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- 2015

December 2015

Shawnee Chamber of Commerce supports development

By Nico Roesler, Shawnee Dispatch

November 2015

Shawnee lands on 'Best Small Cities in America' list

Shawnee is one of two cities in the Kansas City metro named on top 100 Small Cities list.

October 2015

Council approves SEED loan for Device Shop

Loan is funded by the Shawnee Economic Development Fund

by Nico Roesler, Shawnee Dispatch

July 2015
Device Shop provides development center for startups

The Device Center offers something new not only in Kansas, but across the country.

by Nico Roesler, Shawnee Dispatch

July 2015

Economic Development Council Presents Business Development & Downtown Partnership Awards

11 Businesses honored during annual Business Appreciation event

Shawnee Dispatch

June 2015

Google Fiber and AT&T GigaPower Update

Infrastructure updates with equipment should have better long-term structural performance.

June 2015

Shawnee Chamber is finalist for Chamber of the Year

Decision will be made by Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives in August.

June 2015

Shawnee Mission Medical Center reveals $35M update

Project will revamp the first floor of the original hospital tower on the campus.

June 2015

Shawnee Chamber up for national honors

Chamber selected based on organizational strengths and community impact.

The Kansas City Star

May 2015

$250 Million in economic development in Shawnee

Easy to use interactive map created by the Shawnee Economic Development Council illustrates housing, office space, industrial developments and multiuse spaces in Shawnee

April 2015

Shawnee Chamber celebrates service of former Mayor Jeff Meyers

The City of Shawnee, leaders of surrounding cities and members of the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce celebrated the leadership of former Mayor Jeff Meyers.

Shawnee Dispatch

April 2015

RiskIQ Establishes US Customer Success Center in Kansas City

RiskIQ, the company that enables organizations to discover, inventory and secure their digital footprints, today announced that it is expanding operations with a new center near Kansas City in Shawnee, Kansas.

March 2015

Fizzled Shawnee Landing Project won't hault sewer project.

by Roxie Hammill, Kansas City Star

March 2015

Developers cancel proposed Shawnee Landing project

Commercial project plans for the last undeveloped corner of Maurer Road and Shawnee Mission Parkway have been cancelled.

February 2015

Study shows retail options not meeting Shawnee's needs

Shawnee Economic Development Council retail leakage study highlights the amount of money Shawnee residents are estimated to spend outside of Shawnee with lack of retail options.

by Nico Roesler, Shawnee Dispatch

February 2015

City to consider incentives for Dick's Sporting Goods-anchored Shawnee Landing

The City of Shawnee will consider a total of $23.8 million worth of incentives for the proposed Shawnee Landing commercial development.

by Nico Roesler, Shawnee Dispatch

February 2015

Economic development, streets maintenance lead priorities list for Shawnee Mayoral candidates

The next mayor of Shawnee will have many issues to deal with. Candidates share their comments on the issues.

Kansas City Star

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