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Jul 17, 2019, 17:45 ET Niagara Bottling, LLC Selects the Kansas City Region for New 420,000-SF Facility

Niagara Bottling, LLC, a family-owned manufacturer headquartered in Ontario, California, announced today it will open a new production facility in...


Jun 13, 2019, 10:39 ET U.S. Department of Agriculture Selects the Kansas City Region for Two Key Agencies

The Kansas City Area Development Council and its partners are proud to announce that the Kansas City region will become the new home of the U.S....


May 06, 2019, 11:33 ET CarMax Hiring 300 for New Customer Experience Center in Kansas City Region

The Kansas City Area Development Council announced today that CarMax, a member of the Fortune 500 and S&P 500, is opening a new Customer Experience...


May 03, 2019, 19:15 ET Kansas City Region Named Top Three Finalist for Major USDA Operations

The Kansas City Area Development Council and its partners across the two-state region are proud to be chosen as one of three possible locations to...


Mar 15, 2019, 07:00 ET Officials to Break Ground on New $1.5B Terminal at Kansas City International Airport

Officials at the Kansas City International Airport (MCI), with partner Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate, will break ground on a new $1.5 billion ...


Mar 07, 2019, 09:35 ET Kansas City Showcases Next-Gen Technologies During South by Southwest Conference (SXSW)

Kansas City leaders have teamed up to deliver a full day of programming this Sunday, March 10, during the South by Southwest Conference (SXSW). The...


Sep 13, 2018, 09:03 ET Overstock.com Selects Kansas City For New Distribution Center

The Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) announced today that Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK), one of the world's largest online home...


Aug 13, 2018, 15:30 ET Turn5 Selects Kansas City Area for New eCommerce Fulfillment Center

The Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) announced today that Turn5, an award-winning eCommerce retailer, will open a new distribution center ...


Jun 19, 2018, 11:30 ET GEICO Announces New Service Center In Kansas City Region

The Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) announced today that GEICO, the second-largest private passenger auto insurer and one of the...


May 31, 2018, 12:53 ET Vituity Selects Kansas City Metro for New System Support Center

The Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) announced today that Vituity, a leading physician-owned healthcare delivery organization, has opened ...


Feb 15, 2018, 02:18 ET Faurecia to Build New $60 Million Manufacturing Facility in Kansas City Metro

The Kansas City Area Development Council announced today that Faurecia, a leading automotive technology company, will build a new $60 million,...


Feb 02, 2018, 06:00 ET Human Resources Leaders Gather In Kansas City To Discuss Future Of Talent Attraction

TeamKC, an initiative of the Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) in partnership with 250 employers in the KC region, hosted its first annual ...


Oct 19, 2017, 15:30 ET Kansas City Bid for Amazon HQ2 Represents Largest Response Effort in Region's History

The Kansas City region's proposal for Amazon HQ2 was delivered to the company's Seattle, Wash., headquarters today. Led by the Kansas City Area...


Sep 19, 2017, 16:30 ET Kansas City Area Development Council Named #1 "Best in Class" Economic Development Group

The Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) was named the top regional economic development organization in the U.S., according to a new survey...


Mar 10, 2017, 11:43 ET LaunchKC Kicks Off Global Grant Competition at SXSW 2017

LaunchKC, the Kansas City-based grants competition for tech startup businesses, will kick off its 2017 application process at the annual South by...


Feb 10, 2017, 13:51 ET Automotive Software Company Selects Kansas City For Corporate Headquarters

AutoAlert, the industry leader in automotive software communications utilizing data mining and trade-cycle management tools, has selected Kansas...


Feb 07, 2017, 13:11 ET Kansas City Publishes First "Smart City" Data, Helping Cities Worldwide Improve Performance

Today, the City of Kansas City, Missouri, shared the first compilation of Smart City data with leaders from 18 cities, two countries and five federal ...


Dec 14, 2016, 10:15 ET Kansas City Attracts New CVS Pharmacy Distribution Center

The Kansas City Area Development Council announced today that CVS Pharmacy, America's leading retail pharmacy, will build a 762,000-sq.-ft....


Sep 07, 2016, 11:18 ET Kansas City Area Development Council Announces Regional Support for Great Plains Energy's Acquisition of Westar Energy

The Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) announced it is leading robust regional support for Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP),...


Jul 11, 2016, 06:56 ET Kansas City Attracts Second Amazon.com Distribution Facility This Year, Adding Over 1,000 Jobs

The Kansas City region has attracted its second Amazon.com distribution facility this year. Today, Amazon.com announced it will add an 855,000-sq.-ft....


Mar 29, 2016, 02:41 ET Amazon.com Latest to Choose Kansas City Area, Announcing New 822,000-Sq.-Ft. Distribution Facility, 1,000 New Jobs

The Kansas City area's speculative development boom continues to pay off. Amazon.com is the latest company to select the KC area, announcing it will...


Dec 03, 2015, 01:19 ET National Wholesaler Brings 200 Jobs to the Kansas City Region

S&S Activewear, a national promotional apparel wholesaler, announced today that it will locate a new distribution center in Olathe, Kansas, creating...


Oct 15, 2015, 11:48 ET Kansas City Launches Tech Jobs Site at TechWeek New York

KCnext - The Technology Council of Greater Kansas City - is launching a new tool for tech job seekers at TechWeek New York: www.ChuteKC.com. In its...


Sep 01, 2015, 10:50 ET Animal Health Entrepreneurs Pitch Today At The KC Animal Health Investment Forum

The Kansas City Animal Health Corridor is hosting the world's only full-day investment forum for early and mid-stage animal health companies today at ...


Jul 31, 2015, 12:01 ET Military Veterans Health Care Services Company Selects Kansas City Region for New Hub Location

TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today the company has selected Kansas City, Missouri, to launch a new Health Care Administrative Service...