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UMKC Conservatory Landing on Main Campus

The University of Missouri-Kansas City announced this afternoon that the new home for its performing arts programs will be built on the university’s main campus near the Country Club Plaza. The new Conservatory of Music and Dance and Department of… more

New Office Building Approved for Downtown

When Ingram’s hosted its 2018 Commercial Real Estate Industry Outlook assembly in November, major players in the field likened growth in the Kansas City market to a baseball game, one that was probably in its latter innings. A slowdown could… more

Wichita-Based Real Estate Company to Build New Lenexa Office Park

Wichita-based Vantage Point Properties has officially made its move into the Kansas City market. This week the real estate company closed on a plot of land around I-435 and Renner Blvd in Lenexa. Dubbed Reflections at City Center, this site… more

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