Providing Help
At Every Scale

At the Economic Development Corporation of KCMO, we focus on growth. Growing human capital, growing business capacity and growing city-wide prosperity.

EDC's Podcast

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Property Search

Access info on available sites and properties across the city

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Development Application

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Business Development
Business Development

Learn how our committed team
can assist you with your business needs

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Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City
Programs for People

Helping our citizens achieve financial success through training, resources and opportunities.

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Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City
Tools for Projects

Using a variety of tax incentive tools that enable business to invest in their facilities and expansion efforts.

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Creating City-Wide Prosperity
Creating City-Wide Prosperity

Working at a “city-scale” to tackle challenges that no single company could do alone.

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Shawn Lauby

“It's hard to find areas across the country with so much potential for rail connection. The tracks are already there, it's just a matter of utilizing them.”

Shawn Lauby

Director, Safety & Administration, KC Terminal Railroad.

Anita Moore, Owner & Chef, Soiree Steak & Oyster House

"Small business owners are typically afraid to approach big banks, but the EDC was so easy to work with."

Anita Moore

Owner & Chef, Soiree Steak & Oyster House

Justin Clark, Owner & Chef, Urban Cafe

"LoanUp provided the extra financial push I needed to get over the finish line."

Justin Clark

Owner & Chef, Urban Cafe


Investment from Business
Development Projects in 2019


New Jobs in 2019

Over $523K

Funded to Small Businesses in 2019

Over $250K

Awarded to Start Ups in 2019

Next Events
Oct 04

LCRA Board Retreat 2021

October 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kansas City MO 64109
Oct 04

IDA – TEFFRA Villa del Sol Public Hearing

October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kansas City MO 64105
Oct 12

TIF Board Meeting

October 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Kansas City MO 64105
Latest News

Let’s Grow KCMO Annual Celebration on October 20th

After enduring 2020, we are excited to announce that our Let’s Grow KCMO Annual Celebration will be held on Wednesday, ...

LaunchKC Insurance Tech Launch Event

Join us on Sept 22nd as EDCKC’s LaunchKC and bcp tech announce and welcome the new insurtech cohort at the ...