Kansas grants HCA Midwest $3M in incentives for new HQ

HCA Midwest will receive $3 million in state incentives to move its headquarters four miles west from its south Kansas City location into an Overland Park office park that already is being developed. Last week, the Kansas Department of Commerce .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2018

Harley-Davidson still to close Kansas City plant despite Missouri delegation plea

Missouri's congressional delegation reminds Harley-Davidson of the millions of dollars in incentives state and local taxpayers gave t.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 19th, 2018

HCA Medical to move headquarters from Missouri to Kansas

HCA Midwest Health will move its headquarters from Kansas City, Missouri, to Overland Park, Kansas, in the latest move in a business "border war" between the two states......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 7th, 2018

Pinnacle dishes out its biggest employee incentives to date

One of the state's largest banks is sharing the wealth after one of its biggest years yet. Last week, Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. (Nasdaq: PNFP) announced it was paying $22 million in cash incentives and $15.4 million in equity grants to 1,20.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 1st, 2018

The midwest has some of the most extreme weather in the US and these are the photos to prove it

Mike Hollingshead/Extreme Instability Storm chasing photographer Mike Hollingshead makes a living following America's worst storms, from snarling tornadoes chewing up Kansas farmland to supercell thunderst.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 5th, 2018

This Unexpected City Says It Has Everything Amazon Wants for a New Headquarters

Amazon had asked for tax incentives. Newark delivered. Kansas City’s mayor reviewed 1,000 products on Amazon. Basketball star Michael Jordan wrote a personal let.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 16th, 2017

These are the largest Texas Enterprise Fund grants ever awarded. What could Amazon fetch?

The Texas Enterprise Fund has doled hundreds of millions of dollars since its inception nearly a decade and a half ago. But the incentives haven't been given out at the same volume under Gov. Greg Abbott that they were under his predecessor, Rick Pe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2017

LaunchKC: And the 2017 winners are…

Now in its third year, the LaunchKC global grants competition took it up a notch with an evening awards ceremony and reception at the Grand Hall Event Space inside the Kansas City Power & Light Building. This year's 20 finalists included 14 Kansas Cit.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 15th, 2017

TIF Comission approves $10K grants for East Side home buyers

The Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City voted Wednesday to reward homeowners willing to buy in an area east of Troost Avenue with forgivable loans of as much as $10,000. The TIF loans for single-family owner-occupants were among several ty.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2017

Local firm earns "Midwest Contractor of the Year"

One of Kansas City's largest private-sector employers earned a coveted award: Midwest Contractor of the Year. Kansas City-based JE Dunn Construction Co. received the award from Engineering News-Record magazine, which dubs itself as the "bible of the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2017

Olathe kicks in incentives for $65M soccer-anchored project

The Olathe City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved an agreement outlining development terms and pledging more than $14 million in local incentives for a $65 million soccer-anchored development on 96 acres at the southwest corner of Kansas High.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2017

Copaken Brooks leaps into industrial development with big splash

Copaken Brooks, a big name in Kansas City-area office and retail development, is leaping into the hot industrial market with a big splash. The firm announced Tuesday that it plans to develop Midwest Gateway, a two-building, nearly 500,000-square-foot.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2017

14 killed by in US tornadoes

At least 14 people have been killed by tornadoes or flooding in the South and Midwest by a storm that also dumped a rare late-season blizzard in western Kansas.Tornadoes hit several small towns in Ea........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineMay 1st, 2017

Southeastern Metal to collect local, N.C. incentives for 70-job expansion

Southeastern Metal Products will likely collect a total of about $243,000 in state and local grants in exchange for a 70-job expansion to its metal-stamping plant in north Charlotte. Southeastern Metal expects to spend $5.1 million to add 42,000 square.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 21st, 2017

Southeastern Metal to collect local, state incentives for 70-job expansion in Charlotte

Southeastern Metal Products will likely collect a total of about $243,000 in state and local grants in exchange for a 70-job expansion to its metal-stamping plant in north Charlotte. Southeastern Metal expects to spend $5.1 million to add 42,000 square.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 21st, 2017

Homo Economicus vs Homo Sapiens: Changing Behavior

Here is a sentence I never thought I’d write: Art Laffer is right. I refer specifically to tax incentives. Laffer was recently asked about the mess that is Kansas, and.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureMar 21st, 2017

Sources can"t or won"t discuss Creative Planning"s $6.3M state incentive

Why didn’t Creative Planning Inc. elect to move its headquarters across the state line to reap millions in economic development border war incentives from Missouri? One possible answer: Kansas pledged millions to retain the 206-employee headquar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2017

Ice Storms Wreak Havoc Across Upper Midwest, Central States

Warnings are in effect in 10 states, with freezing rain threatening Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 15th, 2017

10 Central Ohio companies miss job targets tied to state incentives

Ohio companies receiving state grants, loans and tax breaks in return for promises of job creation set a new record for complying with their incentive agreements in 2015, according to the latest annual compliance report from the office of Attorney Ge.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 12th, 2017

KC venture company invests in St. Louis nonprofit to boost ag tech

Technology Accelerator Partners LLC (TechAccel), a Kansas City-based venture development company, will partner with the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis by awarding grants to help drive agricultural innovations to the marketplace. TechAc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2016

Old Dominion Upgrades Service Centers in South, Midwest

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has renovated service centers in Oklahoma City, Shreveport, Louisiana, and Parsons, Kansas, to strengthen its 226-site network......»»

Category: topSource: ttnewsNov 30th, 2016