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:

 

  • Opportunity Zone

  • 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

INDUSTRIAL INFRASTRUCTURE

420 acres rail right-of-way

High-Capacity utility service

LOCATION & ACCESS

15 minutes from downtown KCMO

2 major interstate interchanges 

MANUFACTURING FOCUS

~50% building area in manufacturing use

~460 acres planned for food manufacturing and ag facilities near Blue Valley

RECENT INVESTMENT
& ASSETS

$290 Million floodway improvements completed

$1.33 Billion recent public and private investment in industrial riverfront area

NATURAL AMENITIES

134 acres existing trails and parks

2.5 miles of Missouri River frontage

WHAT LOCAL BUSINESS LEADERS ARE SAYING

CHRIS ROSS,

CUSTOM TRUCK ONE SOURCE

I feel good about helping build something and leaving something behind.

RENO MAY,

MAY TECHNOLOGY & 

MANUFACTURING 

We're centrally located to every part of the city and the airport is only 35 minutes away.

SHAWN LAUBY,

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.

SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

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