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KS: Medline to Build Bonner Springs Distribution Center, Creating 100 Jobs

October 15, 2021

Medline, the country’s largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies, will invest $77.5 million to construct a new... more >>


KS: Agribusiness Bartlett To Create New Soybean Facility, With 50 Jobs

October 14, 2021

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly applauded plans from Bartlett, to invest $325 million in a large soybean crushing facility project in Montgomery County. more >>


MO: Amazon to Hire 400 More Workers for Massive New Fulfillment Center

September 30, 2021

Amazon's new 1.3 million-sq.-ft. fulfillment center in Republic, Mo., has already created 1,400 jobs, and the company is looking to add at least 400... more >>


NE: 1623 Farnam Announces Data Center Expansion in Omaha

September 23, 2021

1623 Farnam, a regional leader in network-neutral, edge interconnection and data center services, announces the opening of its expanded edge data... more >>


IEDA Board Approves Six Projects, Expected to Create Nearly 600 Jobs

September 20, 2021

The IEDA Board approved awards for three companies, which will assist in the creation of 586 jobs and result in nearly $48.8 million in capital... 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

blank Article | September 28, 2021
A Workforce for the Future, and Quality of Life Considerations

By: Tracey Schelmetic

To thrive in 2022 and beyond, companies need an educated workforce with the right resources to support their families. To attract skilled employees,...   More>>


blank Article | September 28, 2021
Kansas: A Exceptional Place to Live, Work and Play

By: Trade & Industry Development

Kansas is home to a vast network of diverse, quality and precision manufacturing companies. With products ranging from fuselages to food and...   More>>


blank Article | June 28, 2021
Manufacturing 4.0: Iowa’s Blueprint for a Technology Revolution

By: Debi Durham

Iowa’s extensive history of supplying global markets with a wide range of goods – from food products and pharmaceuticals to aerospace electronics...   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>>