Google to Build $1 Billion Data Center in Kansas City

Posted March 20, 2024 Updated 10:52 a.m., March 20, 2024 Google said this morning that it would expand its presence in Kansas City's expanding tech sector with a $1 billion data center at the Hunt Midwest Business Center, along with… more

Evergy Chairman to Retire, CEO David Campbell to Assume Role in May

Posted March 11, 2024 Evergy, Inc. announced chairman Mark Ruelle plans to retire later this year leaving the company’s president and CEO to take up his position. Ruelle has served as board chairman since 2018 following the merger between Westar… more

Compass Minerals Names its Next COO, Transferred From U.K. Operations

Posted February 26, 2024 Overland Park-based Compass Minerals International Inc. has named Gordon Dunn as the company’s next chief operations officer. He previously led the company’s operations in the United Kingdom. Dunn will be responsible for managing global operations across… more

CorEnergy Files For Chapter 11, Enters Restructuring Support Agreement

Posted February 26, 2024 Kansas City-based CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, Inc. announced it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as part of an agreement with its noteholders to restructure the company’s debt. CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust,… more

Tallgrass Energy Partners Parent Announces $400M Private Placement

Posted February 22, 2024 Prairie Acquiror LP, which owns Leawood-based Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP, announced it intends to offer $400 million of senior secured notes due in 2029 in a private placement to eligible purchasers. Prairie Acquiror intends to use… more

Spire, KC Water Partner For KC’s First Renewable Energy Facility

Posted January 16, 2023 St. Louis-based Spire Inc. is partnering with KC Water to develop the first renewable natural gas facility in Kansas City, Mo., generating nearly $1 million in annual revenue for KC Water. The Kansas City Council approved… more

Ingram’s September 2023 Digital Edition

You can read all about the Ingram's 250 in the September Digital Edition here.   more

Panasonic in DeSoto: And So It Begins . . .

Gov. Laura Kelly and Lt. Gov. David Toland flanked Kazuo Tadanobu, president and CEO of Panasonic Energy of North America, and other dignitaries as the dirt began to fly on the battery-plant construction site.   Public officials, local dignitaries, economic-development… more

Meta Goes Mega With KC Data Center

Meta Platforms, the company most everyone on the planet still knows as Facebook, announced today that it would spend $800 million to occupy nearly 1 million square feet of space in a Northland data-center complex. Company officials, along with state… more

Grain Belt Express progress on slow roll

The Grain Belt Express is starting to acquire land along its route spanning across nearly the width of both states. Despite the start, landowners, local officials and some Missouri lawmakers continue to push back, arguing the project will be destructive… more