Economic Development

Marceline is family friendly, affordable, and its business focus is to support small businesses and emerging industry. Our natural beauty, ideal climate, and affordable property values make it the perfect location for companies currently located in Marceline and for those companies looking to start or expand their growth with us. Residents and visitors enjoy the benefits of Marceline's attractions . Marceline has outstanding Public R-V Schools, the Father McCartan Memorial School (Private), and labor-ready workforce! These are just some of the reasons new businesses continue to open, expand and relocate to Marceline!

- Marceline Planning & Zoning

- Missouri Sites & Incentives

- Missouri Training & Certification

- Marceline Strategic Plan


Hotel Feasibility Study

- Market Feasibility Study

- Hotel Financial Projections

Marceline is currently the home of major industry, such as Walsworth Publishing, Moore Fans, and Hurtt Fabricating Corp., Nature's Grace & Wellness, CoffeeTree Group and Karv'd.

If you would like to join the Marceline team, or you would like to discuss your business operations and interests with us, please call the Marceline Industrial Development Authority at (660) 376-2000 or email to Richard Switzer, Executive Director, Marceline Industrial Development Authority at

Available Property for sale (St. Francis Hospital)
The City of Marceline is now offering the former St. Francis Hospital for sale.  Located at 225 W. Hayden Street, The St. Francis Hospital facility was originally constructed in 1962 and was subsequently expanded has had received various renovations since its original construction.  In 2007, the City of Marceline received the building as a charitable donation.  The facility layout is a typical hospital floor plan and includes a large lobby area, conference room and a large beautiful Chapel.  Click HERE for details!

Interested parties should submit an offer package to include a business plan, financial details, offer price, and other pertinent details to:

Julie Swisegood-Green, Broker/Salesperson

Century 21, McKeown & Associates, Inc.


Phone:  (660) 263-1789

Final purchase price and offer acceptance is subject to negotiation following a review by the Marceline City Council.


North Industrial Park (Lots Available!)
The North Industrial Park, formerly the Marceline Municipal Airport, is located inside the northern municipal boundaries of the City.  We are currently experiencing increased activity in the park, but lots are still available!  Click on the image to the left for more information.

The property in the North Industrial Park is a perfect location for your commercial, warehouse, heavy manufacturing and industrial expansion or growth, and may include office buildings and office space.  The price per acre is $5,000 but is negotiable depending on the number of Full Time Employees your business will provide.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, call Richard Switzer, Executive Director of the Marceline Industrial Development Authority at (660) 376-2000 or email  You may also express interest by contacting the City Manager's Office at (660) 376-3528.