The Hospital Hill Economic Development Corporation (HHEDC) is focused on urban economic development in the immediate area around Hospital Hill near downtown Kansas City. The HHEDC targets development in a three square mile area bordered on the west by Main Street, the north by 18th Street, the east by Prospect Avenue, and the south by 31st Street.
Why Hospital Hill?
This area encompasses major transportation thoroughfares like Troost Avenue, 31st Street, and US Hwy 71. It also boasts major medical assets including Truman Medical Centers, Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, and UMKC’s Schools of Medicine and Dentistry. This health care focus presents the perfect opportunity for business and development projects tied to health care, wellness, and health care technology.