February 11, 2016

No abatement for Riverbend Transfer

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com Fifty percent tax abatements are the norm for warehouse projects in Gardner, Olathe and other cities competing for industrial development. But not so at New Century AirCenter. Tom Riederer, president of the Southwest Johnson County Economic Development Corp., said the powers that be at New Century weigh abatement requests individually. Riverbend Transfer, Continue Reading

Edgerton may form partnership with SWJCEDC

Corbin H. Crable chcrable@gardnernews.com As the Kansas City Logistics Park and intermodal facility charge closer to Edgerton, one area organization wants to strike up a relationship with the city. Tom Riederer, president of the Southwest Johnson County Economic Development Corp., has proposed a partnership between the EDC and the city of Edgerton. He briefly addressed Continue Reading