Meta Picks Kansas City For $800M Hyperscale Data Center

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Met's nearly 1 million-square-foot data center in the Kansas City region will be supplied by 100% renewable energy, support 100 jobs.

Midwest City Scoop: Kansas City

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Dodge data on projected 2022 construction starts in Kansas City

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Kansas City International Airport’s new terminal breaks ground

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Kansas City International Airport’s new 1 million-sf terminal has broken ground. The project, which is designed by SOM, will set a new standard for inclusivity and accessibility

Three Companies Expanding, Investing $4.9M In Kansas City, MO

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Homebase, Simplifyy and Mark II Transfer Station are expected to bring a total of 388 new jobs to the Kansas City, MO region. In Kansas City, MO at BusinessFacilities.com.

Niagara Bottling Investing $68M In Kansas City Region

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The California-based beverage manufacturer's new 420,000-square-foot facility will create nearly 50 jobs in Kansas City, MO. Read: Niagara Bottling Investing $68M In Kansas City Region at BusinessFacilities.com.

USDA Relocating Two Key Agencies To Kansas City Region

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Read: USDA Relocating Two Key Agencies To Kansas City Region at BusinessFacilities.com. Business Clusters/Corridors Daily News Featured Kansas Missouri Office, IT & Call Centers Research & Development Workforce Development Economic Development Employment ERS Federal agencies kansas Kansas City Kansas City Area Development Council Kansas City region KC Animal Health Corridor missouri NIFA Site Selection USDAThe U.S.

PHCC Connect 2021 Held in Kansas City

Contractor Magazine

The event from Oct. 20 - 22 included educational sessions, the annual apprentices contests, networking, the product and technology showcase and much, much more. Industry Event News

Kansas City Launches “Smart City” Initiative

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Kansas City has launched its smart city initiative in collaboration with Cisco, Sprint and Think Big Partners to make it a leading technology, innovation and entrepreneurial community. Kansas City’s smart city initiative includes 25 interactive kiosks at KC Streetcar platforms and locations around downtown. Credit: Kansas City Area Development Council – KCADC). Kansas City Launches “Smart City” Initiative.

Panasonic Energy Picks Kansas For $4B EV Battery Megaproject

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New Panasonic Energy electric vehicle (EV) battery facility will create up to 4,000 jobs in the Kansas City Region, and is the largest economic development project in state history.

Overstock.com Picks Kansas City For New Distribution Center

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The online retailer will create more than 100 jobs at its new 517,000-square-foot operation in Kansas City, KS. Read: Overstock.com Picks Kansas City For New Distribution Center at BusinessFacilities.com.

Hyperloop Hope in Kansas City

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Kansas City, Mo., is hoping to become the first city in the U.S., and perhaps the world, to deploy Hyperloop transportation technology

Kansas City airport terminal costs approach $2B

Construction Dive

The price tag has almost doubled from estimates during the bidding phase, which the development team attributes to airline design changes like adding gates and airplane parking spaces

Kansas City Area Lands New eCommerce Fulfillment Center

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Read: Kansas City Area Lands New eCommerce Fulfillment Center at BusinessFacilities.com. Automotive Capital Investment Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Kansas Logistics & Distribution Office, IT & Call Centers Transportation & Infrastructure corporate expansion Distribution Center eCommerce Fulfillment Center Kansas City Kansas City Area Development Council Kansas Department of Commerce Lenexa Site Selection Turn5

Automotive Software Company Picks Kansas City For Corporate HQ

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AutoAlert will bring 200 new jobs to the city, which was selected for its revitalized and growing downtown area, access to tech talent, and convenient transportation options. Read Automotive Software Company Picks Kansas City For Corporate HQ on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

Aviation Maintenance Provider Plans To Create More Than 500 New Jobs In Kansas City

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Everett, WA-based Aviation Technical Services (ATS) announced the company plans to open a new facility at the KCI Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Base at Kansas City International Airport in Kansas City, MO. “Expanding to Kansas City in the KCI Overhaul Base allows us to meet existing customer requirements and adds to our platform from which to grow and diversify our service offerings over time. Posted by Heidi Schwartz .

Kansas City is first in nation to offer free public transportation

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Kansas City, Missouri, will make bus rides free next year, becoming the first major metropolis in the U.S. City officials hope that the expense—roughly $9 million annually—will recoup at least that much through a more vibrant economy

Hustler Mower Maker Expanding Operation into Kansas City

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Excel Industries to open facility at Logistics Park Kansas City

National Auto Supplier Selects Kansas City, KS For Manufacturing Operation

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National Auto Supplier Selects Kansas City, KS For Manufacturing Operation appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Plains Blog-June-2015 Kansas City Area Development Council KC SmartPort RiversideBusiness Facilities (BF) Magazine. US Farathane will supply GM facility in Fairfax, KS; will invest $51M and create 267 new jobs.

Kansas City International Redesign Revealed

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The $1.3-billion redesign of Kansas City International Airport finally has a face, or at least renderings of what the proposed single terminal would look like if voters approve a Nov. 7 referendum authorizing construction

Dot’s Pretzels Investing $15M In Kansas Expansion

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The pretzel maker has selected Logistics Park Kansas City in Edgerton, KS for a new manufacturing facility that will create 22 new jobs. Read: Dot’s Pretzels Investing $15M In Kansas Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Kansas: GM Expands at Fairfax Facility in Kansas City

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Read Kansas: GM Expands at Fairfax Facility in Kansas City on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Advanced Manufacturing Automotive Business Clusters/Corridors Business Report Featured Foreign Direct Investment Kansas Magazine Highlights BF-Jan/Feb-2017 Capital Investment Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Economic Development Employment Expansion Kansas City Kansas Department of Commerce Manufacturing Site Selection Wichita

Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Kansas City, Mo. and Kan.

