Recent Press

Missouri In 2017: A Year Of Change, A Year Of Growth

Missouri, the U.S. and the world have seen a lot of change this year. Missouri swore in a new governor, the U.S. swore in a new president, and important votes took ... Read More

Dollar Tree Breaks Ground On Missouri Distribution Center

Dollar Tree broke ground on their new 1.2 million sq. ft. distribution facility in Warrensburg, Missouri. The new facility was announced earlier this year, and represents more than $110 million in ... Read More

Governor Greitens Sits Down With Site Selection Magazine

Recently, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens talked with Site Selection Magazine about reform, right-to-work, renewing state competitiveness and more. “We’re really excited about the fact we’re a right-to-work state, one of the ... Read More

Inc.: Missouri Is A Great Place To Grow Your Business

Missouri is a great place for business, according to the article “5 Reasons a Move to the Midwest Might Be Good for Your Business” on Inc.com. And Missouri’s global agtech leadership ... Read More

Amazon Chooses Missouri For Its Logistics Strengths

Amazon, the global leader in Internet retail, is expanding into Missouri with it’s first two locations. The sortation and delivery centers will be located in the Hazelwood Logistics Center in Hazelwood, ... Read More

Making Economic Development Work in Uncertain Times

The final months of 2016 were bleak for those with an outlook on the economy. U.S. growth rates in early 2017 shrank to a five-year low of 1.6 percent, making 2015’s ... Read More

Drone Wars, Hack Blocks Now Part of Aerospace & Defense Growth Story

According to a 2017 study from Deloitte, 2017 will see an increase in global aerospace and defense revenues. As aerospace and defense are key parts of Missouri’s economy, with 100 aerospace ... Read More

CEOWorld: How the Midwest Became the Global Agtech Leader

“It was the tech story read ‘round the world,” Missouri Partnership CEO Steve Johnson writes in CEOWORLD this week. “Earlier this year, CNN shed light on what Midwesterners have known for ... Read More

Manufacturing Isn’t Dead, It’s Evolving

If you watch the news every night, you probably think that manufacturing in the U.S. is on the verge of death. Fortunately, that’s not the case, writes Steve Johnson, CEO, Missouri Partnership, ... Read More

Could reshoring be the key to America’s resurgence?

  ‘What if the age of offshoring has come to an end?’ asks Steve Johnson, CEO of Missouri Partnership. ‘What if the global market is adjusting so that reshoring (or keeping ... Read More