Yearly Archives: 2015

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

Missouri firms ranked among nation’s fastest-growing

69 Missouri-based companies ranked on the 2015 Inc. 5000 list, Inc. magazine’s annual lineup of the fastest-growing private companies in the country The 2015 Inc. 5000 ranked companies according to revenue ... Read More

Tax break could add 85 jobs on KC’s East Side

Shick USA President Tim Cook (left) and CEO Joe Ungashick. | Kansas City Business Journal The Kansas City Council signed off on a 15-year, 100 percent property tax abatement for an ... Read More

Nine Missouri high schools named to ‘America’s Top High Schools’ list

Source: St. Louis Business Journal Nine high schools in Missouri made the Newsweek ‘America’s Top High Schools 2015’ list, which includes 500 high schools from the U.S. The results of this ... Read More

Green energy coming to Marshall, Missouri

MC Power, of Lee’s Summit and Sedalia, will be in Marshall on Aug. 27 to break ground for a new 3.25 megawatt solar farm. Located off U.S. Route 65, the 15-acre ... Read More