Last Minute Sweetener Wins Council Approval for Waddell & Reed Downtown Headquarters

By Kevin Collison After another last minute incentive compromise accompanied by the blessing of the school district, the Kansas City Council voted 8-4 Thursday to...

Planned Convention Center Garage Has Potential Partner–Kansas City Southern

By Kevin Collison A growing Kansas City Southern wants to explore a potential partnership with the city developing property next door slated for a proposed...

Council Abruptly Revises $140M Waddell & Reed Deal, Delays Vote

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Council abruptly changed the terms of the $140 million Waddell & Reed headquarters development deal Thursday, injecting last-minute uncertainty...

Waddell & Reed Chooses 14th and Baltimore for $140M HQ Project

(Updated Dec. 10: A preliminary development review plan filed last Friday with the City Planning Department by Burns & McDonnell indicates the proposed Waddell...

Sincerely Ellis Women’s Clothing Expands in West Bottoms

By Kevin Collison Sincerely Ellis, the women's clothing and accessory shop in the West Bottoms, likes making its patrons feel welcome, including their kids. "When customers...

CityScene KC Shifts to Paid Subscription Dec. 2

I hope you've enjoyed CityScene KC since it was launched 2 1/2 years ago with the mission to be the community news source for...

Architect One Opens Small Crossroads Office

Topeka-based Architect One has opened a two-person office in the Crossroads Arts District that can accommodate more staff when needed to handle Kansas City...

USDA Agencies Landing Downtown, Second Big Office Win in a Week

Editor's note: The USDA has confirmed its relocating its agencies to 805 Pennsylvania The Port KC board unanimously approved establishing an AIM Zone at its...

A Year Later, No Sign of Hy-Vee Arena

By Kevin Collison A year after the Hy-Vee Arena amateur sports center opened in the West Bottoms following a $39 million redevelopment, it's still invisible...

Avenue Logistics Relocating Office from Kansas to Crossroads

Avenue Logistics is relocating its 30 employees from Overland Park to a renovated building at 18th and McGee in the East Crossroads. The firm will...