The Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council (LSEDC) is a public-private sector partnership devoted to improving the economic well-being of Lee’s Summit, Missouri. With an economic base of more than $2 billion and growing, Lee’s Summit is the employment epicenter of Eastern Jackson County in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Recognizing that the creation of high-skill, high-wage jobs will diversify and grow the local economy and tax base, LSEDC works to attract new business and investment to the City of Lee’s Summit while supporting the expansion of existing businesses. Our diversified economy is comprised of highly-desirable industry clusters such as advanced manufacturing, aerospace, healthcare and information technology.

Companies that choose a Lee’s Summit location will appreciate the city’s business-friendly Development Center. With a single point of contact from proposal to permit, projects move swiftly through the approval process. Along the way, LSEDC is there to assist with site selection, incentive applications, and workforce development services.

LSEDC leverages local, regional, state and national partnerships and collaborations to support economic development efforts to fulfill its mission: To promote and enhance the City of Lee’s Summit as a model community for economic innovation and growth fueled by a pro-business environment, diverse economic base and a commitment to strong relationships and work ethic.