Mac Bets Big on Main in Response to Housing Demand and Streetcar

By Kevin Collison Mac Properties' plan for a 325-unit, mid-rise apartment project at Main and Armour is all about responding to increasing population growth in...

Apartment Tower with Affordable Units Proposed for Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Copaken Brooks is pursuing a 14-story apartment project at 1818 Main that is expected to include affordable units, according to a neighbor...

Developer Pursuing 180-Unit Apartment Project in East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison The city is in preliminary negotiations with a developer who wants to build a 180-unit apartment project on public property in the...

Developers Envision Possible High-Rise Project on Broadway

By Kevin Collison A development group has acquired a 3.2-acre site on Broadway across from the Kauffman Center, including the former Denny's site, and is...

Mac Properties Revives Big Armour and Main Project Without Incentives

By Kevin Collison Mac Properties has revived its big residential development plan at Main and Armour, and this time won't seek the incentives that prompted...

VanTrust Real Estate Joins Streetcar Land Rush on Main

By Kevin Collison VanTrust Real Estate, a major developer in the metro and nationwide, has joined the land rush along the planned streetcar extension, buying...

KC Southern Still on Track for Possible Downtown HQ Expansion

By Kevin Collison The possibility Kansas City Southern could expand its downtown headquarters is picking up steam with the city seeking development proposals for property...

It’s Official: Blue Cross Relocating HQ to 1400KC, Former Waddell Project

By Kevin Collison Blue Cross Blue Shield is relocating its headquarters and more than 1,000 employees a half-mile north to occupy the 18-story office tower...

Developer Pitches Plan to Replace Oldest Building on Main with High-Rise

(UPDATED Sept. 20: The City Plan Commission voted 5-1 to endorse landmark status for the 31st and Main properties. The proposed designation now goes...

Big Waldo Apartment Project Proposed, Revives Streetcar Extension Idea

By Kevin Collison A 300-unit apartment project that would transform the scale and nature of the Waldo entertainment area received preliminary support from a transit-oriented...