Missouri

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout Missouri.

Missouri

Missouri: The Show-Me State Shines Bright

Plans for Meta to build a hyperscale data center in Kansas City, MO is among the projects popping up in the state.
build back better

U.S. EDA Announces 21 Build Back Better Regional Challenge Winners

A marquee initiative of EDA’s American Rescue Plan, this program awards between $25 and $65 million to rebuild regional economies across the nation.
American Rescue Plan

Good Jobs Challenge Awards 32 Entities Grant Money

Part of the American Rescue Plan, the program through the U.S. EDA focuses on assisting innovations in workforce development.
FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup 2026 To Boost Economy Across 16 Host Cities

The 16 Host Cities picked for FIFA World Cup 2026 were selected based on transportation, human rights, stadium infrastructure, fan fest locations and training sites.
Missouri Economic Development

Missouri Economic Development: Showing The Way

The Show Me State is ideally positioned to attract businesses. G. Subash Alias, CEO, Missouri Partnership, shares his outlook for the partnership and the state.
Diversity equity and inclusion

Building An Equity-Driven Workforce

Diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives level the playing field for workforce growth and economic gains.
Hillyard Missouri

Hillyard To Invest Over $50M In Missouri Expansion

Cleaning and hygiene solutions company Hillyard, Inc. will invest over $50 million, retain more than 200 jobs at its downtown St. Joseph, MO location.
Ford Midwest Expansion

Ford To Create 6,200 New Jobs In Michigan, Ohio, Missouri

Ford's $3.7B Midwest investment across Michigan, Ohio and Missouri will support production of 2 million EVs a year by end of 2026, strengthen portfolio of gas-powered vehicles.
Nestlé Professional USA Trenton Missouri

Nestlé Professional USA Investing $7.5M In Missouri Expansion

Nestlé Professional USA, the out-of-home division of Nestlé, will create more than 30 jobs with its Trenton, MO expansion project.
Manufacturing Industry Locations

Locations For The Manufacturing Industry: On The Bright Side

Economic developers are going to great lengths to highlight their advantages as competition dramatically increases for new manufacturing locations.
Toyota vehicle electrification

Toyota Investing $383M In EV Growth Across Four States

Engine, casting investment across Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee will further Toyota’s vehicle electrification efforts.
Global Supply Chain

Linking The Global Supply Chain

A number of states are now in the matchmaking business, all trying to help companies solve their increasingly complex and demanding supply chain issues.
Meta Kansas City Data Center

Meta Picks Kansas City For $800M Hyperscale Data Center

Meta's nearly 1 million-square-foot data center in the Kansas City region will be supplied by 100% renewable energy, support 100 jobs.
aviation industry

The Aerospace Industry: Soaring Away

Expectations that the COVID-19 pandemic may soon ease is giving some hope to aviation and aerospace executives, who anticipate that the commercial end of the business will soon rebound.
Utilities Economic Development

Top Utilities: More Power To You

From municipally-owned power providers to expansive regional entities, these top utilities of 2021 did much more than provide energy.
ALPLA

Global Plastic Manufacturer ALPLA Selects Missouri For New Facility

ALPLA Inc. will construct a new 246,000-square-foot facility in Kansas City, MO, creating 75 jobs.
Innovation Hubs

Innovation Hubs: Where Innovation Lives

An $80-billion program proposed by President Biden is aiming to spur sustainable growth by supporting the establishment of innovation centers in regions hampered by underinvestment.
quality of life

Quality of Life: Working Where It’s Great To Live

Take our quality of life tour and paddle your way through our showcase of locations that have it all: a live/work/play balance with lots of choices for the live and play parts.
AgTech St. Louis, MO

Two Agtech Companies Growing In St. Louis Region

AeroFarms will establish a new indoor vertical farm, Ostara will invest $25 million In the St. Louis region.
Deli Star Corporation St. Louis, Missouri

Deli Star Establishing New Missouri HQ

Deli Star selected St. Louis, MO for its new headquarters and manufacturing facility thanks in part to a highly-skilled and available talent pool, low business costs, and quality of life.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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