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Cape Girardeau Region

Financial Services Company Leaves Coast to Grow in Missouri

Upswot, a financial services company, has announced plans to relocate from San Francisco, California, to Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Upswot is also targeting future investment in St. Louis. Founded in 2018, Upswot ... Read More

Show Me Recovery Brings New Opportunities, Investment to Missouri

Earlier this year, Missouri rolled out the “Show Me Strong Recovery” plan. It outlined the state’s strategy to safely reopen economic and social activity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, Missouri ... Read More

Video: Welcome to Sikeston South Industrial Park

Located in Southeast Missouri, the Sikeston South Industrial Park has 265 certified acres. The rail-served industrial park is within easy reach of two Mississippi River ports, and is zoned for heavy ... Read More

Missouri Celebrates IT Professionals Day; Continues to Grow Tech Workforce

Today is IT Professionals Day – a day dedicated to honoring the men and women we rely on to keep us connected. Missouri’s tech workforce includes thousands of the top IT ... Read More

Missouri Announces Statewide Apprenticeship Matching Service

The Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development and the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently announced the start of a new statewide apprenticeship matching service that helps employers ... Read More

Video: Welcome to Washington County Industrial Park

Located in southeastern Missouri, the Washington County Industrial Park is a 212-acre certified industrial park zoned for light, medium and heavy industrial use. There are also an additional 300 acres of ... Read More

Missouri Governor Officially Declares September 2020 Workforce Development Month

Missouri Governor Mike Parson has officially declared September 2020 Workforce Development Month to promote higher education and job training programs across the state. In an official proclamation, Governor Parson said “Missouri ... Read More

Missouri’s Unemployment Rate Drops – Economic Recovery in Full Swing

Unemployment numbers released this month show that Missouri’s Show Me Strong Recovery Plan is working. The state’s unemployment rate is more than 3% lower than the federal unemployment rate of 10.2% ... Read More

Missouri is Home to Three of Top Ten US Distribution Center Sites

“COVID-19 has hit supply chains with a ‘double whammy,’” writes John Boyd in Supply Chain Quarterly. “Meanwhile the already booming e-commerce sector has kicked into overdrive.” Boyd, a highly respected consultant ... Read More

Missouri Companies Continue to Grow Workforce Despite COVID-19

While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused companies across the world to lay off workers, many companies in Missouri have continued to see their local workforces grow. Centene Corp., a health innovation ... Read More