Revised Waddell & Reed HQ Design Gets Thumbs Down from Neighborhood

By Kevin Collison The designer of the Waddell & Reed headquarters project has returned to the city with a revised plan that adds a small...

Opus Scraps Crossroads Apartment Plan, Faultless Building Back on Market

By Kevin Collison Plans have been scrapped for a $52 million apartment project first proposed three years ago by Opus Development that would have replaced...

Biggest Apartment Project to Date in Troost Revival Now Pre-Leasing

The biggest apartment development to date in the Hospital Hill area of Troost Avenue, 2501 Beacon Hill, has begun pre-leasing and is expected to...

New Loews Offers Spectacular Downtown Views, Luxury Accommodations

(Editor's note: Updated May 14: Loews has announced June 1 as the new opening date for its KC Convention Center Hotel. The following is a...

REVERB Loses Some Verve

By Kevin Collison REVERB, the 14-story apartment tower scheduled to open this summer in the Crossroads, has lost some style on its east side in...

Billie’s Grocery Adds Healthy Aussie-Style Food to Restored Luzier Building

By Kevin Collison The historic Luzier Building at 31st and Gillham, a 1920s, terra cotta jewel box next to the big, concrete Costco, is about...

Three Light Construction Start Expected by Early Summer

By Kevin Collison The long-awaited Three Light luxury apartment tower is set to begin construction by early summer at the high-profile corner of 15th and...

Developer Plans to Shake-Up Martini Corner

By Kevin Collison A core stretch of the Martini Corner entertainment strip has been purchased by a developer who plans to invest $3 million in...

Plan Commission Endorses Waddell & Reed Design, Urges Revision to Ground Floor

By Kevin Collison The design of Waddell & Reed's new headquarters was unanimously endorsed by the City Plan Commission Tuesday after a surprisingly brief hearing...

Nationally-Renowned Ballpark Author Says Timing Right to Bring Royals Downtown

By Kevin Collison Kansas City was "lucky" 15 years ago not to build a downtown ballpark when the Royals lease was last up, but that's...