Cerner tags new ‘Innovations Campus’

Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, on Monday revealed design elements and the new identity for its I-435 and Bannister Road development. The campus will be called Innovations – a testament to the company’s work and vision.“This project… more

New tool set to finance energy-efficient upgrades

Homeowners in Jackson County will soon be eligible for long-term financing of energy-efficient upgrades to their homes through a unique public-private partnership.Renovate America, the leading provider of residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing in the U.S., and the Missouri… more

D.H. Pace Adds Carolina Company to Its Stable

     Olathe-based D.H. Pace Co., maker of commercial and residential overhead doors and entryways, announced today that it had acquired Wade Door Services of Charlotte, N.C., and was moving that operation to the nearby suburb of Pineville, NC.     D.H. Pace… more

Construction & Development Report

A new year promises plenty of activity in regional construction and development, with some even bigger plans envisioned in the years to come. The Kansas City area suffers no shortage of developmental visionaries, and if their plans were to become… more

Spending Bill May Contain Some Tax-Break Gems

Savings possible for individuals, businesses. When President Obama signed a $1.1 trillion funding bill in December, it ensured that operations of the federal government would run until Sept. 30 of this year. While the budget hawks decried certain aspects of… more

Ray Kowalik Named CEO-Elect at Burns & McDonnell

Just a week after Burns & McDonnell announced that Greg Graves would retire as chairman and CEO at the end of 2016, employees at the engineering and design firm learned that their new boss would be Ray Kowalik, a 29-year… more

Burns & McDonnell’s Greg Graves to Retire at End of Year

Greg Graves, chairman and CEO of Burns & McDonnell and one of the Kansas City region's most engaged civic and philanthropic boosters, announced this morning that 2016 would be his last year at the helm of the engineering and design… more

JCCC Turns to Employers for Thoughts on Modifying Curriculum

Johnson County Community College, which has an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, announced today that it was preparing to launch a major upgrade of its career and technical education programs and facilities, and it's turning to the region's business leadership for… more

Garmin Expansion to Double Olathe Work Force

A proposed 700,000-square-foot expansion that would double the work force at the headquarters of Garmin is on the agenda tonight for the Olathe Planning Commission. If approved, the facility would be built on the  northwest corner of 151st Street and… more

Menard’s Will Build Distribution Site in Southeast Missouri

Menard's, the Wisconsin-based hardware and home improvement chain, announced today that it would build a 185,000-square-foot manufacturing and distribution facility in Sullivan, Mo., about an hour southwest of St. Louis. Work on the $29.1 million facility is expected to start this month, and the site will generate nearly… more