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It takes a team to grow the local economy and the partnership of the public and private sector helps support the growth of new jobs and the attraction of capital investment which benefits us all.

Success By The Numbers:
2019 Progress Report

790 Businesses Assisted
38 Projects Completed
311 New Jobs Created
$ 48.4 M Capital Investment

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The Independence City Council Approves the Cargo Largo Redevelopment Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 15, 2021 – Independence, MO – Tonight, the Independence City Council approved the Redevelopment Plan for the Cargo Largo Project, the retail arm of Recovery Management Corporation (RMC). This $67million plan will consolidate operations from six metro locations into a new corporate headquarters, store, and warehouse. The new 524,000 square foot mixed

Annual Meeting set for July 23th 2021 sponsored by Spire

Join us for the Independence EDC’s Annual Meeting as part of our next Quarterly Investor Luncheon on Friday, July 23rd, 2021 at teh Independence Ennovation Center.  We will recognize our outgoing Chair of the Board, Tom Waters and welcome new Chair of the Board, Steve Mauer.   The annual presentation of the George Matteson Leadership

Truman Library Statue Unveiling and Kickoff Thursday July 1, 2021 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM CDT

Truman Library Statue Unveiling and Kickoff Please join us in a kickoff of the Harry S. Truman Library & Museum opening soon! We will meet outside of the front doors for an unveiling of the Harry S. Truman statue that welcomes you as you enter the building.Currently, the Library cannot promise tours to attendees, so

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