City’s Development Agency Relocates to River Market

By Kevin Collison The New York-based owner of the 3Y building in the River Market has landed an influential tenant, the Economic Development Corp. of...

Proposal Uses Existing Garage at Ninth and Wyandotte as Foundation for New Development

By Kevin Collison A redevelopment proposal that would allow construction of a five-story apartment or hotel project above an existing garage at Ninth and Wyandotte...

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...

Public Garage Plan Revived at 12th & Broadway, Land Deal Back Before Council

(Updated: The City Council Finance Committee endorsed the purchase agreement for the proposed garage site at its meeting today (Dec. 11) and the matter...

Two Major Hotel Projects in Downtown Kansas City Continue Moving Forward in Addition to...

By Kevin Collison Two major hotel projects continue to move forward in downtown Kansas City, which combined with the planned convention hotel, will add...

New Plaza Preservation Battle, Developer Plans to Demolish Prominent Church for Apartments

(Editors's Note: Plans for this project were first posted online by Next Kansas City) By Kevin Collison A plan to demolish a prominent church in the Country Club...

Pending Sale of Crossroads Building Housing YJ’s Stirs ‘Hate Mail’

By Kevin Collison The pending sale of the building housing longtime Crossroads favorite YJ's Snack Bar has stirred up strong passions, prompting the expected buyer...

Riverfront Affordable Housing Plan Denied Tax Credits, Lack of Mayoral Support Cited

By Kevin Collison A $15 million affordable apartment development proposed for the riverfront is floundering after being rejected for federal low-income tax credits, partly because...

One of Downtown’s Last Big, Empty Historic Buildings Slated for Apartments

By Kevin Collison One of downtown's last prominent, dormant historic buildings, the 23-story Mark Twain Tower, is slated to be redeveloped as a 202-unit apartment...

Kimpton Wins City Incentives, $95M Luxury Hotel Plans 2021 Opening

By Kevin Collison A $95 million Kimpton Hotel that would serve as the gateway to a proposed cultural district of Kansas City's premier art institutions...