Architecture & Design


New $300 Million Project Proposed for the Former Great Mall Site

Life is finally returning to the land where the Great Mall of the Great Plains once stood in Olathe. Woodbury Corporation announced that it will propose to redevelop the site as a $300 million mixed-use property. With the name Mentum,… more

Study: Majority of KC’s New Apartments Considered ‘Luxury’

From the Plaza and the Crossroads to Downtown and the Riverfront, new apartment complexes have been springing up around Kansas City, Mo. in spades the last two years. And in 2017, 91 percent of these new complexes had something in… more

Populous Expands With Dallas Office

Kansas City's sports-architecture footprint just got a little bigger: Populous announced today that it was opening an office in Dallas to focus on sports and entertainment venues, convention centers, aviation experience architecture, hospitality architecture and interior design. The Dallas office,… more

UMKC Breaks Ground on Engineering Building

A couple of weeks ago, new chancellor Mauli Agrawal spoke at a meeting of regional business executives, and recounted a conversation he'd had earlier this summer, just after arriving at UMKC. How, he asked of Kevin Truman, dean of the… more

Three Companies Celebrate the Grand Opening of Combined Office Space in the Crossroads

Centric, Superior Bowen and Inspired Homes celebrated the grand opening of their new headquarters at 520 W Penn on Wednesday, Sept. 19. The building was once an animal-health lab in 1919 and is listed on the National Register of Historic… more

The 2018 Ingram’s 250

Before you can compile a roster of the most influential business executives in a market of nearly 3 million people, you first must define what it means to have influence as an executive, what it means to wield that power,… more

Management Moves at McCownGordon

McCownGordon Construction, one of the region's biggest general contractors, has announced a series of moves in its management ranks to set the table for future growth. Four of the promotions announced last week come from within current management ranks, the… more

KC Rising: We Have Our Work Cut Out

02/28/2018 In a building filled with masterpieces, hundreds of business leaders gathered to brainstorm on their own work in progress:  Kansas City.  Packed inside the Atkins Auditorium inside the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, leaders from across the city and across… more

Rolling Up Their Sleeves

As we approach the 10-year mark since the 2008 recession, it’s clear that the construction and building industries have rebounded in style—and they are flourishing. Last year, U.S. construction-related spending passed $650 billion for the first time since the recession. In… more

Grand Opening Set for New Missouri Innovation Campus in Lee’s Summit

The grand opening of the new Missouri Innovation Campus, a collaboration between the Lee's Summit school district and the University of Central Missouri, will be at 4 p.m. Sept 5, the sponsoring organizations announced this morning. The new facility, at… more