Development

Government & Politics

KCATA poised to unveil ambitious office development plan

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority and Briarcliff Development Co. are working with the city manager of Kansas City on an agreement for an ambitious office development project at Third Street and Grand Boulevard in the River Market. Briarcliff will seek an anchor tenant but has pledged not to engage in the economic development border war or poach a major company from the Kansas side.

Shawnee & Lenexa

Lenexa townhouse project stalls

The Lenexa City Council recently decided to end its agreement with the developer for a project that would have built 61 townhomes with attached garages on 3.4 acres north of 87th Street Parkway on Penrose Lane.

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Jazz District building demolished to make room for development

City Manager Troy Schulte discussed plans Monday for improvements to the 18th & Vine Historic Jazz District. The Black Chamber building, which is not historic, is being demolished at the corner of 18th and The Paseo to make room for new development.
Jill Toyoshiba The Kansas City Star
Jazz District building demolished to make room for development 1:30

Jazz District building demolished to make room for development

Commerce Tower becoming a 'vertical neighborhood' in downtown KC 2:22

Commerce Tower becoming a 'vertical neighborhood' in downtown KC

Kemper Arena secured historic designation 2:25

Kemper Arena secured historic designation

Morningstar Youth and Family Life Center opens 2:00

Morningstar Youth and Family Life Center opens