Columbia Ranked #7 Mid-Size Leading Location

Area Development named Columbia, Mo., the #7 Mid-Size City on its list of Leading Locations for 2014. Columbia was ranked #23 overall among the 379 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) of all sizes analyzed across the nation.


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REDI Downtown Incubator

REDI's Downtown Incubator, next door to REDI’s headquarters, serves as an affordable, 24-hour office space for entrepreneurship in Columbia, providing resources and space for local entrepreneurs.


Columbia #1 "Best-Performing Cities"

Columbia ranks #1 with strong performances across the board. Growth in high-tech GDP and the number of high-tech industries drove its top ranking.

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RE/MAX Boone Realty

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Veterans United Home Loans

At Veterans United Home Loans, we begin every day committed to excellence and finding fulfillment in what we do. By celebrating our victories, learning from our mistakes, and embracing change, we continuously improve as people, as professionals, and as a company. We strive to amaze. We actively contribute to the VUHL family-spirit, and have fun at work. As a team, we proudly serve those who have served our country. We are passionate.

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Cradle to Career’s director and supporters spoke at the June 5, 2014, REDI Membership Breakfast about their mission to improve Columbia’s student outcomes and the positive impact such improvement would have on Columbia’s students, community and economy.