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.

CVS Health Opens Retail Distribution Center In Missouri

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The new facility in the Skyport Industrial Park will create more than 360 new jobs across the Kansas City, MO region. Read: CVS Health Opens Retail Distribution Center In Missouri at BusinessFacilities.com.

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

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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.

CVS Bringing 360 New Jobs To Missouri

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The national retail pharmacy selected Kansas City, MO for its new 762,000-square-foot distribution center based on the local workforce and centralized location. Daily News Featured Logistics & Distribution Missouri CVS Pharmacy Distribution Center Economic Development Employment Expansion Kansas City Area Development Council Missouri Department of Economic Development Site Selection

2015 Commercial Construction Industry Trends and Predictions

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The increased commercial construction activity paved the way for some large new retail construction projects and restaurant construction, as national retailers and restaurant owners became more confident in the improving economy.

Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission Announces Grant Recipients

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The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission (CAIC) has awarded $350,000 in grants for nine projects. The projects chosen for funding will rely upon partnerships between arts, economic development and government organizations in order to promote the arts and economic growth in Kansas.

Commercial Construction 2017 Trends and Predictions

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As retail center developers work to combat the effects of e-commerce, one of their top strategies is to drive traffic by creating a unique and engaging experience that gives shoppers new reason to head to the mall.

Tale of Two Cities

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Whenever we think of Atlantic City, we also think of Kansas City, and not just because AC’s acronym rhymes with KC’s. ” One of the part-time students in the car chimed in with “ I’m going to ‘Lantic City, ‘Lantic City here I come.”

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There is still time to submit a project to be LEED certified before year end

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The projects certified last week ranged from a 4,579 square foot LEED-NC Retail Silver Chick-fil-A in San Jose to a 1,401,298 square foot LEED NC Gold National Nuclear Security Administration plant in Kansas City, and a 224,865 square foot LEED EB:OM Gold office building at 1800 K Street in Washington, DC.

Iowa: Moving To The Top Of The Class

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In fact, a 2017 joint report from the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), found Iowa to be the easiest state for companies to directly purchase renewable energy. INNOVATION DRIVES GROWTH IN QUAD CITIES. By the BF Staff.

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Firm Billings Rebound in November

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There have been modest gains in consumer spending, and retail sales have increased at about a 6 percent pace through the first ten months of the year. According to this report, the New York, Atlanta, and Kansas City districts noted some weakening in nonresidential activity, while the Boston and Dallas districts indicated some modest improvement. Boston, Richmond, Kansas City, and Dallas expressed optimism about the near-term outlook.

FEATURE STORY: Logistics Clusters Are Jobs Magnets

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These include transportation carriers of all kinds, as well as warehousing, distribution, third-party logistics services, manufacturers’ operations, retailers and distributers who may have their own distribution centers. Louis and Kansas City.

Logistics: No Drivers Needed

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which is now the city of Greenwood’s second largest employer. A good example is a private contractor and the city of Franklin that came together to construct a shell building—this is forward thinking that makes our economy grow.”. As the city grows, its airport activity expands.

Fifth Avenue: A Top 10 Great Street For 2012

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APA singled out Fifth Avenue for its wealth of historic buildings and districts; vast array of commercial, retail, residential, religious, recreational and cultural uses; and reliance on planning and zoning to guide growth.

Industry Focus: Food Processing – The Process Of Consistency

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Additionally in 2014, the City of Frankfort already has announced the location of two food processing companies to the City. In fact, the City of Frankfort recently announced that its focus is to continue to be a “strong food manufacturing leader,” according to Mayor Chris McBarnes.

Fifth Avenue: A Top 10 Great Street For 2012

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APA singled out Fifth Avenue for its wealth of historic buildings and districts; vast array of commercial, retail, residential, religious, recreational and cultural uses; and reliance on planning and zoning to guide growth.

BUSINESS REPORT: Joplin Area Rises From The Rubble And Reaches For New Heights

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On January 22, representatives from businesses, utilities, nonprofit, and city and county government attended a meeting of the Mid-Missouri Regional Planning Commission to get an update on the tornado recovery efforts. Major metros such as Dallas, Kansas City, St.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Two Train Cars Forward, Three Cargo Ships Back

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Within a 900 mile drive of Hoosier Energy services are communities from Dallas to Jacksonville and New York City to Minneapolis. Major metros such as Dallas, Kansas City, St. By Dominique Cantelme. From the September/October 2012 issue.

Industry Focus: Logistics – Going With The Flow

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The Norfolk Southern’s Decatur rail yard is one of the nation’s largest, helping support Decatur’s status as one of the leading global trade cities. El Paso International Airport is served by five commercial carriers with nonstop service to 18 cities.

Advanced Manufacturing: Manufacturing Gets Smarter, Faster

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Situated in Upstate New York, Oswego County is located centrally to New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Toronto and Montreal. The City of York and York County Development Corporation (YCDC) has a shovel ready 34-acre site adjacent to a rail spur. Photo: City of Peoria).

Logistics: On the Road, Water or Rails…or in the Air — AGAIN

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DuPage is in the midst of six interstate highways, making drive time to major markets convenient and cost-effective—with less than a six-hour drive to major Midwest cities. By Dominique Cantelme From the May/June 2016 Issue.

COMMUNITY PROFILE: Opportunity Knocks in Southwest Louisiana

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Its facility includes the City Docks—located 34 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico on the Calcasieu River Ship Channel, which is 40 feet deep and 400 feet wide. Rail service is provided by Union Pacific, Burlington Northern, Santa Fe and Kansas City Southern.

LOCATION FOCUS: Texas: Big Heart, Country, Business

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Medical, manufacturing, technology, retail and many other businesses continue to choose Waxahachie as their home. Retailers in Waxahachie have enjoyed success for decades and continue to prosper today. By Dominique Cantelme. From the September/October 2012 issue.

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STATE INCENTIVES GUIDE

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BROWNFIELD DEVELOPMENT TAX ABATEMENTS: Gives cities and counties the ability to abate the following: Non-educational city and county sales & use taxes; Non-educational state, city and county property taxes—up to 20 years; Mortgage and recording taxes.

State by State Incentives Guide

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Brownfield Development Tax Abatements: Gives cities and counties the ability to abate the following for properties enrolled in the Alabama Department of Environmental Management’s voluntary cleanup program: Non-educational city and county sales & use taxes; Non-educational state, city and county property taxes—up to 20 years; Mortgage and recording taxes. A comprehensive guide to state incentives offered throughout the U.S. ALABAMA - updated for 2014.