Work Force Development


New $300 Million Project Proposed for the Former Great Mall Site

Life is finally returning to the land where the Great Mall of the Great Plains once stood in Olathe. Woodbury Corporation announced that it will propose to redevelop the site as a $300 million mixed-use property. With the name Mentum,… more

Report: Hill’s Pet Nutrition Mentioned as Top Vendor in the Global Prescription Pet Food Market

The Midwest is home to a slew of notable headquarters spanning various sectors. Kansas City alone claims JE Dunn, Burns & McDonnell, Dairy Farmers of America and AMC, just to name a few. And right down the road in Kansas’… more

MU Professor Wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

It was a day to remember in Tiger Town. Yesterday, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that George Smith, MU Curators Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, had won the 2018 Nobel Prize in chemistry. He is the first… more

The 2018 Ingram’s 250

Before you can compile a roster of the most influential business executives in a market of nearly 3 million people, you first must define what it means to have influence as an executive, what it means to wield that power,… more

Donations Set New Business School Building in Motion at Park

Three donations from area foundations, totaling $1.8 million, will go toward construction of a new home for the school of business at Park University, the university announced today. Leading the way was the Overland Park-based Sunderland Foundation with a $1… more

MARC survey: Kansas Citians have good quality of life

Seventy-nine percent of Kansas City-area residents say their quality of life is good or excellent, according to a survey commissioned by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation in partnership with the Mid-America Regional Council. This number is up from 74 percent… more

Kansas City Zoo to Add Aquarium

The Kansas City Zoo is planning to add a $75 million saltwater aquarium, according to a resolution sponsored by Kansas City Councilmember Alissia Canady and Councilmember Kevin McManus. To fund the project, the councilmembers have proposed the City of Kansas City… more

Kauffman Affiliate, UMKC Launching Start-Up Networking Forum

Entrepreneur Business Basics, a Kauffman Foundation affiliate, will unveil a new piece of the support ecosystem for entrepreneurs this week, in partnership with the Block School of Management at UMKC. The organization announced today that it would launch Kansas City’s… more

New Distribution Center Opening in Edgerton

Emporia-based Hopkins Manufacturing Corporation will open a distribution center in Edgerton in June of this year.  The facility will be located in the Inland Port VIII at the Logistics Park, next to the BNSF Intermodal Facility.  The first shipments from… more

Upcoming: Construction’s Challenge

The upcoming edition of  Ingram's magazine will include a special report on the 2018 Construction Industry Outlook Assembly, a gathering of nearly three dozen high-level executives that took place Jan. 3. You won't want to miss their discussion on the… more