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In a Nutshell: Inflation Is Getting Real

Inflation is making headlines all over the country, but the mainstream media is not being honest about the true severity of the crisis. We are being told that the official rate of inflation is still in single digits, but what we aren’t… more

In a Nutshell: A Very Tight & Expensive Housing Environment

Housing statistics confirm that houses available to purchase are extremely limited, so the volume of sales continues declining.  While rapidly rising prices of lumber and other components may have impacted the reduced number of housing starts, there appears to be… more

July 2021 Digital Edition

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Coping with COVID: Kansas Issues COVID-19 Test Requirement for Adult-Care Facilities

Kansas adult-care facilities now are required to test staff and patients for COVID-19. Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday directed Dr. Lee Norman, Kansas Department of Health and Environment secretary, to issue a health order for the testing. “We have a… more

DED Awards $15.8 Million to Missouri Development Projects

The Missouri Department of Economic Development it will be spreading $15.8 million across 38 different community development projects across the state. The focus is to improve infrastructure such as damaged streets and drainage improvements, but the projects vary across the… more

Niagara Bottling Looks at $216 Million Plant Expansion

Niagara Bottling LLC is considering buying a 637,368-square-foot speculative industrial building from VanTrust Real Estate, northwest of 112th Street and North Airworld Drive. The space would be used as a bottling facility specifically for flavored beverages. The Northland investment by… more

Town Center Plaza Majority Owner Files Chapter 11

The Ohio-based majority owner of Town Center Plaza and Town Center Crossing mall properties has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Washington Prime Group, a real estate investment trust that owns about 100 malls nationwide, is in forbearance on a $23.2… more

Northland Multisports Complex Breaks Ground

Construction is beginning on a $36 million multi-sport facility north of the river. The complex, near Missouri Highway 152 and Platte Purchase Drive, will have ten synthetic turf fields to be used for soccer, football, baseball, softball and lacrosse. It will… more

In a Nutshell: What’s Up With Our Dollar?

Why has little attention been given to the rather sudden 3% exchange pullback for the dollar (versus the utilized basket of currencies)?  During the past 12 months the cumulative dollar value drop has been over 10%!  Currency exchange rates are… more

In a Nutshell

This past week the financial media highlighted one guru after another calling for a market correction to the tune of anywhere from 5% to 20%!  They cited “peak earnings” comparisons, rising inflation data, and the inevitability of the Fed having… more