Highwoods Properties, former owner of Kansas City’s Country Club Plaza, has sold two of the four Plaza area office buildings that weren’t included in the retail center’s sale. Price Brothers Development Co. bought the office building at 801 W. 47th St. Stanton Road Capital LLC bought the building at 4600 Madison Ave.
The Wal-Mart-anchored project delays the start of its community improvement district benefits until 2017. A new site plan is headed to the Mission Planning Commission on Monday. A lawsuit between the developer and its architecture firm was settled earlier this month.
While an overhaul at KCI Airport remains on hold, the aviation department is firming up plans for interim passenger convenience improvements, such as new lighting, seats, electrical outlets, better Wi-Fi, and a new cell phone lot.
Embree Asset Group of Texas is proposing an eight-bed inpatient hospital plus emergency department to be located near the corner of Roe Boulevard and Johnson Drive in Roeland Park. The development site, owned by Kansas City-based Commerce Bank, would include a new banking facility as well as the independent hospital, which may be named the Hospital of Roeland Park.
A Jackson County jury ordered Tri-State Holdings-32 LLC, principal owner Brandon Miller and the Rev. Tony Caldwell to pay more than $122,000 for their roles in a home flipping venture that targeted low-income residents.
The Kansas City architecture firm will lease space in a Crown Center office building by the end of 2016, ending months of uncertainty about where it would relocate. The firm, which has 95 employees in its Kansas City office, will take about 20,000 square feet of office space for its headquarters.
In all, 6.6 million square feet of available industrial space has been leased since 2015, bringing vacancy rates to 7.54 percent as of the second quarter of this year. Developers built 7.3 million square feet of industrial space since the beginning of 2015.
Some security changes and consolidated checkpoints are coming to Kansas City International Airport. The Transportation Security Administration has sent a letter to the Kansas City aviation director, outlining concerns and strategies.
Rivergate Ventures, a partnership that involved the late Kansas City construction businessman Vincent DiCarlo, sold the six-story office building at 600 Broadway to 6 Broadway LLC, whose registered agent is Price Brothers Development partner Doug Price. The sale closed June 30.
The decision marked a significant reduction from an earlier proposal to spend as much as $27.6 million over the next three years to help the historic 18th & Vine Jazz District reach its full potential. But the approval gives the district a shot of adrenaline and holds out the possibility of much more public funding in two future phases.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ran movie distribution operations out of 220 W. 18th St. during the Film Row era. Preservationists say the building is threatened by neglect and want it sold to a friendly developer. The owner doesn’t plan to sell or demolish the building, where he stores hundreds of vacuums.
A Kansas City Council that was sharply divided over funding for the 18th and Vine Historic Jazz District now appears much closer to an agreement. A vote for $7 million in initial funds could come Thursday.
Cleveland developer MCM wants to refashion five old warehouse buildings on two acres in the West Bottoms into a $60 million, 280-unit apartment project at the northeast corner of St. Louis Avenue and Wyoming Street. MCM plans to make 106 of them into apartments 400 to 500 square feet in size.