PCEDC & LCDC Joint Luncheon Recap

PCEDC Staff News

On Friday, June 3rd the Platte County EDC and the Leavenworth County Development Corp hosted a joint luncheon at the KCI Expo. This is the first time the two organizations combined efforts to present the impact and future of Fort Leavenworth. Close to 150 people attended the event which was sponsored by Embassy Suites KC, Marriott, Hilton, Holiday Inn, and …

Zona Rosa wins ICSC Maxi Gold Award

PCEDC Staff News

Platte County’s Zona Rosa won a ICSC Maxi Gold Award Monday night in Las Vegas at the ICSC Maxi Awards. Zona Rosa took home a Gold Award for its “Orange Wednesday is the New Black Friday” event in the Traditional Marketing category for “Events or Sales Promotion.” Zona Rosa was the first center in the greater Kansas City area to …

KCI Intermodal BusinessCentre achieves Missouri Certified Sites status

PCEDC Staff News

Platte County has another Certified Site with the announcement that the KCI Intermodal BusinessCentre has achieved its Missouri Certified Sites (MCS) status. With the announcement, KCI Intermodal becomes the 28th site in Missouri to achieve such a status. The KCI Intermodal BusinessCentre, located just south of the KCI Airport, is a 687±-acre Master Plan Development capable of hosting 5,400,000 SF …

2016 Community Development Day recap

PCEDC Staff News

                           Thanks to our great partners and communities who helped make the 2016 Community Development Day a great success. The Platte County EDC hosted 70 commercial brokers, real estate developers, community representatives and sponsors at its second annual Community Development Day on Monday, May 9th. The event provided a …

Featured Investor: Platte County IDA

PCEDC Staff News

The Industrial Development Authority (IDA) of Platte County Missouri is organized as an industrial development corporation under Chapter 349 of the Revised Statues of Missouri state statute. The IDA was officially formed in September 1979. According to Chapter 349 of Missouri statute the IDA can issue bonds to assist in the following activities: An eligible “Project means the purchase, construction, …

PCEDC Members Tour McCormick Distillery

PCEDC Staff News

The Platte County EDC hosted its first “Members Only” tour of 2016 at McCormick Distillery. Those who attended had the opportunity to learn about the history of the facility and see the recently renovated bourbon distilling operation. The PCEDC members are one of the first groups to tour the operation in nearly 20 years. Tyler French, Plant Manager, walked the …

Platte County Provides Best Quality of Life in Missouri

PCEDC Staff News

Platte County ranked #1 out of 115 counties in Missouri for quality of life in a new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Platte also ranked second highest for health factors. The 2016 County Health Rankings compares differences on a broad range of indicators that affect quality of life and health among almost every county throughout the US. Platte …

March Quarterly Membership Luncheon Recap

PCEDC Staff News

March Quarterly Membership Luncheon Recap – Platte County Economic Development Council On Friday, March 4th the Platte County Economic Development Council hosted its first Quarterly Membership Luncheon of the year at the KCI Marriott. With the theme of “Platte County Success Stories”, the luncheon saw 120 in attendance and featured a CEO panel with executives from three successful Platte County …

New Northland Costco to spur on Twin Creeks Development

PCEDC Staff News

An exciting development was announced this morning that will spur on the development of the Twin Creeks KC area in Platte County. 2nd District Kansas City Councilmember Dan Fowler led the announcement today for the City of Kansas City, MO that wholesale giant Costco would be building a new location in the Northland. The new store will be located at …

Global packager Multivac expands, investing nearly $7 million in Platte County

PCEDC Staff News

The Platte County Economic Development Council is pleased to announce that Multivac, a global leader in packaging solutions for food, medical, consumer and industrial products, will undergo a $6.9 million expansion of its U.S. headquarters in Platte County, where it expects to create up to 50 new jobs over the next few years. The company, which has global headquarters in …