<![CDATA[Business Development News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:22:07 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:22:07 CST Development 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Regarding KCI’s future, City Hall ponders a new flight path http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article85755692.html#storylink=rss With election postponed, mayor looks to business community

But corporate leaders are not yet sure of role in influencing public opinion

Interim airport improvements are already planned

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Judge issues orders in dispute over housing cooperative near 18th and Vine http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article85870047.html#storylink=rss Some residents sought to replace board of Parade Park Homes

They fear being priced out of the affordable complex

Lawsuit continues and a status conference is set for July

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Home construction is brisk in the Kansas City area http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article85803507.html#storylink=rss Year-to-date homebuilding is up 29 percent

Depleted inventory is being replenished daily

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:07:37 CDT

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Despite losing Smart City Challenge, Kansas City plans innovation investments http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article85489907.html#storylink=rss KC lost to Columbus, Ohio, for $50 million in funding

But partnerships and investments will continue, especially along Prospect Avenue

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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 10:19:00 CDT

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What happens if KC’s West Side apartment project isn’t approved? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article85497232.html#storylink=rss Developer EPC Real Estate offered four options

Hispanic community opposes EPC’s apartment plan

Meetings will continue at City Hall to consider project

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Vote on KC’s West Side apartment rezoning proposal is delayed again http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article85407382.html#storylink=rss Developers downscaled initial proposal at 17th and Madison, but criticism remains

Some neighbors oppose apartment density, more traffic and public incentives

City Council’s second committee hearing on the proposal ends with no decision

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‘New urbanism’ development to break ground in Independence http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article85257577.html#storylink=rss New Town at Harmony is planned in eastern Jackson County

First development phase is for 80 homes on 15 acres

Site is at Truman Road east of Little Blue Parkway

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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 10:51:29 CDT

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Loft project on Broadway receives a thumbs up from development agency http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article85305207.html#storylink=rss The Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority grants a tax abatement for apartments at 905 Broadway

The project will include 26 market-rate apartments

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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:38:42 CDT

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Big apartment complex is ready to turn dirt in Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article85095667.html#storylink=rss Hunt Midwest has completed purchase of a 2.5-acre downtown site

Plans for The Vue call for 219 apartment units atop a retail ground floor

Project will include a multideck attached parking garage

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Tutera breaks ground on Prairie Village senior-living community after five years http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article85050752.html#storylink=rss Controversy has surrounded the project, called Mission Chateau, since it was unveiled

Neighbors sued the city in an attempt to block the development

The developer and neighbors eventually reached a compromise

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Overland Park OK’s BluHawk controversial plan for hockey arena, hotels and space museum http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article85014117.html#storylink=rss Development at 159th Street and Antioch Road won’t clog roads with too much traffic, city staff says

But neighbors worry about traffic, hockey fans

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PortKC passes tax exemption for NorthPoint Development’s plans at Northland Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article84917147.html#storylink=rss NorthPoint Development sets its sights on Northland Park project in Clay County

Site is currently owned by church

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Three projects are part of a surge in downtown KC apartments http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article84819842.html#storylink=rss Cityscape Residential is adding a total of 390 units on Quality Hill

Biggest project at northwest corner of downtown is a striking skyline addition

Former Jones Store warehouse in the Crossroads is razed for more apartments

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Overland Park City Council to hold a public hearing on STAR bonds for BluHawk project http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article84868752.html#storylink=rss Developer wants STAR bonds to help finance 300-acre development in south Overland Park

BluHawk contemplates an arena for amateur hockey and other events and a branch of the Cosmosphere

Developer’s consultant predicts BluHawk can attract 35 percent of its visitors from more than 100 miles away

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Opening date delayed for new Kansas City Marriott hotels http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article84821552.html#storylink=rss August opening now targeted for Residence Inn and Courtyard

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NorthPoint Development plans 10 new industrial buildings at Northland Park and expects 2,000 jobs http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article84430752.html#storylink=rss NorthPoint Development is set to purchase 450-acre Northland Park

Industrial park is currently owned by an affiliate of the Mormon Church

NorthPoint plans $250 million worth of new industrial development

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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 14:22:22 CDT

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Goal of owning home still strong, and 8 other housing trends http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article85205732.html#storylink=rss Americans still want to own homes — if they can afford to. That's the finding of a report being released Wednesday by the Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies.

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MU curators ask the state for $48 million to build UMKC’s downtown arts campus http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article84494022.html#storylink=rss UMKC had no comment on the milestone, but it plans to hold a celebration for the project at a later date

The downtown arts campus has been a priority of civic and city leaders

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18th and Vine funding measure is on track to be heard by the Kansas City Council http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article84435282.html#storylink=rss Measure appeared stalled in council committee

Funding sponsor Jermaine Reed maneuvers to get proposal heard

Ordinance could be discussed next week or in a few weeks

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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 14:37:28 CDT

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Volleyball and kickball are coming to Berkley Riverfront Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article84016527.html#storylink=rss The park near the Missouri River will get new sport courts this summer

Port KC and KC Crew teamed up on the project

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Downtown Kansas City grows its skyline with new hotels http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article84127467.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:46:07 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article84127467.html KC Council approves multimillion-dollar investment in Linwood Shopping Center http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article84226067.html#storylink=rss Council votes unanimously to redevelop urban core grocery center

City hopes it can open by Christmas 2017

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Smart traffic signals have the capability to give priority to KC streetcars http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/kc-streetcar/article84146712.html#storylink=rss Passengers wonder why streetcars don’t get signal priority

Answer: They do, but signals balance other traffic needs too

The system is used judiciously and will be tweaked

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Former Velvet Freeze building could take on a new flavor in Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article84166797.html#storylink=rss Multi-use redevelopment is planned for 31st Street and Gillham Road

Epoch Developments and El Dorado architects plan apartments

New “green” building also proposed north of historic Levy Building

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Kansas City’s hotel renaissance continues downtown and in the Crossroads district http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article83995497.html#storylink=rss Hampton Inn at Eighth and Walnut quietly opened June 10

Dual Marriott Courtyard and Residence Inn hotels aim for July opening

Openings aren’t set for other proposed downtown and Crossroads hotels

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Kansas City Council to vote on taxpayer support for Linwood Shopping Center http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article84005792.html#storylink=rss City Council committee supports urban core grocery redevelopment

But members grill city staff about project’s chance for success

City taxpayer dollars likely needed to help cover debt service

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Court hears dispute over Parade Park Homes http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article83915752.html#storylink=rss Three-day hearing starts in Jackson County Circuit Court

Judge Sandra Midkiff is considering complaint against co-op board

Some residents are concerned about the redevelopment plan

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Unified Government is concerned about planned Cabela’s store in Lee’s Summit http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article83906967.html#storylink=rss Deal in 2001 called for store near Kansas Speedway to be the only Cabela’s within a 150-mile radius

But in April, Cabela’s said it would open a store about 30 miles away in Lee’s Summit

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What Cerner workers say they want may guide south Kansas City development http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article83574232.html#storylink=rss Thousands of Cerner employees will work at new office campus

Survey indicates some could choose to live in south Kansas City

Information may guide residential and retail development in area

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Grandview board approves $234 million Gateway Village project involving Deron Cherry http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article83748262.html#storylink=rss Development team includes former Kansas City Chiefs player

Project includes 14 soccer fields

Grandview Board of Aldermen approved 5-0

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