Critical Convention Hotel Agreements Before Development Agency, Includes $59.7 Million Private Investment

By Kevin Collison The long-awaited, 800-room downtown convention hotel is poised to begin construction in January if, as expected, the key city development agency handling...

Developer May Shift Affordable Apartment Project Threatened by State Tax Credit Cut to East...

By Kevin Collison Developer Kelley Hrabe is scrambling to salvage his plan to build 400 affordable apartments downtown following a sudden shift in state policy...

Upcoming ‘Art of the Brick’ LEGO Show at Union Station Invites Ideas for Kansas...

The 'Art of the Brick,' described as the first major museum exhibition using LEGO bricks to create art, is coming to Union Station in...

Downtown YMCA Project Wins Key State Funding Needed to Complete Fundraising

By Kevin Collison After a 36 year absence, a full-service YMCA is returning to downtown Kansas City following approval Tuesday of state tax credits needed...

City Steps Up Efforts to Land Trans-Atlantic Air Service at KCI, Invites Johnson County...

(Updated to include time and location of Johnson County community design meeting. It will be Dec. 12 from 6- to 7:30 p.m. at the...

Kansas City Architects Toast New Boulevard Brewery Visitor Center at Award Ceremony

By Kevin Collison Nothing like a great place to sample beer and buy Boulevard swag to win a popularity contest with local architects. The new...

If Historic Tax Credits Go Away, Local and National Redevelopment Will Come to a...

GUEST COMMENTARY By Elizabeth Rosin
 Have you noticed how Kansas City has changed over the past decade, how vibrant our urban core has become? It was a...

Historic Brookfield Building Reopening Soon as Hotel Indigo and Fairfax Lofts

By Kevin Collison Back in its previous heyday, the historic Fairfax building at 11th and Baltimore, later known as the Brookfield, was the place to...

Holiday Magic Begins at Union Station Saturday

Union Station begins the holiday season this Saturday with a day full of free activities for the family capped by the colorful illumination of...

Mayor James Slams GOP Tax Proposals as ‘Crippling’ to City Redevelopment Including Downtown

Mayor James came out swinging today against Republican tax reform proposals being considered in Washington, saying they would "cripple" vital city redevelopment and infrastructure...