New 25-Story Office Tower Proposed for Downtown P&L District

By Kevin Collison A 25-story tower that would be the first multi-tenant office building built downtown since 1991 is being proposed for the block southwest...

TIF Commission Agrees to Study Luxury Hotel Plan–Reluctantly

By Kevin Collison A $63 million ultra-luxury hotel project proposed next door to the Kauffman Center cleared its first hurdle Wednesday when the Kansas City...

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 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...

Troost Developers Deserve Support, Not Criticism

GUEST COMMENTARY By John Hoffman, principal and co-founder of UC-B Properties The recent editorial in The Kansas City Star entitled "Stop the Denverization of Kansas City....

Hyatt House Hotel Wins Incentive Approval, Work to Begin This Spring

By Kevin Collison Construction of a 13-story Hyatt House hotel on a parking lot at Ninth and Broadway is expected to begin this spring after...

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...

Developer Passes ‘Squint Test’ on New Armour Apartment Project

By Kevin Collison The design of the first apartment building in MAC Properties planned $78 million Armour Corners redevelopment won support from the City Plan...

Uptown Lofts a Transformational ‘Valentine’ to Midtown

By Kevin Collison Construction on the $45 million Uptown Lofts project is scheduled to begin late next spring, a development that's expected to transform the...

Historic Palace Clothing Co. Building Finding New Future as Boutique Hotel

By Kevin Collison The historic Palace Clothing Co. building at 12th and Grand is slated to become a 110-room Canopy by Hilton boutique hotel, the...