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, …

PCEDC is Hiring a Business and Outreach Manager

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The Platte County Economic Development Council is hiring a Business and Outreach Manager to perform business outreach, workforce development services and member investor outreach. Interested professionals should send a cover letter, resume and references to mtapp@plattecountyedc.com. The compensation package is competitive in our market. Platte County residency is not required, therefore moving expenses will not be covered. Resumes will be accepted …

Platte County Economic Development Council Endorses Ballot Questions

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The Platte County Economic Development Council (PCEDC) unanimously voted at its July meeting to endorse the upcoming sales tax ballot questions. In August, voters will consider the extension of a county-wide reduced parks and stormwater control sales tax and the inclusion of a dedicated law enforcement sales tax. “These sales tax questions are very important to future economic development of …

Platte County CARES “Survive & Thrive” Small Business Grant Program

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The Platte County Commission established the CARES “Survive & Thrive” Small Business Grant Program on June 8, 2020 to be administered by the Platte County EDC. This program utilizes their CARES Act funds to assist small businesses in Platte County, Missouri.  This program offers grant funding for two purposes: 1. SURVIVE:  shorter-term, smaller amount grant awards intended to keep businesses …

COVID-19- Information and Resources

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As the COVID-19 pandemic progresses, many businesses are facing economic consequences for a situation that is beyond their control. The Platte County Economic Development Council (PCEDC) stands firmly committed to ensuring the economic vitality of businesses in Platte County during this time of uncertainty. We are working with our partners in Platte County and across the State of Missouri to …

29th Annual Business Excellence Awards

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The Platte County Economic Development Council celebrated its 29th Annual Business Excellence Luncheon on Friday, December 6th at the Embassy Suites KCI.  Since 1991, the Platte County EDC has given 183 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 is Hiring a Marketing & PR Manager

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The Platte County Economic Development Council is hiring a Marketing & Public Relations Manager to perform business development, marketing, and research activities. Interested professionals should send a cover letter, resume and references to mtapp@plattecountyedc.com. The compensation package is competitive in our market. Platte County residency is not required, therefore moving expenses will not be covered. Resumes will be accepted until the …

Mayor Lucas Speaks to Northland at PCEDC’s Quarterly Luncheon

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The Platte County Economic Development Council held its third Quarterly Member Luncheon on Friday, September 6, 2019 at the Kansas City Airport Marriott. Sponsored by North Kansas City Hospital, the luncheon featured Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas who spoke about building the Kansas City of the future. PCEDC Chairman, Dale Brouk of FiveStar Lifestyles emceed the event and kicked off …