Why Platte County

One of the Platte County EDC’s roles is to aid businesses who want to start, locate or expand their presence in Platte County. We work with our state and local economic development partners to create the best location packages that will create jobs and bring capital investment to the county. Contact us about any needs.

What we offer:

  • Accessibility: easy access to KCI Airport and major interstates (I-29 and I-435)
  • Quality of Life: in 2016 we were named #1 for all Missouri counties for Quality of Life by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
  • Growth: our population continues to increase (23% since 2000) and development has been happening in leaps and bounds in Platte County. We are the #1 fastest growing county in the area in the latest Census estimates, growing 7.6% from the 2010 census to July 1, 2015.

Some recent development success stories include…

Click here to read about the 15 companies we honored in 2015 with Business Excellence Awards