Monthly Archives: May 2014

Missouri ranks first in its region for new facilities and expansions

Site Selection Magazine ranked Missouri first in the North West Central Region for the 2013 Governor’s Cup awards, Gov. Jay Nixon announced. More than 125 businesses either expanded their facilities or ... Read More

St. Louis and Kansas City affordable metros for homeownership

St. Louis and Kansas City both rank in the top 10 for homeownership affordability among large U.S. metros with populations over 1 million, according NerdWallet. St. Louis comes in at No. ... Read More

Report Card: Missouri receives three A’s from Ball State University

A report from the Center for Business and Economic Research at Ball State University shows Missouri as one of only five states to receive an “A” grade for its tax climate, ... Read More

Onshore Outsourcing to add 100 new jobs

Onshore Outsourcing is expanding and adding over 100 new jobs. The company which is currently housed in the former MoDOT District Office Building is looking to purchase the buildings next door. ... Read More

Unilever plans $99M expansion, will hire 70 at Independence plant

Unilever plans to invest $99 million in an expansion project at its facility in Independence, creating 70 new full-time jobs. Unilever is a global consumer goods company that manufactures products for ... Read More

CEO Survey finds Missouri is the most improved state for business

Missouri is the most improved state for business, according to a new survey by Chief Executive magazine. Missouri is ranked at No. 22, moving up nine spots from 2013, in the ... Read More

Washington University lead on $32 million NIH grant to study infections

Source: St. Louis Business Journal Washington University is part of a multi-institutional collaboration that has received a $32 million grant from the National Institute of Health to study a newly-recognized cellular ... Read More

Oregon company building facility in Columbia

An Oregon company has announced plans to build a radioisotope production facility at the University of Missouri’s research park in Columbia. Nick Fowler, founder of Corvallis, Oregon-based Northwest Medical Isotopes, said ... Read More

Smith Electric Vehicles finds $42M investor

Smith Electric Vehicles Corp. will resume production in Kansas City in the summer now that the company is set to receive $42 million from a Hong Kong investor. On Monday, the ... Read More

Southeast’s B.S. in Technology Management Among Nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s IT Degrees

Southeast Missouri State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Technology Management has been ranked among the nation’s top 20 best online Bachelor of Information Technology degree programs. selected the top ... Read More