EDC of St. Charles County
A Hawthorn Foundation member since 2016.
Since its inception in 1990, the Economic Development Center (EDC) of St. Charles County has been known for its important services, goals and measurable work in the community. This includes creating and retaining well-paying jobs, financing business growth, strengthening the tax base, assisting entrepreneurs and business of all sizes succeed, providing site selection services, organizing world-class business training, improving the local quality of place, and promoting St. Charles County Missouri as a great place to grow your business and your life.
Although the city of St. Louis covers just 65 square miles, the four-county metro region is the largest in population in the state of Missouri. St. Louis provides a colorful backdrop for leading companies in plant science, IT, advanced manufacturing and financial services. Nationally ranked hospitals, universities and research centers make the S.t Louis region a magnet for talent in the biosciences and keep the area on the leading edge of advancements in human health.
St. Louis is also home to fine art and history museums and a 90-acre zoo, all free and all located in the city’s treasured Forest Park. Professional sports teams, a world-class symphony and live equity theater round out the picture for those living and working the area.