Bird’s Botanicals Adds Bite to Its Downtown City Market Orchid Lineup, Carnivorous Plants

By Kevin Collison David Bird has been a colorful fixture at the City Market in downtown Kansas City for 15 years, delighting shoppers on Saturday...

ARTerra Apartment Project Underway in Downtown Freight House District; Development First Proposed 10 Years...

By Kevin Collison The 12-story ARTerra apartment project in the heart of the Freight House District is officially underway, 10 years after it was first...

Downtown Council Office Summit Offers Overview of Potential Projects

By Kevin Collison Call it a SimCity for grownups. Last week's Downtown Council office summit not only provided expert opinion on where the downtown Kansas City...

State Task Force Proposes Major Cuts and Restrictions to Historic Tax Credit Program

By Kevin Collison A task force established by Gov. Greitens to examine state tax credit policy has returned with recommendations that preservationists say would substantially...

Developers Confident New Downtown Office Construction Coming Soon as Supply Continues to Tighten

Downtown Kansas City is on the cusp of new office construction to meet the needs of employers who want to recruit and retain younger...

New Renderings of Planned Convention Hotel Show Transformation of Current Downtown Dead Zone

By Kevin Collison Developer Mike Burke recently showed off the latest renderings of the planned 800-room Loews Kansas City Convention Center Hotel, a project that...

Summit to Examine Missing Ingredient in Downtown Kansas City’s Revival: Private Sector Jobs

By Kevin Collison Downtown Kansas City has experienced a strong rebound over the past 15 years with thousands of new residents and scores more...

Atlas Apartment Project Revives Historic Berlau Paper Co. Building in Crossroads

By Kevin Collison It had been a long time since Boulevard Brewing President Jeff Krum restored his last building, but he couldn't resist the Romanesque...

Civic Leader Warren Erdman Speaks Out on UMKC Downtown Conservatory Funding Veto: ‘I Played...

By Kevin Collison Warren Erdman, the leader of the local effort to obtain state money for the proposed UMKC Downtown Conservatory, warned today that any...

Sweeping River Market Redevelopment Plan Calls for New City Garage, and Additional Private Apartments...

By Kevin Collison City officials are working with a private developer to make the River Market an even more urban, mixed-use area by replacing three...