UMKC Downtown Conservatory Plan Collapses After Losing Key Funding

By Kevin Collison In a major setback to downtown's cultural ambitions, the planned UMKC Downtown Conservatory has suffered a fatal financial blow, losing a $20...

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...

New Crossroads Office Project to House Three Firms, Employ 150

By Kevin Collison Construction on the latest Crossroads Arts District office project is underway, an $8.5 million renovation of the former McQueeny-Lock building that will...

Corrigan Station Addition Breaking Ground Next Month with Academy Bank as Anchor

Work on an $11 million addition to the Corrigan Station development is scheduled to begin next month now that a major tenant has been...

Children’s Mercy Hospital Launches Construction of Nine-Story Research Building

Construction has begun on a nine-story research building at the Children's Mercy Hospital downtown campus following record donations totaling $150 million from the Hall Family Foundation...

Three Light, Convention Hotel Bond Sale Part of Big Downtown Pep Talk by...

By Kevin Collison City Manager Troy Schulte led a downtown advocacy group on a wide-ranging review Wednesday that included big announcements and updates regarding several...

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...

Kemper Arena Developer Picks Up Pieces After Mosaic Naming Rights Deal Falls Apart

By Kevin Collison The developer transforming the former Kemper Arena into a massive amateur sports complex shrugged of the loss of his naming rights partner...

Proposed Streetcar Extension Lures New Main Street Investments in Midtown

By Kevin Collison The 11-story former Netherlands Hotel is slated to be redeveloped into 110 apartments, part of a Main Street development surge linked...

Hallmark Selling Large Tract in East Crossroads; Once Considered Potential Royals Ballpark Location

By Kevin Collison A big piece of easily developable real estate in the East Crossroads once considered as a potential downtown ballpark site is up...