Plan Commission Rejects Plaza Bowl Height Restrictions, City Council Next Stop

Editor's note: Despite the Plan Commission recommendation, the Kansas City Council voted unanimously to approve the Plaza Bowl mandatory height restrictions at its meeting Thursday,...

Embassy Suites Project Underway in Former Federal Reserve Building

By Kevin Collison The redevelopment of the historic Kansas City Federal Reserve building into a 301-room Embassy Suites by Hilton hotel is finally on after...

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...

Loews Exec Calls for Decking South Loop at Downtown Council Event

By Kevin Collison Loews Hotel Chairman Jonathan Tisch strongly backed an ambitious plan to deck part of the South Loop where it slices through downtown...

AT&T Leaving Downtown, Selling Building; Prospective New Owner Plans Major Renovation

By Kevin Collison AT&T is shutting down operations at its 13-story downtown headquarters at 500 E. Eighth St., and has an agreement to sell it...

Holiday Inn Express Opens in Historic Interstate Building

By Kevin Collison The historic Interstate Building at 417 E. 13th St. has reopened as a 73-room Holiday Inn Express, a $9.5 million project that...

City Manager Praises Downtown Development Ripple Effect, Says Potential Ballpark Cost Now $800M

By Kevin Collison City Manager Troy Schulte was unapologetic about reinvestment along Troost and the city's support for luxury downtown residential projects during a wide-ranging...

Big Redevelopment Plan By Barney Allis Plaza Gets Bigger

By Kevin Collison A major redevelopment project that will transform a block bordering Barney Allis Plaza has bumped up its office component by 43 percent,...

Nordstrom Design Breaks Plaza Tradition, Wins Plan Commission Support

By Kevin Collison The Country Club Plaza could have a very contemporary, new west edge where Nichols Road meets Jefferson Street following the endorsement...

Chicago Developer Proposes $90 Million Kimpton Hotel Project at 45th and Main

By Kevin Collison A $90 million redevelopment plan that would transform an aging Holiday Inn at 45th and Main into a 275-room luxury Kimpton Hotel...