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Shawnee is one of the fastest growing cities in the Kansas City metropolitan area and in the State of Kansas. This city has grown at a rate of 25% or more every decade. Development, even in the market’s current conditions, has continued. Here are a few business indicators to consider in Shawnee.


Shawnee Economic Development Accomplishments

July 2009 - June 2010

Investment: $37.2 million

New jobs: 375

New construction: 170,200 sq. feet ($25.7 million)

Number of projects: 30

Total space: 405,000 square feet

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Completed Projects - July 2009 - June 2010

Amos Family Funeral Home – renovated funeral home
Bar West – restaurant & bar
Casey’s General Store – newly built convenience store
Ceah Realtors – newly developed 2 story building
Christian Brothers Automotive – newly built automotive repair service
Dandelions and Mud Puddles – child development center
Dodge City Beef – meat market
Donovan’s Service – expansion of automotive repair shop
Eggtc. – breakfast and lunch restaurant
Eiko Ltd. – expanded light-source equipment manufacturing facility
El Maguey – Mexican restaurant
Fritz’s Railroad Restaurant – newly built restaurant where food is delivered by miniature train
Funky Munky – music store expanded to larger space
Goodwill – retail store expanded to larger space
Happy Banzai – Japanese restaurant
Kansas Dept. of Parks – newly built state parks and wildlife
KidSTOP – short-term child care facility
Learning Care Group – pharmacy support
Little Monkey Bizness – indoor children’s amusement center
Millwood Business Center I – newly developed industrial condo building
Numerical Control Support – renovated machine parts manufacturing facility
Shawnee Cycle Plaza – expanded showroom
Surface Center Interiors – expanded granite, marble & tile manufacturing facility
Walgreen’s (east) – newly built drug store
Waxy O’Shea’s – Irish restaurant
WestGlen EyeCare – expanded optometry to newly built facility
Widmer Shoppes – newly developed retail strip center
Woodsonia West Office II – newly built office space


2010 Building Permits & Values, as of July 2010

# of Permits
Commercial Remodel
New Commercial