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At EDCKC, our mission is to grow, attract and retain businesses in Kansas City, Missouri. Our team of professionals assists companies with overcoming challenges capitalizing on growth and expansion opportunities. As advocates for both small and large businesses, our team of Business Development Officers work closely with companies to identify challenges and develop solutions through various services.

EDCKC also provides assistance to businesses, developers, property owners and neighborhoods pursuing development and redevelopment opportunities in Kansas City, Missouri. Our knowledgeable Development Services Specialists guide clients one-on-one through the development process while working in partnership with the City’s statutory agencies including Chapter 353, Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority (LCRA), Planned Industrial Expansion Authority (PIEA) and the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Commission.


To provide a holistic approach to economic development and the growing Kansas City economy, the City of Kansas City, Missouri adopted the AdvanceKC initiative in 2012. The initiative leverages Kansas City’s competitive advantages and provides a strategic approach to plan for the City’s future. Project requesting public incentives are subject to the AdvanceKC review process.