The Missouri Partnership is a public-private economic development partnership and a top economic development organization in the US

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  • Missouri’s median hourly wage is over eight percent lower than the US median hourly wage (BLS, 2014).
  • Missouri ranks 11th for low business costs, including taxes, utility and labor costs, and lease rates for office, commercial, and industrial spaces, according to CNBC (2015).
  • Missouri has ranked among Pollina Corporate Real Estate’s Top 10 pro-business states for six years in a row.
  • Missouri’s labor force of more than 3 million exceeds the entire populations of 20 states, including neighboring Kansas, Arkansas, and Nebraska (Census Bureau, 2014).
  • Missouri is also tax-friendly. The state has low property taxes, ranking 7th in the US (Tax Foundation). Property tax abatements are available for qualifying companies.
  • Missouri’s central time zone allows companies to stretch a regular workday to conveniently service customers on both coasts.

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