Real Estate and Development

KC Council Vote on MBE/WBE, Meta Project Not Satisfying All

The Kansas City Council last week voted—belatedly—to amend its contract with Facebook parent Meta by restoring goals for including minority- and women-owned businesses in the multi-billion-dollar Northland project. Still, it was too little, too late, says Joe Mabin, vice president… more

Q&A With Owen Buckley

Q. The retail tailspin was pretty advanced well before the pandemic, which added to the challenges there. Do you get a sense that things are leveling off? A. I do think they have stabilized a bit, and we’re seeing that… more

Home Prices Rise Following Signs of Decrease

The spring housing season will continue to be plagued by rising prices as shown by the new report from S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index. The report, released Tuesday, showed on a national level home prices in March were 0.7 percent higher… more

How Many Homes In KC Amount to One NYC Home?

A recent study shows for the price of the most expensive home in New York City, there are 1,368 homes available in Kansas City. The study from PropertyShark found the top 50 most populous cities in the U.S. and how… more

New Additions Push Homefield Cost To $838 Million

Development costs for the Homefield Sports Complex have risen due to proposed additions to the project, including a golf course, multi-use area and interactive museum.  The Kansas City, Kansas project, formerly the Schlitterbahn water park property, previously held a total… more

Jackson County Jail Price Jumps to $301 Million

The Kansas City, Missouri project, originally totaled $257 million, has now increased to $301 million after demanding building costs. Project developers JE Dunn Construction and Axiom Construction Group have been on a development hiatus concerning the project as the topic… more

Region Leaders Join on Rock Island Bridge

Dozens of local leaders, developers and media from both Kansas and Missouri gathered on the Rock Island Bridge Tuesday to celebrate its progress and the idea of binding the two states together. With little ground under their feet, the groundbreaking… more

The KC Streetcar Southern Expansion Means Big News For UMKC Athletes

The University of Missouri-Kansas City issued Monday a request of proposals for the development of a five-acre parcel next to the streetcar at 51 Street and Brookside Boulevard. [caption id="attachment_33462" align="alignleft" width="711"] University of Missouri-Kansas City[/caption] UMKC Chancellor Mauli Agrawal… more

Office Markets Continue to Slow in 2023

For many employers wanting to migrate their staff back into the office, recent Q1 office market reports from major commercial real estate companies show the effects of the pandemic are quite present. Office vacancy is still prevalent as 20.2 percent… more

Q&A with Aaron Mesmer, Block Real Estate Services

The effect of the economy and its grip continues to be felt through all markets, specifically in office and commercial real estate. Ingram's spoke with Aaron Mesmer, Principal-Acquisitions and Investment Sales at Block Real Estate Services to further investigate the… more