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Midland Project Wins Incentive Approval, Work Starts Early 2020

By Kevin Collison Work is expected to begin early next year on redeveloping the historic Midland office building into 117 affordable apartments following approval of...

Streetcar Grille & Tavern Opening at 16th and Main This Summer

By Kevin Collison Kurt Oliver believes his new Streetcar Grille & Tavern expected to open this July at 16th and Main will have more than...

PT’s Coffee Opening Second Downtown Shop

By Kevin Collison PT's Coffee is opening a second downtown outlet on the street level of the Power & Light Apartments next month, the first...

New KC Streetcar Rolls Into Town, Ridership Breaks 6 Million

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Streetcar Authority got a belated present for its third birthday Monday morning, a shiny new vehicle fresh from Spain...

Downtown Open Returns, Fun Chance to Hit Golf Balls Off Tall Buildings

By Kevin Collison The new streetcar has been a vehicle for a lot of things--downtown commuting, spurring development and drawing weekend tourists--but a golf cart? That's...

Midland Affordable Renovation Plan Features Micro-Apartments

By Kevin Collison The Cordish Co. has submitted its plan to redevelop the historic Midland office building into affordable housing, partly by offering some of...

Carvana Opens Car-Shuffling Glass Tower Off Southwest Boulevard

Southwest Boulevard on downtown's Westside is known for its funky blend of great Mexican restaurants, Boulevard Brewery, the Roasterie and now, for something completely...

Group Hopes to Raise $500K to Defeat KC Incentive Cap Initiative

By Kevin Collison A development industry coalition backed by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce is fighting a ballot initiative they say would cripple...

National Developer Proposes Big Apartment Project in Crossroads

By Kevin Collison A $95 million development that would replace a Freight House District parking lot with a nine-story apartment tower above a three-level garage...

Plaza Hotel Proposal Revived, Seven-Story Project at 46th and Wornall

UPDATED May 7, 2019 (Editor's note: The City Plan Commission unanimously endorsed the Plaza Hotel redevelopment plan Wednesday, which also was supported by Historic KC...