City Council Narrowly Approves Waddell HQ Design Despite Objections by Neighborhood, City Planners

(Updated: Citing the late Kenny Rogers tune "The Gambler," Mayor Quinton Lucas cast the deciding vote in a 7-6 City Council decision to approve...

Developers Leave the Light On for Downtown Hotel Projects

(Editor's note May 15: The City Council unanimously approved revisions to the incentive package for the redevelopment of the historic KC Federal Reserve Bank...

Key East Crossroads Corner Paved for Brewery Parking, Other Uses

By Kevin Collison After decades of scraggly existence, the northwest corner of 18th and Locust has been transformed into a 225-space controlled and paved public...

Guest Commentary: Turning Toward Greatness, Before We Get to Detroit

(Editor's note: This presentation that's been making the rounds of local civic groups recently offers a strong public policy and economic case for continuing...

East Crossroads Corner Being Rebuilt, Deli and Bar Planned

By Kevin Collison A building that collapsed at the corner of 18th and Locust in the East Crossroads in October 2018 is being replaced with...

Potential River Market Apartment Deal Would Include Affordable Units

(Updated Aug. 12: They city and Port KC have prepared an updated request for proposals for the City Market property where an apartment development...

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...