REDI (Regional Economic Development, Inc.) is available to answer your economic development questions and help make Columbia and Boone County, Missouri, home to your business. Organized in 1988 to promote positive economic expansion in Columbia and Boone County, REDI is a nonprofit, public/private partnership that works to provide increased economic opportunities for the area while maintaining a high quality of life.
REDI acts as a local point of contact for any company that requests information about Columbia and Boone County. In addition to providing available site and building information, comprehensive area demographics and labor availability studies, REDI organizes community tours, facilitates community leader introductions when prospective companies visit the area and acts as a liaison for local utilities and city government. REDI also serves as a liaison with the State Department of Economic Development to provide customized state incentive proposals and coordinates the Chapter 100 Revenue Bond application process. Once a company locates in Columbia or Boone County, REDI assists in groundbreaking and ribbon-cutting ceremonies.