Coleman Company, Inc.

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W.C. Coleman

W.C. Coleman could see the light for the darkness. The young salesman was taking a stroll after a hard day’s work selling typewriters, and spotted a new type of lamplight in a drugstore window in Brockton, Alabama. This new light burned with a strong, steady white flame and was fueled by gasoline. The standard lamp of the era burned kerosene … Read More

Demdaco Distribution Facility at LPKC Wins Capstone Award

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Today, the Kansas City Business Journal recognized one of the first tenants at Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC) — Demdaco — and the entire LPKC development team with a prestigious Capstone Award in the Industrial Category. In its tenth year, the Capstone Awards spotlight organizations that have been involved in real estate development projects that enhance the Kansas City area. … Read More

Northpoint Development to Construct the Largest Speculative Building in Kansas City History

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Logistics Park Kansas City building will total 822,104 square feet EDGERTON, Kan. (May 5, 2015) – NorthPoint Development has announced the construction of Inland Port XIV, an 822,104 square- foot speculative building at Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC). In addition to being the largest industrial building constructed on a speculative basis in the Kansas City market, the building will be … Read More

Gardner governing body approves proposed economic development incentive policy

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(Gardner, Kan.) — On April 20, during Monday evening’s city council meeting, Gardner’s governing body approved a proposed economic development incentive policy. The policy – developed under the guidance of Gardner’s Economic Development Council – informs prospective developers of the types of incentives available and potential application of incentives to fund development projects within Gardner. “Adopting this new incentive policy … Read More

Flexsteel will bring 141 jobs to new Edgerton facility

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Rob Roberts Reporter- Kansas City Business Journal Flexsteel Industries Inc., one of the nation’s oldest and largest furniture manufacturers, will add 141 jobs at the 500,000-square-foot distribution facility it recently bought at Logistics Park Kansas City in Edgerton. Bob Marcusse, CEO of the Kansas City Area Development Council, said Flexsteel’s annual payroll will be $4.5 million. In addition, it will … Read More