Kansas City Area Development Council
Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Kansas City Area Development Council articles below.
As the nation’s top wheat producer, Kansas has long been an agribiz leader. The Sunflower State also is in the top tier for food manufacturing.
The pretzel and snack products manufacturer will make a significant investment in the construction of a new 146,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art production facility at VenturePark in Lawrence, KS.
Online petfood retailer Chewy, Inc. will open a new 800,000-square-foot eCommerce fulfillment center in Belton, MO.
The California-based beverage manufacturer's new 420,000-square-foot facility will create nearly 50 jobs in Kansas City, MO.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food & Agriculture will relocate operations from DC to KC; the project is expected to bring 568 new jobs to the area.
The online retailer will create more than 100 jobs at its new 517,000-square-foot operation in Kansas City, KS.
The new facility in the Skyport Industrial Park will create more than 360 new jobs across the Kansas City, MO region.
Turn5 will create more than 100 jobs in the region with its new 365,000-square-foot distribution center in Lenexa, KS.
The auto insurer evaluated multiple U.S. locations for the operation, choosing to invest nearly $10 million in Lenexa, KS.
The new 250,000-square-foot automotive manufacturing plant will bring 300 new jobs to the Kansas City metro region.
Virbac Corporation will consolidate its distribution operations in a facility at Kansas City's Hunt Midwest SubTropolis to tap into the benefits provided by the KC Animal Health Corridor.
AutoAlert will bring 200 new jobs to the city, which was selected for its revitalized and growing downtown area, access to tech talent, and convenient transportation options.
US Farathane will supply GM facility in Fairfax, KS; will invest $51M and create 267 new jobs.
Kubota plans to have the facility operational during the third quarter of 2015.
Yanfeng USA Automotive Trim Systems, an industry leader in interior component supplies, to make $45 million capital investment.