Real Estate and Development


Overland Park Best City for Families, Report Says

Overland Park, Kansas, is the nation’s top city for families according to a new study by WalletHub—a credit reporting and financial advisory website. The survey looked at the 150 most-populated cities in the United States, ranking them in 5 categories:… 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

National Beef Co. expanding Kansas plants

Kansas City, Mo.-based National Beef Packing Co. announced this week that it will undertake an $8 million expansion of its facility in Liberal, Kan. The news follows an announcement in July that National Beef is undertaking a similar expansion at its… 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

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

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

National Soccer Training Center breaks ground in KCK

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Sporting Club, U.S. Soccer and Children’s Mercy broke ground Sunday on the National Training and Coaching Development Center in Kansas City, Kansas. The NTCDC will provide a world-class environment to develop players, coaches, and referees of all… 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

Two Overland Park Commercial Realty Firms Announce Merger

NAI LaSala-Sonnenberg and Lee & Associates Kansas City, a pair of commercial real estate agencies based in Overland Park, announced today that they had merged, effective Jan. 1, and will operate as NAI LaSala-Sonnenberg Heartland. In a news release announcing… more