Raytown is a very business friendly environment, Turn-Key Properties LLC as been located in the Raytown area since 1996. Raytown has a thriving network of local business professionals and an atmosphere of "keep it local".
Many Raytown residents try to shop and do business within the city limits of Raytown and try to support Raytown's schools, businesses and neighbors. Raytown offers many commercial real estate options, from strip centers, office buildings to dock high warehouse and auto-related space; and room to build. With the new Wal-Mart Super-center opening in the fall of 2009 and the related nearby improvements to the 350 corridor and the TIF bringing more restaurants and retail to the heart of Raytown, things are looking up for this KC suburb.
Since Raytown has not jumped on the Politically Correct bandwagon of banning smoking (yet), the night clubs and restaurants are booming with happy smokers! While many restaurants and bars in other KC Metro areas are struggling, Raytown's lack of a smoking ban has brought many new customers to Raytown entertainment centers and eateries.
My experience as a commercial broker has shown that Raytown has very competitive lease rates and property values with the added benefit of NO PAYROLL TAX!
With an abundance of available office and retail space, Raytown offers great opportunity for new or relocating businesses to find affordable space.
The Raytown city government tends to be quite pro-business and if needed the police response times are a drastic improvement to Kansas City, MO and many other local communities. The crime rates remain lower than much of the Kansas City Metro and highway access is excellent.
With major thoroughfares like I-435, I-70, 40 highway and 350 Highway Raytown is an ideal location for any business that needs quick access to the rest of the KC Metro Area. While the older part of Raytown has been the subject of much debate, the city remains committed to revitalizing it's core and retail center.
Located a short drive from the stadiums, entertainment is readily available and plentiful.
Office and Warehouse space is readily available and lease rates run from $6.00 - $10.00 per square foot per year. Making Raytown often more affordable than neighboring Independence or much of Kansas City.
As a commercial real estate broker working with professionals looking to relocate, Kansas Cities burdensome and punitive payroll tax, coupled with it's crime rate have driven many would be Kansas City businesses out of the core and into areas like Raytown. Just the 1% tax is only part of the problem, it ads another layer of bookkeeping responsibilities as well as detracts from the companies and the employees bottom line.
Thinking of starting a business or need more space for your business consider the value that is Raytown Commercial Real Estate.
Some of the property currently available is a 4000 Square foot office space on Raytown Rd. listed at only $7.20 per SF per year.
Also available is space from as little as 888 square feet to 3,695 square feet for as little as $7.63 per SF, per year.
Not looking to lease? More interested in purchasing office, retail or warehouse space, Raytown offers a lot of great variety of commercial real estate for sale.
Office buildings strip centers, warehouse space, even a former Wal-Mart are currently for sale; ranging from the low $200,000 price to in excess of 2,000,000.