The Economic Development Collaborative of southwest Missouri, northeast Oklahoma, and southeast Kansas.

The Economic Development Collaborative of Southwest Missouri, Northeast Oklahoma, and Southeast Kansas.

Why Site Selectors
Start Here

The MOKAN Joplin megaregion is an ideal intersection of commerce and community at the Crossroads of America's I-44/I-49 corridors.

The seven-county region offers plenty of unique possibilities, including multiple city and rural business industrial park options, some rail and state certified, within a 40-mile radius of the Joplin-Pittsburg-Miami MSAs, with prime warehousing and distribution sites. Site selectors find that investments go further here with lower costs of living and doing business.

It takes all kinds of people, business, and experiences to make a place. Big industry, a small start-up, or somewhere in between, there is a place for you here.

From Joplin (JLN), we offer direct flights to Denver International Airport (DEN) and Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (ORD), while Bentonville, Kansas City, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Springfield, and St. Louis markets are within a few hours drive. And our unique location makes two-day shipping possible to almost anywhere in the U.S.

Let us help you navigate options in locating or expanding your business here.

Search MOKAN Region Industrial Parks & Commercial Buildings

Curious about specific industrial sites? Warehouses and distribution centers? Looking for Missouri Certified Sites or BNSF Rail Certified Sites...we have them. See why we added nearly 1 million square feet of manufacturing and warehousing in 2020 and again in 2021, and on track for 2022.

Use this quick-search system to enter the criteria that matters to you and see what's available. Then let us help you make a deal. And if you need incentives, we hthem. The MOKAN Region has an abundance of affordable industrial sites and existing buildings on the I44/I49 corridors.

Available Buildings and Industrial SitesWarehousing Services & Buildings

The Region In Focus

view all articles

Innovation Start-Up Grant Application Now Open

Gov Parson Announces Funding Available for New Partnership Programs between Businesses and Childcare Providers


Joplin Ranked Second in Wall Street Journal's 'Top 10 Places for Remote Workers'


2022 Employer Survey Report Released

The results of MOKAN's 2022 Employer Survey spans business needs, community services, and workforce challenges.


MOKAN Region Featured in International Magazine

The MOKAN Region featured in an international site selector magazine for Spring 2022 Issue


The Demographic Drought: Bridging the Gap in our Labor Force

EMSI publishes 2022 report


State Announces Joplin Crossroads Industrial Park as Missouri Certified Site

MO Dept of Economic Development announced that the Crossroads Industrial Park in Joplin is now a Missouri Certified Site.


MOKAN Region Industries & Supply Chains

Our State Partners