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Big News: Honeywell Investing $84 Million in Olathe

Hey there! Have you heard the news? Honeywell is investing a whopping $84 million to expand its aerospace manufacturing facility in Olathe, Kansas. This is huge for the Kansas City area, as it’s expected to bring over 150 new jobs to the region.

What’s Happening at the Olathe Facility?

Currently, the Olathe facility is responsible for manufacturing Honeywell’s avionics, safety and flight control systems, complex radio frequency systems for traffic collision avoidance, radar altimeters, and weather radar. With this expansion, it’s set to become one of Honeywell’s most advanced aerospace manufacturing facilities.

Why is This a Big Deal?

This expansion is not just about the money and jobs it’s bringing to the area. It’s also about the high-tech jobs and opportunities it’s creating for young workers in Kansas. The project is expected to generate $47 million in total gross domestic product and contribute over $18 million in taxes in its first six years.

Looking to Buy a Home Near the Facility?

If you’re thinking about moving to the area to take advantage of these new opportunities, you might want to consider looking into real estate in nearby neighborhoods like Cedar Creek, Prairie Highlands, and Forest View. These communities offer a great quality of life and are close to the Honeywell facility.

What’s Next for Honeywell and Kansas?

With this expansion, Honeywell is showing its commitment to the Kansas workforce and the state’s ability to meet any challenge. Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly said, “The high-tech jobs and opportunities being created will allow even more of our young workers to find their dream careers right here in Kansas.”

So, if you’re looking for a new opportunity in the aerospace industry or just want to be part of a growing community, keep an eye on what’s happening in Olathe and the Kansas City area. This Honeywell expansion is just the beginning of exciting things to come!