Construction


Truman Medical Center new building, expansion opens

A $70 million expansion at Truman Medical Center will allow for primary care services to be offered at a new location. University Health 2, located at 2211 Charlotte Street, sits across the street from the original University Health Building and… more

KCI contractors look ahead to new milestones for terminal

The month of November brought noted progress for the new single terminal at Kansas City International (KCI) airport. Construction updates provided over the month included news of the terminal’s steel structure nearing completion as well as an elevated roadway, and… more

Case-Shiller Index flies high in September, rises 7 percent

September's Case-Shiller national Home Price Index results highlighted growth, the index rising 7 percent year-over-year for the month. Although the smaller 10- and 20-city composite indices grew more slowly, year-over-year growth bumped up above 6 percent in each (6.2 percent… more

New MCC facility to deliver skill, trade programs

Metropolitan Community College will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 2, for its new MCC-Blue River East building, just east of the main Blue River campus on 78 Highway in Independence. The 12:30 p.m. ceremony will be held in person for a limited… more

Plans for new MU children’s hospital approved

Grand plans from MU Health Care for a new children's hospitals have moved one step closer to fruition. A proposal for a new seven-story MU Health Care Children's Hospital received approval last week from a UM System Board of Curators… more

Missouri receives $25 million for reservoir project

Missouri has received additional funding for its long-slated reservoir project located in the north-central region of the state. In the works since 2018, the East Locust Creek Reservoir Project most recently brought in an additional $25 million from the U.S.… more

Garney leaves long-time location, moves to NKC site

Kansas City-based Garney Construction has made a move to a different part of the metro, transitioning its headquarters to a warehouse in North Kansas City. Starting its operations in a space on Vivion Road, the company made a move to… more

Northland distribution center locks in new tenant

Still under development, the Liberty Logistics Center located in the Northland in Liberty, Mo. at U.S. Highway 69 and Liberty Parkway will soon welcome a new tenant. Tennessee-based Kenco Logistics Services LLC has decided to open operations in the industrial… more

Kansas City Construction and Design in a COVID World: Adapt and Overcome

We're just weeks away from a new year, and the ability—mercifully—to reference 2020 in the past tense. Eventually, the daily counts of new COVID-19 infections will fall, the numbers of deaths from the pandemic will inevitably tail off. But the… more

Amazon to build fulfillment center in southwest Missouri

Amazon has announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in Republic, Mo., projected to open sometime in 2021. The new fulfillment center is expected to create over 500 new, full-time jobs. The company said it will open with industry-leading… more