Franklin County, KS is the ideal home for a variety of business types. With a less than 25 minute drive-time to reach the greater Kansas City metro, multiple industrial properties minutes from the Interstate 35 corridor and with the county border located less than 10 miles from the new Kansas City Logistics Park (BNSF rail intermodal facility in Edgerton, KS), Franklin County is well positioned to assist multiple industry sectors grow within our region.
Target industries that Franklin County Development Council places a priority on growing in the County:
- Warehouse and Distribution firms (existing companies with a warehouse/distribution presence in Franklin County include American Eagle Outfitters and Walmart Logistics)
- Manufacturing companies seeking a location close to the NAFTA trade corridor and/or the Kansas City metro region
- Start-up companies seeking a location with a low cost of doing business
- Bio-science companies seeking a location close to the Kansas-Missouri bio-science corridor
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, Executive Director of the Franklin County Development Council for more information.