New Royals Owner Talks About Downtown Baseball, East Village

By Kevin Collison While cautioning it's early in the game, John Sherman, the new owner of the Royals, has no problem talking up the economic...

Multi-Phase Freighthouse District Redevelopment Plan to Kick Off in Early 2020

By Kevin Collison Developer Vince Bryant intends to launch his ambitious redevelopment plan for the Freight House District by renovating the former Superior Moving &...

‘Unique’ Mixed-Use Tower Proposed for 14th and Wyandotte

By Kevin Collison A "unique" tower that would combine office space, retail, hotel rooms and apartments is being contemplated for a strategic downtown corner at...

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...

Public Garage Plan Revived at 12th & Broadway, Land Deal Back Before Council

(Updated: The City Council Finance Committee endorsed the purchase agreement for the proposed garage site at its meeting today (Dec. 11) and the matter...

Riverfront Affordable Housing Plan Denied Tax Credits, Lack of Mayoral Support Cited

By Kevin Collison A $15 million affordable apartment development proposed for the riverfront is floundering after being rejected for federal low-income tax credits, partly because...

High-Rise Apartment and Hotel Development Proposed Near Kauffman Center

By Kevin Collison An ambitious $100 million redevelopment plan that calls for three high-rise apartment and hotel buildings to be built across Broadway from the...

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...