Historic Kansas City Star Building Sold, to be Redeveloped as Office Project for 1,200...

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Star’s historic headquarters building at 1729 Grand Blvd. has been sold to a local developer who wants to redevelop...

13th Annual KC Fringe Festival Offers Late Night Gathering at New Outdoor Venue at...

The 13th Annual KC Fringe Festival continues tonight through July 30 and is using the new Haverty Family Yards outdoor venue next to Union...

River Market West II Wins Tax Incentive Approval, $23.6 Million Apartment Project

By Kevin Collison The apartment boom in the downtown River Market district got a little louder Thursday with the approval of tax incentives for a...

Historic Pickwick Plaza Gets Its Landmark Clock Back Just in Time for Grand Opening

By Kevin Collison The historic Pickwick Plaza in downtown Kansas City is back on the clock--literally--after a $65 million redevelopment project. On Wednesday, workers were reinstalling...

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...