Downtown KC Convention Hotel Design Connects Downtown with Crossroads

By Kevin Collison The planned $310 million convention hotel project is expected to create a better pedestrian connection between major downtown destinations as well as...

Historic Pickwick Plaza Gets Its Landmark Clock Back Just in Time for Grand Opening

By Kevin Collison The historic Pickwick Plaza in downtown Kansas City is back on the clock--literally--after a $65 million redevelopment project. On Wednesday, workers were reinstalling...

Developer Hopes to Raise Money to Finish Renovating Eyesore Building at 10th and Oak

By Kevin Collison Nicholas Abnos readily acknowledges he's allowed a vacant five-story building at the prominent corner of 10th and Oak to fester for well...

Three Downtown Sites Pitched for UMKC Conservatory, Westport H.S. Also Candidate

By Kevin Collison At least three downtown locations are being pitched for the proposed UMKC Conservatory, including Barney Allis Plaza, according to Downtown Council officials,...

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...

Tech N9ne to Kickoff New Indoor Concert Venue in Crossroads this September; First Foray...

By Kevin Collison A couple of veterans of the Nashville concert scene are opening a new indoor venue in the Crossroads called The Truman,...

New Development Site in River Market Considered Potential Location for Mid-Rise Apartment Project

By Kevin Collison A massive industrial plant at First and Grand that opened in 1904 to supply electricity to the old Kansas City streetcar system...

Crown Center Offers New Site for Potential Mid-Rise Apartments

By Kevin Collison Hallmark Cards, Inc. is continuing to offer choice Crown Center construction sites to outside developers, this time a 4.4-acre tract south of...

KCATA Hopes New Transit Center Will Spur East Village Redevelopment

By Kevin Collison The groundbreaking for the $5 million East Village Transit Center at 12th and Charlotte is being viewed partly as a catalyst to...

Downtown Kansas City Office Vacancy Drop Leads Nation Thanks to Conversions and New Tenants

By Kevin Collison Downtown Kansas City leads the nation these days reducing its office vacancy rate, but not because it’s returning to its heyday as...