Kemper Arena Developer Receives State Historic Tax Credits, Last Hurdle Before Beginning Mosaic Arena...

By Kevin Collison The $39 million redevelopment of the former Kemper Arena into an amateur sports and fitness complex that's expected to draw a half...

Downtown Convention Hotel Expects to Break Ground Jan. 2, Wins Key Approvals from Development...

Updated: Kansas City Tax Increment Financing Commission approved redevelopment agreement and other documents for convention hotel project this morning, last public hurdle for the...

Looking Up in the Crossroads, a Dramatic 14-Story Apartment Proposal

By Kevin Collison Copaken Brooks is proposing a 14-story apartment tower at 18th and Walnut, a striking addition to the skyline that would replace a...

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...

Urban Core Group Offers Inside Look at New Pickwick Plaza Apartment Project in Downtown...

The Urban Core Group is holding its monthly get together June 28 at East9, aka the historic Pickwick Plaza apartment project. The new development...

ULI Experts Recommend Holding Off on North Loop, Focus on Improving Highway 9 and...

By Kevin Collison The North Loop freeway that divides the River Market from the rest of downtown won’t be going away anytime soon if the...

Major Residential Project Likely for Two-Block East Crossroads Site

By Kevin Collison The laid-back East Crossroads district is about to become much livelier with the pending purchase of two blocks by an Indianapolis developer...

Copaken Brooks Apartment Tower Starts Construction in November

By Kevin Collison Construction is expected to begin in November on the 14-story Copaken Brooks apartment tower at 18th and Walnut, with completion anticipated in...

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...

New Renderings of Planned Convention Hotel Show Transformation of Current Downtown Dead Zone

By Kevin Collison Developer Mike Burke recently showed off the latest renderings of the planned 800-room Loews Kansas City Convention Center Hotel, a project that...