If you are looking to expand or grow your company in the U.S., Missouri is your best choice. Missouri has a statewide commitment to business attraction and business growth.
What that means, is that we are ready to work with you to make the journey from the initial site search to the day you open for business as risk free, painless and efficient as possible.
In Missouri we understand that relocating or expanding into a new area can be daunting and even challenging at times. With so many different risk factors and potential challenges it is important to make sure you choose a state with a long history of actively working to reduce your company’s risks.
In Missouri, we reduce risks through first-class support and site selection assistance. Our team is committed to your success and works statewide to find the best solutions for your unique business goals and challenges. Think of us as your business expansion concierge service.
Missouri provides companies with low business costs and a solid business foundation, financial and otherwise. In Missouri, taxes and business costs don’t eat up all of your company’s profits, and our 50+ years of AAA bond rating is representative of Missouri’s solid financial acumen and stable financial foundations.
Missouri also recently became a right-to-work state. This bars employers from requiring employees to become, remain or refrain from becoming a member of a labor organization, or pay dues or other charges required of labor organization members as a condition of employment.
Centrally located in the U.S., Missouri is a booming epicenter of commerce, and you can send your goods anywhere in the world via our international airports, extensive river barge infrastructure or on any of the U.S. Class 1 railroads. Additionally, Missouri’s central location allows you to reach more than 50% of the continental US in less than one-day’s drive, and most of the rest within two.
Missouri is a becoming known throughout the world as a center for innovation. From the Cortex Innovation Community in St. Louis, to the UMKC Innovation Center in Kansas City, talent across Missouri is developing the latest innovations within our core industries. And it’s not just startups. Major corporations have a significant presence within these districts as they collaborate with the best and the brightest to take our state into the future.
Speaking of talent, if you are looking for hard working, highly skilled and available talent look no farther than Missouri’s trained workforce. With more than 3 million educated workers Missouri’s talent pool is deep, specialized and experienced in our state’s key growth areas including advanced manufacturing, agtech, logistics and more.
In Missouri, you and your employees will never lack for fun and exciting things to do. Missouri’s low cost of living, natural environment, history and culture, and abundance of local attractions provide our residents with fun and excitement all year round. Missouri’s world-renowned hospitals, safe and predictable weather, low crime rates, and statewide access to utilities and services make us a safe and reliable home for you and your employees.
We are also proud to be the home of two World Championship baseball teams, the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals, along with the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs, and the NHL’s St. Louis Blues.
There’s an old saying that you are judged by the company you keep. With that in mind, Missouri is proud to be home to many world-class companies.
From global leaders in agtech such as Monsanto and the Danforth Plant Science Center, to advanced manufacturing leaders including Boeing, Ford, GM and Harley Davidson, to financial services powerhouses Wells Fargo Advisors and H&R Block, Missouri is impacting the globe every day.
So if you are expanding take a look at Missouri and what we can make, move and grow for you. When you do you’ll see that Missouri is the best place for your business to grow for years to come.
Feel free to contact Steve Johnson, CEO of Missouri Partnership, at 314.725.2688 or via our contact form. with any questions you might have, and learn how Missouri Partnership can help with your expansion needs.