SWJEDC Sets Sight On Additional Growth

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View full article here. Greg Martinette President, SWJEDC As I wrap up my second year in Southwest Johnson County, I am proud to report prosperity and positive economic development continues to maintain a brisk pace at New Century AirCenter and in the cities of Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill. Over the past year, the Southwest Johnson County EDC submitted 33 … Read More

Hampton Inn Project Moves Forward to Council

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Read full article here. Gardner News Rick Poppitz Plans for a Hampton Inn Hotel and Conference Center near the southeast corner of Cedar Niles Road and East Santa Fe Street were approved by the Gardner Planning Commission last week. The proposal by Gardner Hospitality LLC calls for an 82-room hotel and 8,200 square feet of meeting space, with a targeted … Read More

Gardner hotel would serve booming JoCo base

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Read full article here. MetroWire Media Autumn MorningSky Developer Deepak Parmar has big plans for Gardner. He’s put a plan before the city planning commission, which if approved would add an 82-room Hampton Inn Hotel and 8,200-square-foot conference center to the southeast corner of Cedar Niles Road and East Santa Fe Street. Parmar, principal of Gardner Hospitality LLC, is targeting … Read More

Hotel project follows businesses to southwest Johnson County

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Read full article here. Kansas City Business Journal Rob Roberts A partnership led by the owner of Kansas City-based Independence Lodging Co. is planning to invest $11 million to $12 million to develop the Hampton Inn Hotel and Conference Center in Gardner. A site plan for the project received a unanimous recommendation for approval on Tuesday by the Gardner Planning … Read More

New Hampton Inn Hotel and Conferece Center Proposed

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Read full article here. Gardner News The Gardner Planning Commission will consider a site plan request for development of a new Hampton Inn Hotel and Conference Center near the southeast corner of Cedar Niles Road and East Santa Fe Street. The proposal by Gardner Hospitality LLC calls for an 82-room hotel and 8,200 square feet of meeting space, with a … Read More

Southwest Johnson County EDC Welcomes Meghan McDermott

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On December 15, the Southwest Johnson County Kansas Economic Development Corporation (EDC) welcomed Meghan McDermott as Economic Development Director. McDermott will be working 30+ hours per week, splitting her time between the EDC and the Gardner Edgerton Chamber. She will work primarily in the Chamber office from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. A Gardner native, Meghan earned a degree in … Read More

December 2016 Bulletin

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ACTIVITY UPDATE As 2016 comes to a close, project activity and interest in Southwest Johnson County is not slowing down. There are several announcements on the very near horizon. Most notably, one you may have gotten wind of, “Project Butler” is a new concept in the market the company is not quite ready to introduce. The leases have been signed … Read More

Investor Spotlight: TSL Companies

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A new Gold Investor, TSL Companies (TSL) is an integrated, value added, full service logistics organization. It services all of the domestic markets in North America with intermodal contracts encompassing all class one railroads and a network of contracted over-the-road, for-hire trucking companies. TSL has been involved with international containerized freight shipments since its inception. However, with the advent of … Read More

Triumph Group Relocates to Logistics Park Kansas City

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Earlier this week, Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI) headquartered in Berwyn, Pa., announced it is relocating its Kansas City-area operations later this year from Grandview, Mo., to a new purpose-built facility at Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC) in Edgerton, Kan. Triumph plans to occupy 156,000 square feet of Inland Port XXXI at LPKC under a long-term lease agreement with NorthPoint Development. … Read More