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...

Summit to Examine Missing Ingredient in Downtown Kansas City’s Revival: Private Sector Jobs

By Kevin Collison Downtown Kansas City has experienced a strong rebound over the past 15 years with thousands of new residents and scores more...

Atlas Apartment Project Revives Historic Berlau Paper Co. Building in Crossroads

By Kevin Collison It had been a long time since Boulevard Brewing President Jeff Krum restored his last building, but he couldn't resist the Romanesque...

Sweeping River Market Redevelopment Plan Calls for New City Garage, and Additional Private Apartments...

By Kevin Collison City officials are working with a private developer to make the River Market an even more urban, mixed-use area by replacing three...

Port KC Kicks Off New Marketing Effort for Downtown Kansas City Riverfront

By Kevin Collison The Port Authority of Kansas City is making a renewed effort to promote development on the downtown riverfront, seeking to capitalize on...

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...

Historic New England Building Apartment Redevelopment 40 Percent Leased, Opening Slated For Sept. 1

By Kevin Collison The historic New England building, one of downtown Kansas City's oldest office structures, has leased 40 percent of its 32 apartments,...

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...

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,...

Downtown Kansas City Convention Hotel Project Gets New Investor and Operator; Groundbreaking Expected Oct....

By Kevin Collison The long-planned Kansas City downtown convention hotel has a new flag and welcome infusion of cash from Loews Hotels, a New York-based...