About REDI

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.

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Featured Investor

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Plaza Commercial Realty

Paul Land, Principal/Owner is recognized as a market leader in commercial property listing and commercial transaction volume, leasing and sales. Paul is a member of the National Association of Realtors, Missouri Association of Realtors, and Past President of Columbia Board of REALTORS. Past recipient Columbia Board of Realtors "REALTOR of the Year" award. Serves on many community and local trade organization committees and taskforces dealing with real estate development matters and economic development

The Latest News

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REDI President Mike Brooks Honored

Mike Brooks was presented the 2014 Governor’s Career Service in Economic Development Award by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon. Pictured, left to right, are Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, REDI President Mike Brooks, and Missouri Department of Economic Development Director Mike Downing.