New VisitKC Exec Anticipates Filling a ‘Saturated’ Downtown Hotel Market

By Kevin Collison The first time Jason Fulvi visited Kansas City 13 years ago, he flew back to Pittsburgh convinced there was no need to...

Formal Groundbreaking for Convention Hotel Set for March 1, April 2020 Completion

By Kevin Collison A ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Loews Kansas City Convention Center Hotel is scheduled for March 1, and if all goes well,...

VanTrust Assumes Lead Role On East Village, Acquires Key Properties in Stalled Downtown KC...

By Kevin Collison Almost four years after becoming co-developer of the planned East Village redevelopment, VanTrust Real Estate has negotiated a new lease deal...

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...

New Church of the Resurrection Under Construction in Downtown Kansas City, Opening in Spring...

By Kevin Collison Construction has begun on the foundation of the new, $6 million Church of the Resurrection on a parking lot once used by...

Flashcube Building Receives Nod for Tax Incentives, $50M Downtown Kansas City Apartment Project

By Kevin Collison The $50 million redevelopment plan for the reflective glass-clad building known as the Flashcube received critical tax incentives to move forward today,...

Sale of Historic Kansas City Star Building Completed, New Owner Weighing Options for Redevelopment

By Kevin Collison The sale of The Kansas City Star building was completed last week although the new owner has no immediate plans to redevelop...

East Crossroads Apartment Wins City Plan Commission Approval

(Updated July 19. The City Plan Commission approved rezoning for the East Crossroads project this week. It will next be considered by the Kansas City...

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...

Major Redevelopment Plan Includes Historic KC Club, Muehlebach Hotel Buildings

By Kevin Collison A $114 million redevelopment proposal in the heart of downtown that includes renovating the historic former Kansas City Club and Hotel Muehlebach...