Smithfield to remain in Platte County

PCEDC Staff News

Smithfield to remain in Platte CountyPlatte County Economic Development Council

Smithfield Foods, Inc announced this month that it signed a new 10-year lease for its regional headquarters to remain in Platte County. Smithfield, with 325 employees, will continue its operations in the TWA building at 11500 NW Ambassador Drive.

Platte County Economic Development Council Executive Director Alicia Stephens said, “Platte County EDC opened this retention project in 2012 and worked with our economic development partners at the city and state level as well as Brent Roberts, who represented the building owner.”

The company also announced it will make improvements to the facility and says, “the extended lease represents an investment of well over $10 million in rent and capital investments.”

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