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URBN Partnership to create up to 2,000 jobs in Wyandotte County, Kansas

Christian Fernsby ▼ | August 7, 2020
Governor Laura Kelly announced that Urban Outfitters’ Inc. new 880,000-square-foot omni-channel distribution center will be located on ancillary land at Kansas Speedway in Wyandotte County.
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The partnership between the State of Kansas and Philadelphia-based URBN will create up to 2,000 new jobs and invest approximately $350 million in Kansas over several years.

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URBN cited Kansas’ central location, transportation infrastructure and skilled workforce as key factors in choosing Kansas for its distribution operation, acknowledging the location as critical to its distribution network.

The Department of Commerce worked closely with KC SmartPort, the Kansas City Area Development Council, the Wyandotte County Economic Development Council and Unified Government of Wyandotte County.