Our local communities utilize financial incentives to help attract and keep jobs in Johnson County. In this third installment in a series of articles about Aspire’s economic development efforts, you can read about the incentives and how they work. Previous installments in this series can be viewed here. Watch for the fourth and final installment, discussing community development, in mid-January.

Broadcast journalist, talk show host and author, Tamron Hall, shares the story of a former director of concert tours, Candace Newman. Candace’s work came to a halt in March of 2020 when she was furloughed. She turned this into a time of growth by reshuffling her career and launching her own company while adapting to changes in the music industry. According to Tamron, “The pandemic exposed vast inequalities across all industries, particularly for working mothers and caretakers. Having navigated these difficult challenges for over a year, working women are redrawing the map to create a more equal and equitable future for us all.

You’ve heard about the supply chain issues. As a business leader, you’ve been impacted. But why, exactly, is it so darn hard to get our stuff off the boats? This column from Area Development Magazine breaks down the major issues at the ports contributing to the supply chain bottleneck and highlights White House task force remedies to help move things along.

The Aspire website features a sites and buildings database with industrial, warehouse, and class A zoned properties and buildings available for sale or lease. Visit the database here. And check out December’s featured property, Mohr Logistics Park Building Nine, which is fixture ready for your expansion! Thanks to T&W Design & Build for partnering with Aspire to build the database!

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Approved Mortgage
Barn at Bay Horse Inn
Dugan Air
Franklin Insurance Agency
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SPG Roofing and Restoration LLC
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MIS Company
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Friday, January 7th
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Wednesday, January 5th
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Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

Tuesday, January 11th
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