Real Estate and Development


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

Charles Renner Offers Airport Update

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ART1VDB2STY&t=101s The partner from Husch Blackwell is helping to represent the city during the airport project, and in this video, he gives a detailed and exclusive update on the current status of the development process. more

ChowNow to Open Office in KC Area, Add 100 Jobs to the Region

A Los Angeles-based company has jumped on the Midwestern bandwagon. ChowNow announced today it will open a new office in the Kansas City area and will add 100 jobs to the region. Kansas City beat out other highly competitive markets… 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

Gateway Village Forging Ahead

The $400 million Gateway Sports Village project in Grandview is pushing ahead, with plans for site work in place and sales/leasing activity picking up, developers say. The trio of Deron Cherry, Greg Cotton and Shane Hackett announced today that they… 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

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

Riverfront Developments Gathering Momentum

Bar K Dog Bar, a dog park, bar and coffeehouse hybrid, officially opened this week on the western edge of the Berkley Riverfront Park. It is among three new developments hitting the area within three years–Union Berkley Riverfront luxury apartments… more

Kansas City Metro Area Rentals Trending Up

The good news, if you’re a renter in Kansas City (and perhaps, less-than-good news if you’re a landlord): This metro area ranks No. 6 nationwide in terms of rental ability, according to a Census data analysis by the online real-estate… 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