An Unmistakable Place to Call Home

About Lawrence

A Sense of Community With Big-City Perks

KU Innovation Park is nestled right in the middle of Lawrence, Kansas. With its blend of academic excellence and small-town charm, it’s a great place for young entrepreneurs and experienced researchers alike. There’s a palpable sense of community that permeates Lawrence no matter your interests outside of work. The combination of a thriving arts scene, eclectic local eateries and shops, and a dynamic social landscape provide a perfect balance for nurturing professional and personal growth. There’s always something to discover in Lawrence.

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Lawrence is a diverse and unforgettable city, a hidden gem in northeast Kansas where you can find your niche.

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What Lawrence Offers



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The Business Landscape of Lawrence

Lawrence was built on education and is home to both the University of Kansas and Haskell Indian Nations University. Major industries that contribute to Lawrence’s job market are higher education, manufacturing and distribution, healthcare, and government.

Lawrence is the county seat of Douglas County, approximately 40 miles west of Kansas City, Missouri, and 25 miles east of Topeka. The presence of KU Innovation Park has become a catalyst for cutting-edge research and development. Startups and established companies alike leverage the resources and expertise available, propelling Lawrence into the forefront of technological advancements. The city’s commitment to nurturing talent and fostering a culture of continuous learning has attracted a pool of skilled professionals, further fueling the growth of the business community.


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