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Dodge offers data on projected 2021 construction starts in the Kansas City area

Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Kansas City

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Kansas City construction starts expected to fall more than 13% this year

Amazon Opening New Kansas City Fulfillment Center

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will open a new fulfillment center in Kansas City, KS. In addition to the new fulfillment center in Wyandotte County and the upcoming facility in Edgerton, Amazon has existing Kansas facilities in Lenexa. We are thrilled to continue investing in Kansas, proud of our ability to create great jobs, and most importantly, excited to better serve our customers throughout the Midwest,” said Amazon’s vice president of North American operations Akash Chauhan. Amazon.com, Inc.

Kansas City Council Rejects Protest in Award of Big Airport Contract

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Aviation department was cited for not keeping records, but project was always in MWBE compliance

McCarthy Opens Kansas City Office

Construction Superintendent Magazine

billion of construction underway in the metropolitan Kansas City area and surrounding region, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has announced the opening of a new Kansas City office to enhance services for clients and partners on the western side of Missouri and in Kansas. "My My first project with McCarthy 27 years ago was in Kansas City, and I''ve always wanted to go back," said McCarthy Central Division President Scott Wittkop. "We

Business Report: Kansas – Logistics Park Kansas City Grows in Edgerton

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Business Report: Kansas – Logistics Park Kansas City Grows in Edgerton appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Archives Articles By Location Articles By Topic Business Report Featured Post Incentives Kansas Magazine Magazine Highlights Manufacturing U.S. Plains BF-Jan/Feb-2015 Edgerton Global Cities Initiative Logistics Park Kansas City LPKC Overland Park Pleasanton Wichita Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Global Plastic Manufacturer ALPLA Selects Missouri For New Facility

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will construct a new 246,000-square-foot facility in Kansas City, MO, creating 75 jobs. ALPLA Inc.

FIFA World Cup 2026 To Boost Economy Across 16 Host Cities

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The 16 Host Cities picked for FIFA World Cup 2026 were selected based on transportation, human rights, stadium infrastructure, fan fest locations and training sites.

Kansas City Council Rejects Protest in Award of Big Airport Contract

ENR Construction

Aviation department was cited for not keeping records, but project was always in MWBE compliance

BUSINESS REPORT: Missouri – Ford Invests $1.1 Billion In Kansas City Truck Plant Expansion

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On May 02-2013, Ford Motor Company announced it would add a third crew and more than 2,000 jobs at the Kansas City Assembly Plant which builds the F-150. Ford is adding more than 2,000 jobs at its Kansas City (MO) Assembly Plant to meet surging demand for the Ford F-150 and planned production of the all-new Ford Transit. The Kansas City Assembly Plant produces the Ford F-150 Regular, Super and Crew Cab and will produce the Ford Transit.

Carpenters Union Dissolves St. Louis-Kansas City Council, Merges Locals with Chicago

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The merger follows a trend of reorganizing smaller districts into larger regional councils

Kansas: Smack In The Middle

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Kansas, the Sunflower State wants to use a number of assets, including geographic location, to entice more companies to try it out.

Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Kansas City

ENR Construction

Edgemoor’s plan for a new single-terminal Kansas City International Airport was recently approved by the Kansas City Council

Liebherr USA Opens New Equipment Source Retail Store in Kansas City, MO

Construction Equipment

The grand opening of the new Liebherr Equipment Source (LES) store is set for April 2, 2017, located at 707 Mulberry Street, Kansas City, MO. The new location is the first one in the state of Missouri and supports the Construction Equipment Division‘s goals to strengthen its customer support and equipment distribution across the United States.

Developer Plans to Transform Abandoned Kansas City Rail Bridge Into a 'Destination'

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Locals hope the project will spur revitalization of communities on either side of the crossing

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Kansas City, MO Assembly Plant Preps To Launch All-New Ford Transit

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Ford began welcoming nearly 1,000 new employees at its Kansas City Assembly Plant to prepare for the launch of the all-new Ford Transit that goes on sale in the U.S. Ford’s Kansas City Assembly Plant welcomes nearly 1,000 employees as preparation to build the all-new 2015 Ford Transit gets under way; 175 additional employees to start by March 2014. The new jobs also make Ford the top auto employer in Kansas City.

Business Report: Missouri – E-Commerce Fulfillment Center Set For Kansas City

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Business Report: Missouri – E-Commerce Fulfillment Center Set For Kansas City appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Plains Workforce Training/Skilled Workforce BF-Jan/Feb-2015 Joplin Regional Partnership Kansas City Missouri Department of Economic Development ReallyGoodStuff.com Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. ReallyGoodStuff.com will invest $3.4 million in its new facility, which will serve as a hub for online orders of school supplies.

Missouri coalition to study St. Louis–Kansas City hyperloop feasibility

Construction Dive

Engineering firm Black and Veatch is leading the study and donating $400,000 worth of services as part of the effort

Takeuchi Announces Kirby-Smith as New Dealer Supporting Kansas City Area

Green Industry Professionals

Headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Kirby-Smith opened in 1983 and now has full-service branches in 11 cities across the U.S.