Monthly Archives: August 2015

Westport: The Brooklyn of Missouri

Westport, a Kansas City neighborhood, was named the Brooklyn of Missouri by Thrillist Magazine Westport, an up and coming neighborhood of Kansas City, was named as the Brooklyn of Missouri by ... Read More

Missouri and Kansas City make the top 10 in Business Facilities’ 2015 Business and Economic Rankings

Missouri was ranked in the top 10 in three different business and economic categories by Business Facilities Magazine’s 2015 Business and Economic State Rankings. Missouri was ranked 6th in Best Infrastructure, ... Read More

Mid America Logistics Completes Expansion, Looks to Add Over 120 New Jobs in Coming Years

ST. LOUIS – Fenton, MO-based Mid America Logistics continues to expand its rapidly-growing logistics company that provides freight brokerage and asset-based freight services. The St. Louis Regional Chamber assisted Mid America ... Read More

Missouri expansions rank among region’s largest

Business is booming in the Show-Me State, with several Missouri expansion projects claiming rankings, including the No. 1 spot, in Southern Business & Development magazine’s latest issue. The magazine recognized nine ... Read More

Key vehicles generate K.C. supplier boom

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Supplier factories are multiplying rapidly in suburban Riverside, Mo. Riverside is a short drive from two major auto assembly plants: General Motors’ factory in Fairfax, Kan., and Ford ... Read More

Three Missouri cities among the nation’s most educated

A recent report by WalletHub shows that three Missouri cities are among the nation’s most educated. The study ranked greater Kansas City at 28 overall, with the education level ranked at ... Read More

St. Louis gains new life science company, creating 15 new jobs

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that an Israeli biotechnology company is will establish its U.S. headquarters at the Bio-Research & Development Growth (BRDG) Park in ... Read More

Missouri Workforce News: DED releases July 2015 Jobs Report

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s nonfarm payroll employment grew by 11,900 jobs in July, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by the Missouri Department of Economic Development. The state’s unemployment ... Read More

Missouri Partnership Announces Mark Sutherland as New VP Market Strategies

ST. LOUIS, MO – 08/18/2015 — The Missouri Partnership recently announced the selection of Mark Sutherland as its new Vice President, Market Strategies. Sutherland will officially join the Partnership team on ... Read More

‘We’re no longer flyover country’ — KC looks back on progress since Google Fiber

Four years ago, Kansas City didn’t have Google Fiber. The city’s Smart City initiative didn’t exist and neither did Digital Sandbox KC, Launch KC, the Think Big Partners’ coworking space or ... Read More