Featured Investor: KCP&L

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KCP&L’s commitment to the Platte County EDC goes beyond its membership investment. In addition to delivering comparatively affordable energy to its Platte County customers, KCP&L’s Economic Development Department provides expertise and resources that help Platte County maintain its position as a competitive place to do business. KCP&L is often “at the table” with the Platte County EDC and its prospects …

25th Annual Business Excellence Awards

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The Platte County Economic Development Council celebrated its 25th Annual Business Excellence Luncheon on Friday, December 11 at the Embassy Suites KCI. The main event sponsor was the Kansas City Aviation Department, and the 20 awards given to winning businesses were provided thanks to Harley-Davidson. All attendees to the luncheon were given a member gift sponsored by Bank of Liberty, …

Featured Investor: Zona Rosa

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Since its grand opening in the Spring of 2004, Zona Rosa has drawn millions of visitors annually. Zona Rosa is not just in the retail business; instead, it’s in the place-making business. The innovative mix of retail, dining and entertainment, paired with our signature leisure space component, creates a place for visitors to shop, relax, have fun and do everything …

Smithfield to remain in Platte County

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Smithfield to remain in Platte County – Platte 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 …

PCEDC Members Tour KC Sausage

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PCEDC members had the opportunity to learn about one of our very own Platte County businesses. KC Sausage greeted our members with a sampling of their products as they walked through the doors. During the visit the CEO shared the history of the company and future plans. KC Sausage opened in 2009 with 18 employees and has since grown to …

September Quarterly Luncheon Recap

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The Platte County Economic Development Council team assisted at the Annual Joint Luncheon on September 9th at the KCI Hilton. Coordinated by the Northland Regional Chamber in partnership with Platte County Economic Development Council and Clay County Economic Development Council , the annual event was attended by 450 local businesspeople, elected officials and major PCEDC partners. Kansas City Mayor Sly …

Allegiant Airlines Announces Service to Kansas City

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. Aug. 11, 2015 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) announces new, nonstop jet service from Kansas City to Orlando, Southwest Florida and Tampa / St. Pete. To celebrate its debut in Kansas City, the company is offering introductory one-way fares as low as $49*. Allegiant brings a unique travel option to the Kansas City community. Focusing on low-cost leisure …

TriWest Announces 500 Jobs to Platte County

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Friday, July 31st elected officials, military leaders and community members gathered for the announcement by TriWest Healthcare Services locating at 7930 NW 110th St. Kansas City, MO. Find the full press release here: PC_PatrioticRelease Kansas City-TriWest Career Fair

KCI Intermodal Breaks Ground on New Spec Building

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Tuesday morning development and city officials celebrated the groundbreaking for a new spec building at the KCI Intermodal BusinessCentre – LogisticsCentre IV which will consist of 432,600SF Class A light industrial manufacturing/warehouse/distribution space. To read more about the KCI Intermodal BusinessCentre, please click here.

KCPD North Patrol Division Groundbreaking

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Police and City officials kicked off the construction of a new police station July 17th with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the future building at 11000 N.W. Prairie View Rd. The new station will replace the current North Patrol Division located at 1001 N.W. Barry Road. Construction is expected to be completed in Spring 2017. For more information check …