Business News

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...

Congratulations Martin City Cornerstone Winners!
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Congratulations Martin City Cornerstone 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...

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...

American Companies, Inc. Expands to Martin City!
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American Companies, Inc. Expands to Martin City!

Whether you know it or not, you’ve seen the work of American Companies, Inc. For the past 30 years, owner Gale Holsman and his team have provided street, parking lot, and event clean up across Kansas City, including Chiefs and Royals games, the Country Club Plaza, and even our own Irishpalooza parade. We are excited...

Congratulations to #KCCornerstone Finalists MMC Contractors and Fishtech!
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Congratulations to #KCCornerstone Finalists MMC Contractors and Fishtech!

We are honored to once again have a few of our Martin City businesses recognized as Cornerstone Finalists by the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri. Congratulations to MMC Contractors and Fishtech for making the 2017 Finalist list! We are proud to have these two incredibly valuable companies in Martin City, and especially appreciate...

Martin City Businesses Prepare For Irishpalooza!
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Martin City Businesses Prepare For Irishpalooza!

The 30th Anniversary of Irishpalooza is just around the corner and Martin City businesses have been busy making preparations for the March 12th event. Whether they are Irishpalooza sponsors or they’ve entered a float in the parade, our local businesses are coming out with a bang to support our Martin City community. Grade-A-Tree Care has plans...