Development in Pratt, Kansas
& Industry Sites
for Pratt County
labor force ...............
housing, as well as finer, older homes, are available in Pratt.
We have seven real estate companies to work with. A professional
moving company is located in Pratt to help with relocation
needs. Neighborhood revitalization is in place, offering tax
rebate incentives on both residential and commercial construction.
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is strategically located in south central Kansas on highways
54, 281 and K-61. The location offers many advantages - small
town charm, yet the close proximity to the cities when needed.
is approximately one hour from a major airport (Wichita) and
interstate highway (I-35).
Area Economic Development Corporation (PAEDC)
Pratt Are Economic Development Corporation is an aggressive
organization that works in conjunction with the city, county
and the Pratt Area Chamber to enhance the business climate
for existing and start-up businesses.
is located in the Pratt Area Chamber of Commerce office at
114 North Main, Pratt, KS 67124
more information, contact:
- Kenton Ladenburger, President
- Jack Galle, Secretary/Treasurer
- Steve Mills
- Curtis Nightingale
- Darrell Stroda
Revitalization allows for a rebate on increased property
taxes for new construction, both residential and commercial.
Micro Loan Program is a low-interest loan program
for businesses with five and fewer employees. Rate of interest
is 2 points above prime at the time of the loan. There are
some low-to-moderate income guidelines.
is available upon request, accompanied by a full business
plan and statement of needs. The requests are reviewed by
the board with consideration given to the number of jobs created,
the return to the community in the way of property tax and/or
sales tax, and capital investment. The Economic Development
corporation can help with state assistance programs as well.
Pratt Area Economic Development Corporation is part of an
Enterprise Facilitation Grant in four counties to enhance
is a program designed to reward anyone who has a potential
prospect in mind that may be interested in locating in Pratt
County. To qualify for the reward one needs to give whatever
information is available to the Economic Development board.
The business must locate in Pratt County within six months
after contact, and employ five people within the year following
location. Final decisions remain with the Board of Directors.
- Pratt is a regional
trade center for a 50-mile radius with a trade pull factor of
and the railroad have helped form the community into
the regional trade center it is today.
- A regional
medical center, community college, outstanding educational system,
a resurgence in the oil and gas industry, a manufacturing base,
diverse shopping, and expanding technology infrastructure provide
opportunities and strength to our community.