Techweek Caps Annual Downtown Event by Awarding $500,000 in Grants

By Kevin Collison A Techweek packed with speakers, panel discussions and even a mayoral forum culminated Friday in a ceremony that rivaled the Golden Globes...

Booming Spring Venture Group Plans to Add Over 650 Jobs in Downtown Kansas City...

By Kevin Collison Spring Venture Group, a fast-growing senior health insurance brokerage firm, is moving its downtown headquarters this winter from Crown Center to 12...

Plexpod Acquires Think Big Coworking’s Downtown Office Space

By Kevin Collison Plexpod has acquired the Think Big Coworking operation at 1712 Main St., the latest development in the fast-growing downtown shared-office space...

Spark KC Joins Fast-Growing Downtown Co-Working Market

By Kevin Collison The Cordish Co. has joined the burgeoning co-working market downtown, announcing that 15,000 square feet in its new Two Light apartment project...

Bird’s Botanicals Adds Bite to Its Downtown City Market Orchid Lineup, Carnivorous Plants

By Kevin Collison David Bird has been a colorful fixture at the City Market in downtown Kansas City for 15 years, delighting shoppers on Saturday...

Crossroads Shapes Up with New Men’s Barber Shop

By Kevin Collison The influx of new businesses and services in the Crossroads now includes a men's barber shop in the mix. Dane Casey has opened...

Crossroads Chiropractor Expands to Serve Growing Downtown Demand for Healthcare

By Kevin Collison Downtown's fast-growing population and resulting demand for more healthcare services has prompted Crossroads Chiropractic & Wellness to relocate to new space almost...

Downtown Retail Survivor Bob Jones Shoes ‘Retiring’ After Almost 60 Years

By Kevin Collison The irony of Bob Jones Shoes making it through the tough times only to close now that downtown Kansas City is back...

McCownGordon Purchases Downtown Building for New Headquarters, Investing $10.5 Million to Renovate

By Kevin Collison McCownGordon Construction has purchased a three-story building at 850 Main St. and plans to spend $10.5 million renovating it as its new...

New 520 Penn Office Project Attracts Younger Workers to Crossroads

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads latest office project, 520 Penn, is attracting employers who believe their workers value the kind of diverse, vibrant environment offered...