Overland Park, KS Business Overview

By Braxton Shoop on August 13, 2012 at 9:57 pm EST

Located only 13 miles southwest of Kansas City, Overland Park is a major center for business in Kansas and earned a AAA rating – the highest bond rating – from Moody's, Standard & Poor's and Fitch for sound financial planning and budgeting.

As the second largest city in Kansas, Overland Park is home to more than 3,800 companies and major employers such as Sprint's world headquarters, AT&T and J.P. Morgan, to name a few.

Transportation

Businesses benefit from the Johnson County Airport, which operates a 4,100-foot runway accommodating more than 50,000 operations annually. Nearby Interstates 35 and 435, as well as the Overland Parkway and Switzer Bypass, help carry commuters to work throughout western Overland Park.

Overland Park Accolades

Overland has earned several accolades including: sixth place on Money's list of America's Best Places to Live, 10th Best City in U.S. to Conduct Business according to Business Development Outlook, the second Smartest City in America according to Applied Geographic Solutions, and among the top 20 on Employment Review's list of Best Places to Live and Work.

See a list of top employers in Overland Park.

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