Missouri offered double the incentives, but Urban Outfitters chose to build in Kansas
The Kansas City Star
Kevin Hardy and Allison Kite
December 22, 2020
- “In August, the company announced it would create up to 2,000 jobs in a new facility near the intersection of State Avenue and Speedway Boulevard. With some 1 million square feet of work space, it’s expected to become the largest facility of Urban Outfitters, which operates several brands including Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie and Terrain.”
- Urban Outfitters will receive up to $5 million from the state Job Creation Fund. Some of those dollars are earmarked for childcare and transportation services for employees at the new facility. The company is also expected to receive about $1.2 million from the Promoting Employment Across Kansas program.
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