A (Shade) Tree Grows in Crossroads

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads Community Association wants to grow its way out of being downtown's hottest neighborhood--literally--by planting dozens of street trees to provide...

After Some Sleuthing, Port KC Committee Endorses Riverfront Apartment Plan

By Kevin Collison A proposed 250-unit apartment riverfront project was endorsed for a 25-year property tax abatement Monday by a Port KC committee, but only...

Going Green Pays Off at Second + Delaware, Fully Leased After One Year

(Editor's note: This article originally appeared Sept. 20, 2021) By Kevin Collison The pioneering Second + Delaware development has cashed in by going green, leasing all...

KCATA Briefed on Tower Plan for 10th and Main, Work Could Begin in 2023

By Kevin Collison A mixed-use tower with up to 240 apartments being proposed for KCATA property at 10th and Main could break ground by summer...

‘Workforce’ Apartment Project in the Works for Troost and Linwood

By Kevin Collison UC-B Properties, a significant developer on Troost Avenue, is pursuing a 100-unit apartment project at the southeast corner of Linwood and Troost. The...

Development Agency Ignores City Hall, Rejects $62M River Market Apartment Plan

By Kevin Collison A $62 million River Market apartment project backed by City Hall had its incentive request rejected by the PIEA board Thursday, another...

One Nine Vine Apartment Project Breaks Ground This Week

The first phase of the One Nine Vine development, a six-story apartment building with ground floor retail, is scheduled to break ground Wednesday in...

Westport High School Apartment Redevelopment Underway

By Kevin Collison Work has begun on the $52.2 million renovation of the historic Westport High School building into a 138-unit residential project called The...

Downtown Council Launches New Resident Survey

The Downtown Council has launched its annual resident survey, a tool the organization says helps it identify and lobby for improvements desired by people...

Riverfront Hotel and Apartment Projects Take First Steps Forward

By Kevin Collison A proposed $29 million boutique hotel that would be the first big commercial project on the downtown riverfront during its recent revival...