Economic Development


Just Released:

Kansas City, KS (KCK) State of the Economy Report 2023(PDF, 1MB)

 This initial report, prepared by Future iQ and Stover & Associates, provides a market snapshot of KCK that lays the foundation for our ongoing Economic Development Strategy.

Committed to serving Wyandotte County, Kansas Businesses is the goal the Economic Development Division takes very seriously. Whatever the needs may be, the Unified Government's Economic Development Division is committed to working for...

  • Increased job opportunities for local residents;
  • Increasing the tax base of the community to continue to provide high-quality services to businesses and citizens;
  • Creating a quality of life characterized by stable neighborhoods and diverse opportunities;
  • Diversifying the local economy with growth in new technology, service sector, and tourism industries;

You can view past Economic Development public meetings on the UG's YouTube channel.

Read the Economic Development Incentives Report published May 31, 2021.

Department Head

Gunnar Hand, Interim Director of Economic Development