Construction


Survey Cites the Effect of Cash Flow on Business Growth

It may sound obvious but apparently, businesses around the world would be in better shape if everybody paid their bills on time. According to Colin Sharp, senior vice president at a company called C2FO, “There is a significant opportunity for… more

Federal Reserve “Beige Book” Reports on the Kansas City District

According to the Federal Reserve Bank, activity in the Fed’s Tenth District—Kansas City— was largely flat in recent months, though expectations remained mostly positive. That assessment is from the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book, a report produced eight times a year… more

Garmin sets $200 million Olathe expansion

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced the groundbreaking on a $200 million dollar facility expansion at its Olathe, Kan., campus. The campus expansion is designed to position the technology company as a leading innovator well… more

Terracon continues growing with acquisitions

Olathe, Kan.-based Terracon, a leading provider of environmental, facilities, geotechnical and materials services, this week announced the acquisition of two companies on opposite ends of the country. Terracon said it had acquired Mayes Testing Engineers of Lynnwood, Wash., retaining all… more

Grand Avenue Bridge Emergency Repairs Set

A nearly $3.5 million emergency contract has been awarded to Clarkson Construction Co. to replace the Grand Avenue Bridge in downtown Kansas City after stress fractures prompted the Missouri Department of Transportation to immediately close the bridge on May 6.… more

Spec Industrial Building Set for Intermodal Hub Area

The Minneapolis-based Opus Group has announced plans for a 205,000-square-foot speculative industrial facility in Olathe. Reflecting the strength of the market, this new development will continue to expand Opus’ development presence in the Kansas City area. “We’re thrilled to be… more

Two Huge Spec Buildings Going Up at Logistics Park KC

NorthPoint Development has announced the start of construction of Inland Ports XXXII, a 765,927 square-foot building and XXXIII, a 927,155 square-foot building, both constructed on a speculative basis at Logistics Park Kansas City. LPKC is a 1,700-acre master-planned distribution and… more

BNIM Staying Downtown; Leases Space in Crown Center

BNIM will Move Headquarters to Crown Center    BNIM announced this morning that it would keep its headquarters in Downtowh Kansas City by leasing nearly 20,000 square feet in the Crown Center office complex, anticipating a move into that space… more

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