Economic Development in Missouri

Every day, Missouri is engaged in a global competition for jobs, business expansions and relocations, and private sector investment in our economy. In the 21st Century, businesses can locate nearly anywhere in the world, and we want Missouri to be their first choice. We compete in a variety of ways: by recruiting new businesses to […]


COU Reaches New Heights

December 31, 2007 – (Columbia Mo) – Columbia Regional Airport – CLOSED. As a result of continued declines in passenger numbers and the inability to secure a reliable air service provider, the City of Columbia will close Columbia Regional Airport effective immediately. This was a headline and story that almost was. At the height of […]


What’s Happening In Real Estate

Last year was an interesting one for the Boone County residential real estate market. The market for 2016 was stagnant when compared to 2015. The sale of detached single family homes through the Columbia MLS system in the Columbia Public Schools territory were 1,880 in 2016 as opposed to 1,897 in 2015, which reflects a […]