Edgemoor is expected to tell the Kansas City Council on Thursday that it expects to open the KCI single terminal project in October 2022 on a budget between $1.3 billion and $1.4 billion. The developer of the project is still working on a labor agreement.
Powell Gardens, a botanical preserve in Missouri, has appealed the state's decision to allow neighboring Valley Oaks Steak Co., a feedlot three miles west, to expand. An anonymous donor has given $6,999 to the cause.
A small group of KC voters approved special sales and property taxes to help pay for an expansion of downtown streetcar service along Main Street to the UMKC campus. The $227 million project will also need federal funding.
Restaurants and grocery stores with seven or more priority or critical health code violations include operations in De Soto, Gardner, Kansas City, Kan., Lenexa, Olathe, Overland Park, Shawnee and W. 39th Street.
Warren Buffett stopped in Lenexa Tuesday to announce 500 new jobs at a service center for his "favorite company" that got him his investment start. He called the new Geico service center, the closest to his hometown of Omaha, Neb., his "new home location."
Travel + Leisure magazine turned to Yelp to compile its list of "The 25 Best Barbecues in the U.S." Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que was No. 22 and newcomer Scott's Kitchen and Catering at Hangar 29 by the KCI airport made the list at No. 20.
Warren Buffett will announce Tuesday that an insurance company owned by Berkshire Hathaway plans to open a new office and add 500 jobs in Lenexa. Local, regional and statewide economic development officials worked to close the deal.
Bar + Rec will have a bar, restaurant and games such as ping-pong with an outdoor bar, volleyball courts and yard games. The business is part of a redevelopment of the former Kansas City Star building at 1729 Grand Blvd. Opening is planned for early 2019.
A team from the University of Kansas is in the thick of a competition to come up with personal flying machines. KU's "Mamba" made it through the first round of the Boeing-sponsored competition, which had 160 teams from 33 countries.
State Department of Natural Resources agrees to permit allowing Valley Oaks Steaks in Lone Jack to expand its cattle feedlot operation. A lawyer for nearby Powell Gardens, which has been fighting the expansion, says an appeal is expected.
Ongoing labor issues, regulatory approvals and other factors have already pushed the timeline for a new KCI terminal before meaningful construction is underway. An Edgemoor official said opened could be delayed up to a year
Sprint CEO Michel Combes addressed thousands of employees assembled in the Sprint Center on Wednesday and Thursday afternoon sessions. A spokeswoman said nearly all 6,000 headquarters employees attended one of the two events.
A small hospital in Overland Park that specializes in weight loss surgery is set to lose Medicare funding Friday, after a federal judge dismissed its lawsuit. Inspectors said the hospital's leaders tried to falsify records and offered employee discounts on surgery to pump up patient loads.
Downtown Kansas City's next luxury highrise is one step closer to reality. A City Council committee on Wednesday approved incentives for Three Light in the Power & Light District despite some opposition.