Big West Bottoms Redevelopment Plan Backed by City, Stirs Fears of Some Neighbors

By Kevin Collison SomeraRoad's ambitious proposal to transform a sleepy section of the West Bottoms into a "dynamic" mixed-use district has strong support from City...

Blue KC Buys 5-Acre Lot From Union Station, ‘Flexibility’ for HQ Decision

By Kevin Collison Blue KC has purchased a five-acre parking lot owned by Union Station adjoining its offices on Main street, a move that will...

Commission Backs Landmark Protection for Buildings at 31st and Main

By Kevin Collison A unanimous recommendation last week that several endangered buildings at 31st and Main be declared local landmarks has City Councilwoman Katheryn...

Lux Living Takes Over Freight House Village, Plans 250-Unit Apartment Project

By Kevin Collison Lux Living has taken over the Freight House Village redevelopment plan from its previous developer and wants to build a $60 million...

Third and Grand Developer Sweetens Deal, Wins Incentives on Second Try

By Kevin Collison A $60 million River Market apartment plan won approval for tax incentives Thursday the second time around after sweetening the development deal...

Columbus Park Residential Plan Backed by Council Committee

By Kevin Collison A Columbus Park residential development that will include half-million-dollar townhomes won unanimous support from a Kansas City Council committee Wednesday. The $7 million...

Mark Twain Tower, Major Preservation Project, Opens to Residents in August

By Kevin Collison The 23-story Mark Twain Tower, one of downtown's biggest historic preservation projects, is scheduled to begin accepting residents in August following a...

Big Apartment Plan Proposed for Prominent Site Near Penn Valley Park

By Kevin Collison A $122 million residential project is in the works for the prominent, five-acre site of the old Trinity Lutheran Hospital complex by...

Cocina47 Plaza Proposal Gets Thumbs Down from Plan Commission

By Kevin Collison The City Plan Commission rejected the Cocina47 project Tuesday, saying the height of the nine-story proposal was an insult to the years...

Big Apartment Proposal Near Plaza Revived by Lane4

By Kevin Collison A big apartment project proposal on Belleview Avenue near the Country Club Plaza is back and this time it's being pursued by...