Ambitious Plan to Revive Historic Troost Business District Proposed

By Kevin Collison A stretch of buildings in the heart of the historic Troost commercial district would be transformed into offices, retail space and a...

Group Hopes to Raise $500K to Defeat KC Incentive Cap Initiative

By Kevin Collison A development industry coalition backed by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce is fighting a ballot initiative they say would cripple...

National Developer Proposes Big Apartment Project in Crossroads

By Kevin Collison A $95 million development that would replace a Freight House District parking lot with a nine-story apartment tower above a three-level garage...

Plaza Hotel Proposal Revived, Seven-Story Project at 46th and Wornall

UPDATED May 7, 2019 (Editor's note: The City Plan Commission unanimously endorsed the Plaza Hotel redevelopment plan Wednesday, which also was supported by Historic KC...

Loews Exec Says Unfinished Hotel Bringing Fresh Business to Downtown

By Kevin Collison A top Loews executive attending the topping off of his firm's 24-story convention hotel project Wednesday said its bringing fresh business to...

KCAI Launches Liberal Arts Project, Part of $30M Campus Overhaul

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Art Institute kicked off construction of a new liberal arts building last week, part of a $30 million campus...

ARTerra Opening Spurs Call for Continued Downtown Incentives

By Kevin Collison City Manager Troy Schulte used the grand opening of the $40.7 million ARTerra apartment tower in the Crossroads Wednesday to urge continued...

Keystone Innovation District Seeks to Transform East 18th Street Corridor

By Kevin Collison Supporters of the Keystone Innovation District, a major civic initiative intended to help the metro compete in the global economy, are close...

Super-Green Apartments ‘Leaping Out of Ground’ in River Market

By Kevin Collison Work has resumed on the 276-unit Second and Delaware apartment development after a lengthy shutdown, its energy-efficient, concrete walls rapidly rising beneath...

Mac Plans to Renovate Former Red Cross Building Into Apartments

By Kevin Collison Mac Properties plans to renovate the former American Red Cross building at 211 W. Armour Blvd. into 61 apartments, the latest installment...