Aviation Technical Services plans to lease 607,000 square feet at the huge base and invest $7 million in the facility. It said the operation could eventually grow to 1,000 jobs.
Progress on the Mission Gateway project at Shawnee Mission Parkway and Roeland Drive has slowed while developer Tom Valenti expands the retail portion, awaits suitable construction bids and considers seeking additional financial help from the city.
Union Station on Tuesday was awarded $2.25 million in Missouri tax credits to encourage donors to a major improvement project at the station and Science City. The plan is to build a vehicular and pedestrian bridge and create new connections to the science center, planetarium and the Extreme Screen theater.
For the year to date there have been 3,803 single-family permits issued, already making this the best year for builders since 2007, when 6,072 homes went up, according to the latest report from the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City.
Tennessee-based Chartwell Hospitality plans to build a 10-story hotel in the Crossroads Arts District location without seeking any tax breaks from the city. Chartwell isnt alone in shaking up Kansas City development assumptions recently.
The Kansas City Economic Development Corp. unanimously approves creating a smaller board and making other changes to improve city development practices recommended by the two-year AdvanceKC process.
Chartwell Hospitality plans to break ground in March on a hotel and garage that will occupy much of the block northeast of 16th Street and Baltimore Avenue. The 10-story building will jointly house a 104-room Residence Inn and a 153-room Courtyard Marriott.
The federal government has picked the new home for 900 employees currently at the Bannister Federal Complex with the move expected to begin one year from now. The decision to lease about 140,000 square feet in the 11-story building at 2300 Main St. was made after a year-long search of downtown properties.
With the Bannister Federal Complex to be torn down in 2016, all but one federal agency there have a new local home, and city officials are working to keep the 80 well-paid employees at the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration office as well.
The network of auto repair centers is now based at 4200 W. 115th St. The company expects to continue to expand.
KC Commercial Realty Group wants to begin construction on the $8 million project on the southeast corner of Fifth Street and Grand Boulevard early next spring. It’s an example of the development encouraged by the planned downtown Kansas City streetcar line.
The sprawling Bannister Federal Complex, which opened in World War II to make warplane engines and stayed busy through the Cold War and after supplying nuclear weapons parts, will be demolished beginning in 2016.
The arrival of VanTrust Real Estate as a co-developer with Swope Community Builders means long-floundering East Village development on downtown's east side finally has the muscle to move forward.
City Place proposal calls for 1,554 apartments and four office buildings to be developed on 138 acres near 69 Highway and College Boulevard
Plan to redevelop Savoy Hotel and Grill wins city approval for incentives, next stop is $15 million request for federal and state historic tax credits
Darol Rodrock, who likes to boast that 30,000 people in Johnson County live in subdivisions he has developed over his almost 40 years in the business, continues to feed the appetite for big houses on the edge of suburban Johnson County, but he hasnt forgotten his troubled roots shuffling through foster care.
A French company that recently opened its U.S. headquarters office in Kansas City plans to hire 44 employees in the next five years. Bime Analytics, which opened its headquarters with seven employees at 1812 Broadway last month, plans to expand its workforce.
The Kansas City Council’s Planning and Zoning Committee supported the request by Grupo Antolin for a $10.5 million industrial revenue bond. The money will be used to equip and furnish a 148,800-square-foot building at 1601 Southern Road. The full City Council is expected to approve the incentive Thursday.
Farmers Insurance on Wednesday announced a 10-year lease extension for an office building in Olathe thats home to more than 400 employees. The 101,000-square-foot building, at Ridgeview Road and Kansas 10, has housed the companys national property claims division since 2008.
ZDG Investments LP, a development company composed of principals from Zimmer Cos. and J.E. Dunn Construction, is transferring ownership of a building at 7300 N.W. Tiffany Springs Parkway to the Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation.
Grupo Antolin plans to open an automotive components operation in Kansas City that is expected to create 118 jobs and revamp a building in the East Bottoms. The Spanish firm is seeking a $10.5 million industrial revenue bond from the city, part of an overall $18 million investment planned for the 148,800-square-foot building at 1601 Southern Road.
The October report from the Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors also gives the first indication that a shrinking supply is beginning to affect the market. The group reported 2,128 existing homes sold last month, up 2 percent from October 2012, and 235 new homes sold, up 26 percent.
Construction has begun on 18 luxury villas in the Prairiefire development in south Overland Park. The Prairiefire Villas will be at 137th Street and Nall Avenue, facing the Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate golf course.
Donald Hall Jr., the chairman of the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City and CEO of Hallmark Cards Inc., says the elite leadership organization will remain commited to improving the community despite Jackson County voters' soundly rejecting a sales tax for medical research.
Dallas-based Southwest Airlines, Kansas Citys biggest airline by far, is jumping into the debate over the future of Kansas City International Airport, saying the current $1.2 billion proposal for a new single terminal would substantially boost its cost of doing business here.