Southwest Johnson County EDC

Gardner hotel would serve booming JoCo base

Gardner hotel would serve booming JoCo base

A lack of nearby hotel and meeting space is a common concern among employers in Southwest Johnson County. Knowing that conference meeting space will help attract more business relocations and expansions to the area, the city is considering a plan for an 82-room hotel and conference center along I-35. 

Edgerton breaks from SW JoCo, forms its own EDC

Edgerton breaks from SW JoCo, forms its own EDC

With help from BNSF Railway, NorthPoint Development, and other local utility partners, the City of Edgerton is creating its own new public-private economic development organization. Officials hope this newly formed EDC will help the area sustain the tremendous growth it’s seen since the inception of Logistics Park Kansas City in late 2013.