Construction


Report: Kansas City Commercial Construction Market is Growing Rapidly

Electrical Wholesaling has released a ranking of the busiest commercial construction markets in the United States. As conducted by Dodge Data & Analytics, the Kansas City bi-state area falls at number 14 for the busiest market in the first six… more

Construction to Begin on Downtown YMCA

The 92-year-old Lyric Theatre building on Central St. will finally begin gaining fresh life this week. The building will be redeveloped into a new $35 million Downtown YMCA, and the construction kickoff is set for tomorrow. With the name Kirk… more

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

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

Teachers Turn Out in Force for STEM Summit

Viewed through a lens of work-force development and regional economic growth, the numbers are sobering: By some counts, nearly 7,700 jobs in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math are available annually in Kansas City—yet employers are able to… more

Birth Rate vs. Real Estate

Of all the economic impact related to the Millennial generation’s effect on the world, the latest one could hit you right in the mortgage. A recent article from Forbes suggested that this generation’s decision to delay having children—thus dropping the… more

No Place Like Home . . .

Universities compete for students on a lot of levels, from curriculum to research interests to distinguished faculty and social-life options. But one aspect that rarely seems to shed its competitive zeal is student housing.  That’s a good thing for students… more

Engineering our Future

Kansas City’s place in the world of engineering was solidified more than a century ago, with firms like Burns & McDonnell, Black & Veatch and HNTB setting down roots, and more recently others like Henderson Engineers and Kiewit setting up… more

Upcoming: Construction’s Challenge

The upcoming edition of  Ingram's magazine will include a special report on the 2018 Construction Industry Outlook Assembly, a gathering of nearly three dozen high-level executives that took place Jan. 3. You won't want to miss their discussion on the… more