Center in Kansas City Region

May 8, 2019

CarMax is opening a new Customer Experience Center this July in Olathe, Kansas, creating approximately 300 jobs. more >>


MN: Graco to Expand in Rochester, Adding 84 Jobs

May 7, 2019

The internationally recognized manufacturer of fluid handling equipment for industrial and commercial applications, will invest $73 million. 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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blank Article | March 23, 2019
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>>


blank Article | March 22, 2019
Feeding the Economy

By: Jennifer Alten

Food and agricultural processing not only provide fuel for appetites. Their prodigious output is also fueling economies throughout the U.S. These...   More>>


blank Article | January 31, 2019
These Locations Offer Transportation Options to Help Move Product

By: Peter Francesconi

In today’s world, it’s all about access. For every business, access is a key to success—access to materials, access to a labor force and,...   More>>


blank Article | January 31, 2019
Missouri—Central to Success in North America

By: Rob Dixon

Run a line through the United States that perfectly bisects the country’s north-south population and it will run smack dab through the middle of...   More>>


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>>