East Village Developer Ready to Play Ball on Potential Downtown Stadium

(Updated Nov. 26 with new Royals owner John Sherman's first comments during a press conference at Kauffman Stadium about the potential for a downtown...

Plan Commission Endorses Waddell & Reed Design, Urges Revision to Ground Floor

By Kevin Collison The design of Waddell & Reed's new headquarters was unanimously endorsed by the City Plan Commission Tuesday after a surprisingly brief hearing...

Study Seeks to Reunite River Market and Columbus Park

(Updated Nov. 10, 2020: The Downtown Council and the city are holding a self-guided public open house from Nov. 11 through Nov. 29 to...

‘Bumblebees’ En Route to Riverfront

By Kevin Collison The familiar "bumblebees" who provide downtown security and maintenance are expanding their range to the riverfront in response to the area's growing...

UMKC Proposing Student Housing, Retail by Planned Streetcar Terminus

By Kevin Collison A new UMKC master plan that calls for developing housing for 500 students along with retail space at the terminus of the...

Mayor ‘Bullish’ About Federal Grant for South Loop Link Proposal

By Kevin Collison A recent trip to Washington has left Mayor Quinton Lucas "bullish" that federal funding to help start building a long-sought deck and...

KCATA Pursuing Ambitious Mixed-Use Tower Concept at Tenth and Main

By Kevin Collison The KCATA's development arm is pursuing a potential 26-story mixed-use tower at its former transit center at 10th and Main, but the...

Loews Now Majority Owner of Planned Downtown Convention Hotel, Preliminary Construction Expected to Begin...

By Kevin Collison New York-based hotel giant Loews has increased its investment stake to become majority owner of the planned 800-room downtown convention hotel and...

Downtown UMKC Arts Campus Idea Revived, Barney Allis Plaza in the Mix

By Kevin Collison The possibility of a UMKC arts campus in downtown Kansas City is being floated again and this time Barney Allis Plaza is...

New VisitKC Exec Anticipates Filling a ‘Saturated’ Downtown Hotel Market

By Kevin Collison The first time Jason Fulvi visited Kansas City 13 years ago, he flew back to Pittsburgh convinced there was no need to...