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New Animal-Health Venture Launches

Animal-health products company TechAccel, which launched in Kansas in 2015, has announced that it will join forces with Reliance Animal Health Partners to form Covenant Animal Health Partners, a company that will focus exclusively on bringing animal health innovations to… 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

Missouri’s House Delegation Makes Pitch to USDA

Who says bipartisanship is dead in Washington? With the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s announcement that it will move a pair of its research organizations out of  nation's capital, Republican U.S. Reps. Sam Graves and Vicky Hartzler have joined forces with… more

KHC Wealth Management Rebranding

Effective Tuesday morning, the Kansas City area will have a new name on its roster of wealth managers as KHC Wealth Management, with nearly $375 million in assets under management, rebrands itself as Aspyre Wealth Partners. The firm traces its history… more

USDA’s Milk Purchase Spotlights Food Insecurity Issues

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced this week that it would buy $50 million worth of milk to distribute to food-assistance programs, which will provide some relief for dairy farmers feeling the squeeze of lower prices. Dairy Farmers of America,… 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

Stinson Merging with St. Louis IP Firm

Stinson Leonard Street is at it again: Just weeks after opening a second office in Denver and absorbing a small law firm to boost its presence in Dallas, Stinson announced this morning that it was merging with one of Missouri's… more

Lawrence Memorial Hospital Purchases Land for Expansion

Lawrence Memorial Hospital has purchased a 20-acre plot of land to build a 200,000-square-foot medical center. The site is at the northeast corner of Sixth Street and South Lawrence Trafficway. The hospital announced a $100 million expansion plan late last… 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

KU Hospital, Saint Luke’s, Children’s Mercy Recognized

Less than two miles separate the main campuses of the University of Kansas Hospital and Saint Luke’s flagship medical center near the Country Club Plaza. Which means, according to the editors of U.S. News and World Report, that residents of… more