VanTrust Assumes Lead Role On East Village, Acquires Key Properties in Stalled Downtown KC...

By Kevin Collison Almost four years after becoming co-developer of the planned East Village redevelopment, VanTrust Real Estate has negotiated a new lease deal...

Flashcube Building Receives Nod for Tax Incentives, $50M Downtown Kansas City Apartment Project

By Kevin Collison The $50 million redevelopment plan for the reflective glass-clad building known as the Flashcube received critical tax incentives to move forward today,...

East Crossroads New Home for Two St. Louis-based Bar and Restaurant Concepts

By Kevin Collison Developer Matt Abbott's latest project at 18th and Oak streets has landed two St. Louis-based food and beverage concepts, Mission Taco Joint...

Federal Agency Concerns Over Homeless Situation at Ilus Davis Park has KC Downtown Council...

By Kevin Collison Ilus W. Davis Park, the centerpiece of the downtown Kansas City Civic District, has become a regular sleepover spot for homeless people,...

Kansas City Museum Opening Downtown Exhibition Space in the Historic Garment District

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Museum is opening downtown exhibition space this summer in the 800 Broadway building in the heart of the Historic...

Downtown Spring Housing Tour This Saturday

People interested in living downtown Kansas City will have an opportunity to visit 11 residential developments this Saturday, June 3, in an open house...

Downtown Kansas City Office Vacancy Drop Leads Nation Thanks to Conversions and New Tenants

By Kevin Collison Downtown Kansas City leads the nation these days reducing its office vacancy rate, but not because it’s returning to its heyday as...

KC Preservationists Pursue Campaign to Document Westport Architecture as Development Pressure Mounts

By Kevin Collison New projects in the works for historic Westport are prompting a grassroots effort to survey the district’s buildings to provide a solid...

UMKC Downtown Arts Campus Funding to be Considered by Governor in Mid-May

By Kevin Collison State funding for the planned downtown Conservatory of Dance and Music, called the “largest project in UMKC history,” is expected to be...

KC Streetcar Celebrates 2 Millionth Rider and First Birthday This Saturday

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City streetcar celebrates its first birthday Saturday at Union Station and is expected to host its two-millionth rider either late...