Retailers get to try out a new shopping center without signing a long term lease and they can raise their brand awareness with old and new customers.
TopGolf, a high-tech driving range/bar/restaurant complex, is coming to the metro. The Dallas-based company wants to build a 65,000-square-foot, three-level center at the northeast corner of 107th Street and Nall Avenue in Overland Park. If all goes as planned it will open in the second quarter of 2015.
The increase, if approved as filed to the Kansas Corporation Commission, would help pay for the utilitys share of a $1.2 billion environmental upgrade to a coal-fired power plant. A typical residential customer would be charged an additional $2.35 a month.
General Electric Co.'s credit card division will refund $34.1 million to consumers who government regulators say were misled about the potential costs of relying on a deferred-interest plan to pay their medical bills.
Dan Hesse said “look out” once Sprint gets its new voice and data technologies working throughout its network. Chicago is a starting point.
A Dutch luxury bus company is testing technology that monitors whether a driver is becoming drowsy.
U.S. employers advertised the most job openings in more than five years in October, and the number of people quitting also reached a five-year high.
Overland Park-based YRC Worldwide on Monday sent field leaders and vice presidents to company work sites to campaign for extending the giant trucking companys contract with the Teamsters union into 2019. Their message is that the proposed changes to the contract would save jobs without cutting health benefits and without further reducing paychecks or pension contributions.
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.
Uncertainty about how the Affordable Care Act will unfold is creating havoc for employers, writes Jim Holland, a labor and employment lawyer in Fisher & Phillips Kansas City office. Its possible that executive orders will unilaterally change the directives being debated, that more provisions will be postponed or changed or that the ACA will simply implode under its own weight.
If youve just returned to the market or are just a rookie, you probably pay more attention to market reports and commentary from the financial press, pundits and equity analysts. Now may be a good time not only to brush up on hoary but effective market maxims, but to arm yourself against the hyperbole and outright nonsense issued by "expert" market observers.
Uruguay has become the first country to create a national marketplace for legal marijuana, with the government regulating the production, sales and use of pot in a bold bid to control addiction and drug violence.
Kettering University President Robert McMahan was traveling in China a few months ago when he bumped into one of the university's board members at an airport in Shanghai.
It was a safe bet that Cerner Corp. would once again lead the The Stars rankings as the regions top-performing public company. Cerner, the nations second-largest company that helps hospitals and doctors offices convert paper files into computerized medical records, is in a sweet spot. Other top-ranked companies here do business in areas that have an edge: energy, rail transit and online government services.
The already-hefty pay packages of many public-company executives bulged last year, thanks to higher values of their company stocks. Million-dollar base salaries as paid to Cerner Corp. CEO Neal Patterson (pictured) and Waddell & Reed Financial CEO Hank Herrmann are only the beginning. For most of the bigger-company CEOs, stock awards, options and non-equity incentive compensation dwarf their base pay.