Approval passes 10-0 for Shawnee mixed-use project



A unanimous vote by the Shawnee Planning Commission last week has given the green light on a site plan for mixed-use project Blume Shawnee located in Shawnee’s downtown area to include residential, retail and office space.

Shawnee has given the ultimate OK for a mixed-use growth deliberate for the town’s downtown space.

The Shawnee Planning Fee on Monday voted 10-Zero to approve a website plan for Blume Shawnee, a brand new residential, retail and workplace undertaking within the 6100 block of Nieman Highway, on the southeast nook of Roger and Nieman. Commissioner Randy Braley was absent.

Field Actual Property Growth — the identical firm from Lee’s Summit, Missouri, that simply bought and can quickly renovate the Hartman {Hardware} constructing — is spearheading the live-work undertaking, which the town decided to be a catalyst website that may spur additional funding and redevelopment downtown.

“We at Field Actual Property Growth are tremendous excited in regards to the alternative this offers customers and what this undertaking means for downtown Shawnee and the better Kansas Metropolis space typically,” stated Russell Pearson, proprietor of Field Actual Property Growth.

The site is within a federally designated Opportunity Zone and a Kansas Neighborhood Revitalization Act District, according to city documents.