Downtown Council Picks Hall Family for Annual Phil Kirk Award

The Hall family is being recognized by the Downtown Council for its commitment to downtown Kansas City through Hallmark Cards and Crown Center. The Hall...

Construction to Begin Early Next Year on Half-Dozen River Market Townhouses

By Kevin Collison Craig Slawson, the Denver developer who's bought into the River Market real estate scene in a big way, plans to begin his...

New York Developer has Found a Little Tribeca in Garment District

By Kevin Collison Andrew Bolton specializes in historic redevelopment projects and had worked in New Orleans and Washington D.C. before coming to Kansas City. He liked...

Loews Now Majority Owner of Planned Downtown Convention Hotel, Preliminary Construction Expected to Begin...

By Kevin Collison New York-based hotel giant Loews has increased its investment stake to become majority owner of the planned 800-room downtown convention hotel and...

Renowned East Crossroads Artist Studio Kicks Off International Sculpture Conference

By Kevin Collison The center of the sculpture world was at Studio Inc in the East Crossroads area of downtown this week for a kickoff...

Meshuggah Bagels Rolling Into Downtown this March

By Kevin Collison The bagel that ate 39th Street last spring is rolling into downtown Kansas City, hopefully in time for the Big 12 basketball...

Swiss Re Bringing 400 Jobs to Downtown Kansas City, Relocating from Overland Park

By Kevin Collison Swiss Re, a global reinsurance firm based in Switzerland, is relocating its Overland Park office to downtown Kansas City, a move that...

Appetite for Downtown Living Continues, Newly Redeveloped 915 Broadway Project Nearly Full

By Kevin Collison The 915 Broadway project, a $10.5 million redevelopment of two historic buildings in the Garment District of downtown, is close to fully...

Developer Plans to Renovate “Abandoned Fortress” Building into Apartments

By Kevin Collison A vacant, dilapidated brick building at 27th and Madison that was built in 1920 as a power substation is slated to re-energized...

Zahner Creates ‘Wild’ New Work Space as Part of $5 Million Downtown Expansion

By Kevin Collison A. Zahner Co., a world-renowned, architectural metal fabrication firm, is practicing its creativity on its $5 million expansion project at its downtown...