Monthly Archives: June 2015

Missouri Partnership announces internal promotions

The Missouri Partnership announced Friday at its quarterly board meeting the promotions of Subash Alias to Senior Vice President and Deborah Price to Vice President of Business Recruitment and General Counsel. ... Read More

Geothermal gains traction in mid-Missouri

Buildings are energy gluttons. Federal government statistics show buildings use about 42% of the energy consumed in the U.S. each year.  Not too surprising really, everything from heating and air conditioning ... Read More

KC signs ‘smart city’ deal with Cisco, Sprint

Kansas City on Thursday signed a “smart city” agreement with Cisco Systems Inc. and Sprint Corp. The more than $15 million plan aims to upgrade infrastructure and promote technological innovation in Downtown, ... Read More

Two Missouri cities named best cities for staycations

St. Louis and Kansas City both ranked high on WalletHub’s 2015 list of the 100 Best and Worst Cities for Staycations in the United States. St. Louis ranked at No. 6 ... Read More

St. Louis and Kansas City named best cities for baseball fans

St. Louis was recently named the No. 1 city in the U.S. for baseball fans by Wallethub. Kansas City came in at No. 11 overall. Wallethub looked at 11 key metrics ... Read More

Missouri community named one of America’s strongest farming and agribusiness regions by Forbes

St. Joseph has landed on Forbes magazine’s list of America’s Strongest Farming and Agribusiness Regions. Forbes analyzed the nation’s largest 124 agriculture economies, and St. Joseph was ranked No. 4. [Kansas ... Read More

St. Louis attracts third Israeli agtech company in seven months

Forrest Innovations selects St. Louis for U.S. headquarters ST. LOUIS – June 5, 2015 – BioSTL, the St. Louis organization advancing regional prosperity by cultivating the bioscience and innovation ecosystem, announced ... Read More

8760 Service Group expands in Sedalia, creating 40 plus new jobs

SEDALIA, Mo.—The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that 8760 Service Group, a local manufacturer, will increase its workforce and relocate to a larger facility in Sedalia, making this ... Read More

Tech giant Cisco reveals more details about Kansas City’s “smart city” plan

Silicon Valley giant Cisco revealed more details about its agreement with Kansas City, Missouri, as well as information about the companies helping it implement its “Smart+ Connected Communities” and “Living Lab” ... Read More

Three St. Louis business centers make list of top 100 coworking spaces

Three St. Louis business centers were named to Symmetry50’s list of the top 100 coworking spaces in the U.S. T-Rex is ranked at No. 18, CIC is ranked at No. 37 ... Read More