PROGRESS AND POTENTIAL
Within the Blue River Ecodustrial Corridor, more than $1B of public and private investment has been completed.
$300 million Blue River Valley flood control project
$250,000 U.S. Economic Development Administration grant to repair and improve water infrastructure
$100,000 U.S. Economic Development Administration planning grant to develop an economic strategy for the Blue River Valley Industrial Corridor
Established Advisory Committee, retained a consultant and completed comprehensive economic strategy for the Blue Valley Ecodustrial Corridor (consultant team led by HR&A Advisors).
Incentives and tools for the Blue River Ecodustrial Corridor include:
Foreign Trade Zone
No “But For” Test
20-Year Administrative EEZ Tax Abatement
Free Expedited Permitting
Discretionary Tax Redirections
Discounted Franchise Utility Tax
BLUE RIVER ECODUSTRIAL CORRIDOR
BY THE NUMBERS
420 acres rail right-of-way
High-Capacity utility service
LOCATION & ACCESS
15 minutes from downtown KCMO
2 major interstate interchanges
~50% building area in manufacturing use
~460 acres planned for food manufacturing and ag facilities near Blue Valley
$290 Million floodway improvements completed
$1.33 Billion recent public and private investment in industrial riverfront area
134 acres existing trails and parks
2.5 miles of Missouri River frontage
WHAT LOCAL BUSINESS LEADERS ARE SAYING
CUSTOM TRUCK ONE SOURCE
I feel good about helping build something and leaving something behind.
MAY TECHNOLOGY &
We're centrally located to every part of the city and the airport is only 35 minutes away.
KC TERMINAL RAILROAD
It's hard to find areas across the country with so much potential for rail connection. The tracks are already there, it's just a matter of utilizing them.