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Wright City Economic Development
The Wright City Economic Development Department is here to help you facilitate locating a new business, relocate an existing business, or expand your existing business in Wright City. The City has formed many partnerships with the State of Missouri, Regional Groups, and other taxing entities to make your move or expansion go as smoothly as possible.
LOCATION AND ACCESS
Perfectly situated near the geographic and population centers of the United States, the City is just 48 miles west of downtown St. Louis. The City’s location on Interstate 70, the main cross-country artery, makes it an ideal location for many businesses. Also, Lambert International Airport is only 38 miles away.
LAND AND BUILDINGS
Land from industrial park lots to large tracts are available in Wright City. Various Industrial Buildings are for sale. A large portion of the land and buildings are zoned Heavy Industrial. Norfolk Southern Railroad has a rail line through Wright City so some sites have rail available. The Missouri Department of Economic Development has a comprehensive database that maintains available sites and building to make your search easier.
Wright City draws from a five-county area for its workforce, which surpasses 150,000 people. It is a dedicated workforce with good work ethics that are traditional in the Midwest. Programs are available for customized training. Within 30 minutes drive, there are excellent tech schools, junior colleges, and universities.
The City welcomes new business and is eager to help match businesses with available incentives and financing. The City has a number of local sources for financing. In addition, Wright City participates in the entire vast array of incentive and financing programs offered by the State of Missouri through Department of Economic Development.
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