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Martin City Businesses could be eligible for tax abatement, tax credits, and SBA loans
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Martin City Businesses could be eligible for tax abatement, tax credits, and SBA loans

The Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri has information about state and local incentives available to new or expanding businesses in Kansas City, Missouri (which includes Martin City). If you have questions about these programs, please contact Steve Rinne at the EDC to help you navigate what may be available to your business. srinne@edckc.com (816) 691-2129 *The...

How The Local Library Is Helping Small Businesses
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How The Local Library Is Helping Small Businesses

Many people think the local public library is great for kids and seniors but most of them don’t realize the important role it plays in the lives of small business owners and entrepreneurs. In addition to books and multimedia on creating and running a business, local public libraries often offer space for meetings and training, giving...

Martin City CID Supports New KCI Single Terminal Plan
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Martin City CID Supports New KCI Single Terminal Plan

The Martin City Community Improvement District has voted to fully support a new single terminal plan at KCI. When the Kansas City International Airport was built in 1972, it was called the “Airport of the Future” because of the ability to drive up to your gate. Today, that concept is causing problems for travelers, creating...

Fishtech Officially Opens Their Doors In Martin City!
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Fishtech Officially Opens Their Doors In Martin City!

On Thursday, June 1st, Fishtech officially opened their doors in Martin City and Founder Gary Fish toasted all those who helped bring this project to life. Several Missouri dignitaries were present to celebrate the official opening and Sixth District Councilman Scott Taylor thanked Fishtech for all they’ve brought to South Kansas City. “There is so much...

Martin City CID Hires New Executive Director
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Martin City CID Hires New Executive Director

The Martin City Community Improvement District (MCCID) has hired Marla Duck to be the new Executive Director of the district. Duck replaces Missy Wilson who recently accepted a position as the City of Raytown’s Economic Development Administrator after four years of service to the CID. The Martin City CID is a 300 + acre business...

Congratulations Martin City #KCCornerstone Winners!
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Congratulations Martin City #KCCornerstone Winners!

Congratulations to our own MMC Contractors and Fishtech for being named 2017 Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri Cornerstone winners! Cornerstone Award winners provide economic stimulus to our city and MMC Contractors and Fishtech are great examples of that. MMC Contractors has been in Martin City for 10 years and has been a longtime supporter of...

Martin City Businesses Benefit From Participating In Security Program
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Martin City Businesses Benefit From Participating In Security Program

FACT: Businesses small and large continue to suffer economic and personal loss from the criminal segment of today’s society. FACT: Increasingly, the private sector is incurring significant costs in an effort to provide their own protection of property. SOLUTION: If you are a Martin City business, you can join the MCCID Security Program! The Martin City Community...

MCCID Board Presentation On Go Bond Proposal
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MCCID Board Presentation On Go Bond Proposal

The Kansas City Missouri City Council has passed an ordinance placing an $800 million infrastructure repair plan on the April 4 ballot, seeking resident approval for a comprehensive capital improvements program. The CID Board is concerned about the impact property tax increases would have on Martin City businesses, however, they also recognize the passing of...

5 Reasons Why Martin City Is A Good Investment
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5 Reasons Why Martin City Is A Good Investment

If you haven’t ventured down to Martin City lately, you might not be aware of how much investment is being made in our district. We have a LOT going on… and we have a LOT of opportunities still to come! Here are five things that make Martin City a GREAT investment… 1. Major Infrastructure Improvements Have...