Divided Council Approves Strata Office Plan, Work Starts This Spring

(Updated Nov. 15: The Kansas City Council approved city support for the 25-story Strata office plan at 13th and Main on a 7-4 vote...

Downtown KC Convention Hotel Design Connects Downtown with Crossroads

By Kevin Collison The planned $310 million convention hotel project is expected to create a better pedestrian connection between major downtown destinations as well as...

Denver Investor has Discovered his Development ‘Play’ in River Market

By Kevin Collison Craig Slawson knows a lot about oil exploration, a business his family has been in for 60 years. In that industry, when you...

Children’s Mercy Hospital Plans Nine-Story Research Tower on Hospital Hill

By Kevin Collison Children's Mercy Hospital is planning a nine-story research tower at its Hospital Hill campus, continuing a boom of healthcare-related construction in that...

Three Downtown Sites Pitched for UMKC Conservatory, Westport H.S. Also Candidate

By Kevin Collison At least three downtown locations are being pitched for the proposed UMKC Conservatory, including Barney Allis Plaza, according to Downtown Council officials,...

Loews Exec Calls for Decking South Loop at Downtown Council Event

By Kevin Collison Loews Hotel Chairman Jonathan Tisch strongly backed an ambitious plan to deck part of the South Loop where it slices through downtown...

South Dakota Developer Plans Six-Story Hotel in Garment District

By Kevin Collison A 149-room hotel is planned for a parking lot at Ninth and Wyandotte, next door to the historic Savoy Hotel which reopened...

Last Minute Sweetener Wins Council Approval for Waddell & Reed Downtown Headquarters

By Kevin Collison After another last minute incentive compromise accompanied by the blessing of the school district, the Kansas City Council voted 8-4 Thursday to...

Downtown Kansas City Convention Hotel Project Gets New Investor and Operator; Groundbreaking Expected Oct....

By Kevin Collison The long-planned Kansas City downtown convention hotel has a new flag and welcome infusion of cash from Loews Hotels, a New York-based...

Developer Pursuing Two Historic Apartment Projects in ‘Fringe’ Between Downtown and Midtown

By Kevin Collison A pair of historic buildings in what their developer calls the "fringe" area between downtown and midtown are on their way...