It All Stars With
A Simple Vision

Together, we bring it to life.

THE HEART OF THE HEARTLAND

Kansas City, Missouri is the queen of the KC metro, with the most diverse neighborhoods, business districts and incentive programs.

Home to the city’s downtown, Crossroads Arts District, the historic Country Club Plaza shopping district, and 18th and Vine Culture and Jazz District, the region feeds off both the energy and leadership of the City of Fountains.

For companies considering logistics, manufacturing and supply chain resources, Kansas City, Missouri is the hub of wheel, with five of the seven major rail lines converging in America’s crossroads.

DIVERSE STRENGTH

Our city’s strengths are diverse: from leading animal health to being the undisputed champion of sports architecture and engineering. Consistent with our overall economy, the City has demonstrated steady momentum across the spectrum. Our opportunity zones have been experiencing growth even prior the legislation offering tax advantages. The east side of Kansas City has several pro-growth and incentivized initiatives, including timely corridor programs focused on manufacturing and distribution.

Locating in Kansas City, Missouri gives companies access to all the regional strengths of our metropolitan area: low traffic, high quality of life, attractive business operating costs, and civic organizations committed to a vibrant economy.

BIG CITY EXPERIENCES. SMALL TOWN CONNECTIONS.

As a city, we can boast of our world-class experiences, however, it’s our hometown feel that is often cited as what makes living and working here so attractive. We love our championship sports teams, our renowned museums, college rivalries, jazz clubs and unmatched barbecue legacy. Finally, our philanthropic organizations are recognized nationally for entrepreneurship, medical innovations and commitment improving life for our neighbors in need.

As the City’s economic development partner, EDCKC has the tools and expertise to help you locate and grow in the heart of the heartland. With our strong connection with the state of Missouri’s economic development partners, we welcome the opportunity to see how our city and state can be your next home.

Join us. Let’s grow KCMO.

Demographics

THE KANSAS CITY DEMOGRAPHIC

Who are we in KC? As the largest city in Missouri, and the Kansas City MSA, our citizens are diverse, creative, rooted in midwestern values, but always looking ahead to what's possible.

For an in-depth look at our population data, the Mid-America Regional Council has all the information you need. Learn more at MARC.org.

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IN THE HEART OF
THE MIDWEST

Whether businesses are coming to you, or your team is on the road, KC is nearly the geographic center of the US, you can reach nearly any city by air in 3 hours or less.

Rail access

RAIL

5 of the 7 Major Railroads
Converge in KVMO

Air access

AIR

The New $2B KCI takes off
in 2023. Go to VisitKC.com
to learn more.

Highway access

ROAD

Reach 85% of the US
by Truck in 2 days or less.

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