Fast-growing entrepreneurial businesses and established organizations know they can attract and retain skilled talent because Kansas City, Missouri, delivers today’s in-demand lifestyles – affordability, diverse housing options and a vast array of cultural attractions to accompany desirable career paths offering choice, challenge and competitive compensation.

Unfettered access to talented employees – as well as to customers, suppliers and markets – is enjoyed by businesses in Kansas City’s centrally located, diverse economy, which features industry sectors with particular strategic advantages –, advanced manufacturing, the arts, design and engineering, health sciences and services, nonprofit management and information technology.

#2 City for High-Wage Jobs – Forbes •  #5 City for Tech Jobs – Money • Top City for Tech and Entrepreneurship – Cushman & Wakefield • #4 City for Manufacturing Job Growth – Forbes • #2 Best Job Market for 2017 College Grads – ZipRecruiter  •  #2 Best City for Women in Tech –   •   #4 Hot Start-Up City – Entrepreneur Magazine   •  #5 Top City for College Grads – Yahoo Finance • Top 10 City for Creatives – • Top Six City Affordable for Millennials to Rent – Bloomberg Businessweek •   #9 Americas Best Cities for Picnics – Travel + Leisure   •   #3 Best Job Market – Headlight Data   •   #4 Greenest City in America – Travel + Leisure    •   Top 20 Most Cultured Cities – Huffington Post    

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Projects in Kansas City, Missouri

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Calendar of Events

Thu 16

PIEA Board Meeting

August 16 @ 9:00 am
Kansas City MO 64106
United States
Wed 22

LCRA Board Meeting

August 22 @ 9:30 am
Kansas City MO 64106
United States
Mon 27

TIF Affirmative Action/Contract Compliance Subcommittee

August 27 @ 3:30 pm
Kansas City MO 64106
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Fri 31

TIF Governance, Finance & Audit Subcommittee

August 31 @ 10:00 am
Kansas City MO 64106
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Sep 12

TIF Commission Board Meeting

September 12 @ 8:30 am
Kansas City MO 64106
United States

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