East Village Developer Ready to Play Ball on Potential Downtown Stadium

By Kevin Collison The developer controlling what some insiders view as the leading choice for a potential downtown ballpark, the East Village, is "100 percent...

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...

North Loop Pedestrian Accident ‘Robs’ Downtown of Huge Advocate

By Kevin Collison Downtown Kansas City lost one of its most enthusiastic champions when Jared Miller was struck and killed by a semi-truck late Saturday...

Mayor Stays Close to City Hall with TIF Commission Nominees

In his first important round of appointments, Mayor Quinton Lucas has stayed close to City Hall in nominating members for the city's most high-profile...

Civic Leader Warren Erdman Speaks Out on UMKC Downtown Conservatory Funding Veto: ‘I Played...

By Kevin Collison Warren Erdman, the leader of the local effort to obtain state money for the proposed UMKC Downtown Conservatory, warned today that any...

Children’s Mercy Hospital Plans Nine-Story Research Tower on Hospital Hill

By Kevin Collison Children's Mercy Hospital is planning a nine-story research tower at its Hospital Hill campus, continuing a boom of healthcare-related construction in that...

Keystone Innovation District Concept Taking Shape, Big Civic Endeavor at 18th and Troost

By Kevin Collison The Keystone Innovation District proposal took its first concrete step recently when backers signed a predevelopment agreement for the planned site of...