Economic Development

Economic Development

Welcome! The City's Economic Development Department  is dedicated to creating a positive business climate in Dardenne Prairie that helps local businesses thrive. The City recognizes the important role business plays in supporting the high quality-of-life enjoyed in Dardenne Prairie. We are committed to helping retain and expand existing businesses and to promote new development.
We Are Here To Help
Please contact Economic Development if you have any questions about City services for businesses, expanding your business, and locating your business in Dardenne Prairie.  The Department can be reached at 636-755-5314, and by email at

business attraction
Economic Development  coordinates with other city departments, realtors, and brokers to aid businesses interested in locating in Dardenne Prairie to identify spaces that best fit their needs while also reaching out to businesses that increase the quality-of-life and meet the needs of the community.

To help Dardenne Prairie and their businesses, the Economic Development Department  keeps up with the latest trends on economic development strategies through various economic development associations, state and federal agencies, and regional organizations to market Dardenne Prairie as an ideal city for business.

did you know...
Dardenne Prairie enjoys one of the lowest tax rates in St. Charles County, extremely low utility rates, and is home to three of the top-rated school districts in the State or Missouri. The city also has the highest per capita income and highest median income in St. Charles County.