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Business Report: Missouri – E-Commerce Fulfillment Center Set For Kansas City

Gov-Jay-Nixon_quote will invest $3.4 million in its new facility, which will serve as a hub for online orders of school supplies.

New Resource Announced For Cities Seeking Innovation And Economic Revitalization


The program will allow city officials access to best practices and advice from national experts on community development, economic development, operations, budget and other key issues.

Report Explores Sectors And Metros Driving Construction Jobs Recovery

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Study from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists International reveals the top 10 metros for employment in commercial construction. Providence, RI-metro region tops the list.

Kansas City, MO Assembly Plant Preps To Launch All-New Ford Transit

Ford this week begins welcoming nearly 1,000 new employees at its Kansas City Assembly Plant to prepare for the launch of the all-new Ford Transit that goes on sale in the U.S. this summer. The company also is announcing that 175 additional employees will be hired by March to help build the new Transit. (PRNewsFoto/Ford Motor Company)

Ford has welcomed nearly 1,000 new employees at its Kansas City Assembly Plant to prepare for the launch of the all-new Ford Transit, which goes on sale in the United States this summer.

Aviation Maintenance Provider Plans To Create More Than 500 New Jobs In Kansas City


Kansas City will be the company’s first location outside of the state of Washington. ATS evaluated locations across the U.S. for this facility.

FEATURE STORY: The Cultural Roots Of High-Tech Growth

The Rocky Mountain Innosphere is a non-profit technology incubator formed to accelerate the success of high-impact scientific and technology startup companies and promote the development of a regional entrepreneurial ecosystem in Colorado. (Photo:

Locations that have a history of nurturing entrepreneurship may have a head start on spurring startups and developing high-tech hubs. From the September/October 2013 issue.

BNSF Opens New Logistics Park Intermodal Facility In Kansas

First train to arrive at BNSF's LPKC intermodal facility.

The business park has 500,000 square feet of speculative distribution building space available for warehouse and distribution centers.

BUSINESS REPORT: Missouri – Ford Invests $1.1 Billion In Kansas City Truck Plant Expansion

On May 02-2013, Ford Motor Company announced it would add a third crew and more than 2,000 jobs at the Kansas City Assembly Plant which builds the F-150. Ford will also start production of the Ford Transit in 2014 at the plant. (Photo: Sam VarnHagen/Ford Motor Co.)

Ford’s F-Series assembly line is adding more than 2,000 jobs to support high demand for F-150 trucks and new transit vans. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission Announces Grant Recipients

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The nine grantees were selected by the CAIC through an application and review process. The selection process included a review by an independent panel consisting of arts and economic development professionals.