Northland Career Center Receives $30M State-Appropriated Matching Grant for New Facility

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To discuss this project, contact:Brian Noller(816) 206-8750nollerb@platteco.k12.mo.us Over the course of the past four years, Northland Career Center (NCC) in partnership with Platte County School District (PCR-3), has been developing a vision and plan to create a new, state-of-the-art, career center at a centralized location for its Northland consortium. NCC and PCR-3 leaders have engaged various strategic partners to develop …

Hunt Midwest Assembles 3,300 Acres in Prime Location Adjacent to Kansas City International Airport

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Media Contact:Chris Meier | Hunt Midwest (816)-459-4213 | cmeier@huntmidwest.com Hunt Midwest recently closed on the acquisition of over 1,300 acres located adjacent to the Kansas City International Airport in Kansas City, Missouri. The property is contiguous with roughly 2,000 acres already owned by Hunt Midwest. Its addition results in nearly 3,300 acres under a single ownership for development of the largest logistics park in …

2022 Q1 Member Luncheon: KCI Terminal Update

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The Platte County Economic Development Council (PCEDC) hosted its first Quarterly Member Luncheon on Friday, March 4, 2022, at the KCI Expo Center. Sponsored by Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate and JE Dunn, the luncheon featured a panel of individuals from the Kansas City Aviation Department and Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate who provided an update on the progress of …

PCEDC is Hiring a Business & Member Outreach Manager

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Work in the fastest-growing county in Missouri! The Platte County Economic Development Council is looking for a self-starting Business & Member Outreach Manager to coordinate business retention and expansion (BRE) initiatives as well as membership recruitment and workforce efforts. Interested professionals should send a cover letter, resume, and references to Tina Chace, Executive Director (tchace@plattecountyedc.com.) The compensation package is competitive …

31st Annual Business Excellence Awards

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The Platte County Economic Development Council celebrated its 31st Annual Business Excellence Luncheon on Friday, December 3rd at the Embassy Suites KCI.  Since 1991, the Platte County EDC has given 193 Business Excellence Awards.  The main event sponsor was the Kansas City Aviation Department, Bank of Weston sponsored a gift item to all guests, Five Star Lifestyles was the award …

PCEDC Announces New Executive Director

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The Platte County Economic Development Council’s (PCEDC) Executive Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of Tina Chace as the organization’s next Executive Director. Chace begins her role on January 4, 2022. “Tina brings significant economic development experience to the position as well as organizational management,” said Dr. Mike Reik, PCEDC Chairman. “We are thrilled that PCEDC found such an excellent candidate from within the region, and we look forward to working with …

2021 Q1 Virtual Member Luncheon

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It’s time to pioneer forward and join us virtually on March 5, 2021 for our Q1 Member Luncheon. Hear from guest speakers on how they are paving the way and pioneering a new path in 2021. Register here

Melaleuca Expands Operations With 500,000 Square-Foot Distribution Center in the Northland area of Kansas City

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Dec. 18, 2020) – – Melaleuca announced plans today to open a 508,000-square-foot distribution center and warehouse at 11401 N. Congress Avenue in the Northland area of Kansas City, Missouri. As a manufacturer and online retailer of over 450 exclusive health and wellness products, Melaleuca will invest at least $35.5 million into the facility and create more …

Platte County CARES: Small Business Grant Program: Round 2

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The Platte County Commission established the CARES “Survive & Thrive” Small Business Grant Program in June 2020 to be administered by the Platte County EDC. This program utilizes their CARES Act funds to assist small businesses in Platte County, Missouri. The program is to be authorized and implemented by the Platte County Commission to enable the distribution of funds from …

2020 CEO & Critical Conversations Luncheon

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On Thursday, November 12, 2020, the Platte County Economic Development Council hosted the “2020 CEO & Critical Conversations Luncheon.” This event was hosted at Parkville’s National Golf Club of Kansas City, thank you for providing a wonderful space and lunch for this event.  Those in attendance included representatives from the following sectors: IT, Advance Manufacturing, Logistics & Distribution, Financial Services, …