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...

Two New Residential Projects in the Works for Paseo Gateway Area on Downtown’s Northeast...

By Kevin Collison Construction on two residential projects, a 57-unit apartment development and 22 townhouses, is scheduled to begin next month in The Paseo Gateway...

Developer Considering New Apartment Project Across from River Market Streetcar Station

By Kevin Collison (Updated Oct. 19 from previous CityScene article with preliminary rendering of proposed seven-story, 87-unit apartment project. First posted on Next Kansas City) The...

ClusterTruck Promises Fresher, Faster Online Downtown Meal Delivery Service from New River Market Location

By Kevin Collison (Editors note: The Kansas City ClusterTruck location opened in late December) ClusterTruck, an online meal delivery service that rolled out in downtown Indianapolis...

Downtown’s School, Crossroads Academy, Named Top Charter School in Missouri

Crossroads Academy, founded five years ago to be downtown's school and a place where students utilize the city as their outside classroom, has been...

Kansas City Star Owner Scraps Deal to Sell Massive Press Pavilion Overlooking Downtown—for Now

By Kevin Collison The owner of The Kansas City Star has decided not to sell the newspaper’s massive green-glass production plant overlooking downtown after all. McClatchy...