Economic Development Partners

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The Office of Economic Development works in partnership with a variety of other economic development agencies.  Learn more about the various organizations we work with below.

Missouri Department of Economic Development: The Missouri Department of Economic Development handles all economic development programs and initiatives at the State level.

Kansas City Area Development Council: The Kansas City Area Development Council serves as a business attraction, outreach, and marketing organization for the entire Kansas City metro region.

PortKC: an independent redevelopment agency providing tax abatement and tax redirection focused around large scale industrial and riverfront redevelopment properties.

Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri:   The EDC provides staffing and support for various programs, initiatives, boards, and incentive agencies.  Designated as the primary economic development arm of the City of Kansas City, the Economic Development Corporation has two main focuses: business attraction and expansion, and development.  For more information regarding specific incentive agencies, click here.


County Economic Development Agencies: The following organizations handle economic development efforts, including business attraction, retention, and expansion within their respective counties.

Platte County Economic Development

Clay County Economic Development

Jackson County Economic Development

Cass County Economic Development