McCownGordon Purchases Downtown Building for New Headquarters, Investing $10.5 Million to Renovate

By Kevin Collison McCownGordon Construction has purchased a three-story building at 850 Main St. and plans to spend $10.5 million renovating it as its new...

Almost Full Commerce Tower Holds Grand Opening; Added Bonus, Dowdy CVS Pharmacy Next Door...

By Kevin Collison The $139 million redevelopment of the historic Commerce Tower, described as a 'vertical neighborhood,' held its grand opening this week and 95...

Winslow’s BBQ Closing its Doors Next Month after 46 Years in the River Market

By Kevin Collison Winslow's BBQ, a City Market institution that traces its roots to the "roaring" River Quay days in 1971, is going out of...

Cafe al Dente Closing Saturday, New Denver Landlord Begins Bringing Fresh Tenants to River...

By Kevin Collison Cafe al Dente is closing after 17 years in the River Market, the first business to depart following the purchase of its...

New Power & Light District Mural a Sky-High Tribute to Kansas City’s African-American Cultural...

By Kevin Collison Alexander Austin has worked on some big canvasses as one of the city's preeminent street muralists, but the new assignment he's executing...

Messenger Coffee Sending Savory Aroma of Roasting Beans and Baking Bread to Grand Boulevard

By Kevin Collison The intersection of 17th and Grand will soon become the most irresistible olfactory zone in downtown Kansas City with the arrival Oct....

ULI Experts Recommend Holding Off on North Loop, Focus on Improving Highway 9 and...

By Kevin Collison The North Loop freeway that divides the River Market from the rest of downtown won’t be going away anytime soon if the...

Apartment Development at 27th and Troost Near Hospital Hill Receives Nod for Tax Incentives

By Kevin Collison Construction is expected to begin this fall on a $24 million apartment project that will replace a vacant, decrepit block at 27th...

Denver Postcard: Cost of Millennial Utopia, Downtown Apartments Cost Over 50 Percent Above KC

By Kevin Collison During a recent visit to old friends in Denver, I got a kick out of their 20-something son's T-shirt. On it was an...

Crossroads Academy Wants to Open Permanent High School in Historic Attucks School in 18th...

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads Academy hopefully has found a new permanent home for its downtown high school, the long-vacant, historic Attucks School in the...