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Gov. Nixon announces CVS Pharmacy has selected Kansas City for new 762,000 sq. ft. distribution center

On Wednesday, Gov. Jay Nixon announced that major retailer CVS Pharmacy will build a new 762,000 sq. ft. distribution center in Kansas City, Mo., at the Skyport Industrial Park. The company’s expansion is expected to create more than 360 new jobs in the region. “Missouri recently reached record employment, with more …

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New Home Construction Remains Solid in Clay County

Clay County remains in the top three of Greater Kansas City in terms of residential construction permits, according to figures released recently by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City. Trailing only Jackson County, Mo., and Johnson County, Ks., Clay County listed over 1,400 residential building permits for 2016 …

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Hunt Midwest’s SubTropolis Featured on NBC Today Show

Television viewers nationwide got a look at one of Clay County’s innovative companies with a recent Today Show on NBC. The popular program examined Hunt Midwest’s SubTropolis, which has carved nearly 60-million square feet of commercial space underground in Clay County. But far from a mere subterranean storage or manufacturing …

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Northland Network Offers Opportunity for Investors

The Northland Angel Investor Network (NAIN) may be one of the area’s best-kept secrets for potential investors. Launched in 2013 by the Clay County Economic Development Council, the network is designed to provide funds for startup businesses that often cannot access bank loans or other traditional financing. Equally important, the …

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