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...

Strange Days Brewing Adding Even More International Flavor to River Market

It's getting to be a crowded microbrewery field in downtown Kansas City, but Nathan Howard believes his worldly approach to creating new beer flavors...

Howard’s Adding Groceries and Homegrown Produce to Its Crossroads Menu

By Kevin Collison Howard's has gained a tasty reputation for its healthy cafe menu since opening in the Crossroads in September 2015, and now is...

Casual Animal Brewing Plans to Join Growing Kansas City Crossroads ‘Neigh-brew-hood’ By End of...

By Kevin Collison Kyle Gray and his wife Lara are joining the microbrewery herd in the East Crossroads later this year with Casual Animal...

Kansas City Streetcar Authority Receives Go Ahead to Order Two New Cars

The Kansas City Streetcar Authority has received the final go ahead to order two additional streetcars that are expected to be delivered in summer...