Critical Convention Hotel Agreements Before Development Agency, Includes $59.7 Million Private Investment

By Kevin Collison The long-awaited, 800-room downtown convention hotel is poised to begin construction in January if, as expected, the key city development agency handling...

Big Apartment Plan for Armour and Troost Wins City Plan Commission Endorsement

By Kevin Collison A "transformational" plan that would add hundreds of apartments and new businesses to the rundown intersection of Troost and Armour has been...

AT&T Leaving Downtown, Selling Building; Prospective New Owner Plans Major Renovation

By Kevin Collison AT&T is shutting down operations at its 13-story downtown headquarters at 500 E. Eighth St., and has an agreement to sell it...

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...

Council Abruptly Revises $140M Waddell & Reed Deal, Delays Vote

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Council abruptly changed the terms of the $140 million Waddell & Reed headquarters development deal Thursday, injecting last-minute uncertainty...

Downtown Kansas City Apartment Boom Fueled by Return to Walkable Living

By Kevin Collison Apartment construction in metropolitan Kansas City is hitting levels not seen since before the Great Recession with more than 5,000 units expected...

Apartment Development at 27th and Troost Near Hospital Hill Receives Nod for Tax Incentives

By Kevin Collison Construction is expected to begin this fall on a $24 million apartment project that will replace a vacant, decrepit block at 27th...

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...

Crossroads Developer Nate Accardo Tackles New Project

By Kevin Collison Nate Accardo, one of the Crossroads' pioneer developers, is renovating a 90 year-old building at 108 W. 19th St. and plans to...

Loews Exec Says Unfinished Hotel Bringing Fresh Business to Downtown

By Kevin Collison A top Loews executive attending the topping off of his firm's 24-story convention hotel project Wednesday said its bringing fresh business to...