Yearly Archives: 2015

Competition will give $50K each to 10 tech startups to move to KC

A new startup competition with some hefty state funding aims to further the Kansas City tech sector’s momentum. Nonprofit LaunchKC is introducing a competition that will dole out a total of ... Read More

Hunt Midwest’s ‘Automotive Alley’ attracts another Ford upfitter

Leggett & Platt Commercial Vehicle Products, a Ford upfitter, has signed a lease for a 72,000-square-foot build-to-suit facility in Hunt Midwest’s Subtropolis, the world’s largest underground business complex. The deal also ... Read More

Littler Announces Kansas City as New Home for Global Services Center

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, announced today the relocation of its services center and corporate departments to Kansas City, Missouri.  The firm will lease 45,000 ... Read More

Popular Mechanics Names St. Louis the No. 1 Startup City in America

Move over, Brooklyn and San Francisco. The second wave of the startup economy is here, and St. Louis is leading the way. A new ranking from Popular Mechanics magazine names St. ... Read More

St. Louis Ikea to have state’s largest rooftop solar array

The Ikea store under construction in St. Louis will include a 1.28 megawatt rooftop solar system, making it Missouri’s largest rooftop solar array when the store opens in the fall, according ... Read More

Hunt Midwest announces 126-acre industrial park expansion in Kansas City

Responding to growing demand in the automotive supply, e-commerce and data center markets, Hunt Midwest Enterprises has completed a 126-acre surface business park expansion. The Hunt Midwest Business Center now can ... Read More

Global automotive supplier cuts ribbon on new facility in Riverside

Riverside, MO — Pat D’Eramo, President and CEO of Martinrea Riverside LLC, speaks during an event celebrating the completion of Martinrea’s new Missouri manufacturing facility in Riverside. The global auto supplier ... Read More

UMKC med school ranks among top residency programs

The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine was named among the region’s top family medicine residency training programs. Doximity and U.S. News and World Report released the rankings Tuesday, which ... Read More

Community Wholesale Tire expands with $4 million distribution center

Community Wholesale Tire, one of the Midwest’s largest tire distributors, projects annual sales of $9 million from a newly opened warehouse in Springfield, Missouri, after its first year in operation. The ... Read More

Missouri Colleges and Universities Rank High in New Report

Twelve Missouri colleges and universities were ranked among the best overall in the United States in US News and World Report’s latest rankings of the Best Colleges. Washington University, tied for ... Read More