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...

KCAI Launches Liberal Arts Project, Part of $30M Campus Overhaul

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Art Institute kicked off construction of a new liberal arts building last week, part of a $30 million campus...

ARTerra Opening Spurs Call for Continued Downtown Incentives

By Kevin Collison City Manager Troy Schulte used the grand opening of the $40.7 million ARTerra apartment tower in the Crossroads Wednesday to urge continued...

Keystone Innovation District Seeks to Transform East 18th Street Corridor

By Kevin Collison Supporters of the Keystone Innovation District, a major civic initiative intended to help the metro compete in the global economy, are close...

Super-Green Apartments ‘Leaping Out of Ground’ in River Market

By Kevin Collison Work has resumed on the 276-unit Second and Delaware apartment development after a lengthy shutdown, its energy-efficient, concrete walls rapidly rising beneath...

Mac Plans to Renovate Former Red Cross Building Into Apartments

By Kevin Collison Mac Properties plans to renovate the former American Red Cross building at 211 W. Armour Blvd. into 61 apartments, the latest installment...

New Owner of City Center Square Seeks Incentives for Major Overhaul

(Updated Feb. 25: The Port KC board unanimously endorsed incentives for the $85 million redevelopment of the former City Square Building. Michael Collins of...

Plan Commission Rejects Plaza Bowl Height Restrictions, City Council Next Stop

Editor's note: Despite the Plan Commission recommendation, the Kansas City Council voted unanimously to approve the Plaza Bowl mandatory height restrictions at its meeting Thursday,...

Embassy Suites Project Underway in Former Federal Reserve Building

By Kevin Collison The redevelopment of the historic Kansas City Federal Reserve building into a 301-room Embassy Suites by Hilton hotel is finally on after...

Keystone Innovation District Concept Taking Shape, Big Civic Endeavor at 18th and Troost

By Kevin Collison The Keystone Innovation District proposal took its first concrete step recently when backers signed a predevelopment agreement for the planned site of...