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The Department of Economic Development’s (DED) Office of Broadband Development (OBD) announced today that it has launched the first version of the new Missouri Public Broadband Availability Interactive Map. The map, which uses the Sanborn Map Company’s Broadband Navigator technology, will assist in the investment of $1.7 billion in funding provided by the Broadband Equity Access and Deployment (
Americold, a global leader in temperature-controlled logistics, real estate, and value-added services, announced today that it will establish its first facility in Kansas City, investing $127 million and creating 187 new jobs. The facility, part of Americold’s strategic collaboration with Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC), will allow for connection among key U.S. and Mexico markets.
Eastern Airlines, a domestic and international cargo airline, announced today that it has selected Kansas City as the location of its new headquarters, investing more than $4.7 million and creating 165 new jobs. The company’s strategic move marks a significant milestone in its commitment to growth, innovation, and expanding its presence in the Midwest.
URBN, a multinational lifestyle retail corporation, commenced operations today at its new 600,000-square-foot fulfillment center for Nuuly, the company’s women’s clothing rental brand, in Raymore.


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