Why Shop Local For The Holidays?


Shopping local (especially in Martin City) helps us build and grow! When you give someone a gift from a local Martin City business, a portion of the sales tax paid directly benefits our district. It’s how we pay for our new roads, sidewalks, hanging baskets, and other projects that keep our community vibrant. This year, many […]

Third Thursday Draws In Droves To Martin City


THANK YOU SO MUCH to everyone who attended our Third Thursday event, The Martin Talks, with KSquared, Katie Van Luchene and Kimberly Winter Stern, at The Martin Event Space on Thursday, July 21st! The Martin City Business and Community Association works hard to plan this fun event that brought in an even larger crowd than […]

Martin City CID Wins the People’s Choice Award

Martin City CID Cornerstone Award Winner

In 2005, over 70 businesses in the Martin City area joined together to create a Community Improvement District to foster economic growth. On May 11th, 2016, the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, MO, honored the Martin City Community Improvement District as one of 10 Cornerstone Award winners at Union Station. While the CID knew going […]

May 2016 Construction Update

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Please pardon the mess along 135th Street between Wornall Road and Oak Street! April’s rain has made a real mess…. the price to pay for progress! Driver Alert!!! Temporary asphalt is being poured to shift traffic north. Traffic will soon be shifted to keep access available as the construction crew demolishes sections of the asphalt […]

MMC Contractors Helps One Of Its Own

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Martin City is a great place to do business because we are a tight-knit community. Everyone is willing to step up and help when someone’s in need. One community member recently learned this first-hand. Jeff Tyler is the business development manager at MMC Contractors, a national mechanical contractor company with an office in Martin City, […]

How The Martin City CID Grew In 2015!


From start to finish, many of our success stories in 2015 were centered around the growth of our business community. Here are some of the ways we made headlines: Martin City Welcomed SIX New Businesses In 2015! If you haven’t had a chance to stop by and welcome these new businesses to the neighborhood, there’s […]