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IT Engineering Solutions Provider Selects Kansas City Region for Corporate HQ & Focus Continues to Elevate KC Global Design

by Laura Patriquin | Nov 05, 2021

KCADC Annual Meeting announces NetPMD Solutions & the new home for community-wide initiative promoting the region's strengths in architecture, engineering, construction and tech

Kansas City, MONovember 5, 2021Updated December 3, 2021 – The Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) announced today at its Annual Meeting that NetPMD Solutions, a leading provider of professional services and network design solutions, is locating its operations in the Kansas City region. The company, with an office currently in Arizona, plans to create more than 100 technical and corporate jobs.

“We are extremely excited about the opportunities presented by locating our corporate headquarters in the Kansas City region,” said David Seematter, CEO of NetPMD Solutions. “Our projects span across the U.S., so being based in the Midwest provides easy access to our customers. In addition, the favorable business economics and deep well of talent to draw from in KC will further our growth.”

The company selected the KC region based on a combination of factors, including telecommunications infrastructure, central U.S. location, available workforce and affordable tax and utility costs.

“Kansas is one of the best places in the nation to do business, and NetPMD’s decision to build their headquarters in the Kansas City region is proof that companies are taking note,” said Governor Laura Kelly. “We’ll continue leveraging our central location, pro-business environment, and top-tier workforce to recruit new jobs, companies, and families to our state.”

NetPMD Solutions' corporate headquarters will be located at Executive Hills Building 26 at 8500 W. 110th Street, Overland Park, Kansas. The Cushman & Wakefield Office Team of Andrew Greene, Suzanne Dimmel and Leonard Popplewell assisted NetPMD Solutions with their office search.

"NetPMD had a number of options across the U.S. for its headquarters,” said Andrew Greene, senior associate at Cushman & Wakefield. “Its selection of the Kansas City area and Overland Park speaks volumes about the business climate and workforce in our region. What’s more, it’s a further example of high-tech firms’ expanding role in growing Kansas City’s economy."

NetPMD Solutions provides comprehensive design solutions for customers across the U.S., with a focus on fiber networks. The company offers a variety of professional services that can be brought together to form a complete solution, including network design, network engineering and turnkey solutions.

“Kansas City is the most connected region in the U.S. with 5.5 million miles of fiber, and NetPMD Solution’s selection of the KC market for its headquarters will enhance the company’s long-term success,” said Tim Cowden, president and CEO at the Kansas City Area Development Council. “With KC’s tech industry employing one in every 10 workers, our region is a prime location for companies looking to tap into a collaborative and talent-rich community.”

A variety of technical and non-technical positions are being actively hired, including CAD Drafters, GIS Engineers, Fiber Network Designers, Professional Civil Engineers and Project Managers. Potential candidates may visit NetPMD Solutions for more information.

The 2021 KCADC Annual Meeting also announced the new home for KC Global Design, a collective of the world’s leading architecture, engineering, design and construction firms based in the KC region. Under the KCADC umbrella of initiatives, KC Global Design will continue to focus on and elevate the following efforts: building awareness for KC as a top design market; expanding talent attraction and retention; and driving innovation in the industry through collaborative leadership.

“As the sales and marketing engine for the region, KCADC has the resources and expertise to help KC Global Design further its ability to showcase Kansas City’s excellence in architecture, engineering, construction and tech,” said Rich Smith, president and CEO of Henderson Engineers and co-chair of KC Global Design.

KCADC’s Annual Meeting is the region’s top business luncheon, gathering company executives, community leaders and civic partners from across the two-state, 18-county area.

About NetPMD Solutions LLC

NetPMD Solutions LLC is an independent, professional services and network design company. The company evolved from the growing demand for a turnkey engineering solutions provider to support fiber deployments across the United States, and help businesses pursue successful digital transformation. The NetPMD Solutions management team includes numerous industry veterans with a combined experience of over 100+ years. NetPMD Solutions provides fiber network design services, permit drawings and management, construction drawings, As-built drawings and GIS support leveraging the NetPMD robust set of proprietary tools and solutions to bring a wealth of value to its clients. | NetPMDSolutions.com.


About KC Global Design

KC Global Design is a collective of design community firms and leaders based in the Kansas City region. With more than 500 architecture, engineering, and construction firms, the Kansas City region is home to some of the largest and most impactful firms in the building industry. Through a focus on innovation, awareness and talent, KC Global design elevates Kansas City’s collective status as a world champion of design. | KCGlobalDesign.com

About KCADC

The Kansas City Area Development Council serves the 18-county, two-state Kansas City area by marketing the region's business and lifestyle assets to companies around the world. Working closely with its two states, and 50-plus county and community partners, the region has attracted more than 60,000 new jobs over its 40-year history. KCADC also leads the efforts behind the KC Animal Health Corridor, KC SmartPort, TeamKC, KC Heartland and KC Global Design. | thinkKC.com


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