Redevelopment of Power & Light Building is a go

Renovation that will create more than 200 apartments is expected to begin in October. NorthPoint Development, the project’s developer, still has to complete development agreements with the authority and Kansas City, but the Riverside company does not expect any problems.


Area homebuilding fell slightly in July

The Home Builders Assocation of Greater Kansas City said 358 permits for single-family homes were issued last month in the Kansas City area, down from 409 in July 2013. Through the first seven months of 2014, however, building activity remains on track for its best year since 2007.


Silver Dollar City announces big expansion

Silver Dollar City in Branson is planning an $8 million expansion that will include six new rides. Officials with the theme park announced Wednesday the four-acre expansion, called Fireman’s Landing, will also include four interactive play zones.


Last two federal agencies to move from Bannister complex

The National Logistics Support Center and the National Reconditioning Center, which both support the National Weather Service by providing parts and repairing weather, computer and radar equipment, are scheduled to begin moving in fall 2015 and complete their relocation by year’s end, the U.S. General Services Administration said Monday. The two agencies, combined, have about 80 employees.

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