Travis Holoway heads a startup called SoLo Funds, an app that links borrowers and lenders as an alternative to high-cost payday loans. SoLo is getting a crash course in business building at the Techstars Kansas City Accelerator.
Construction trade unions and Edgemoor, the developer of the new billion-dollar-plus single terminal at Kansas City International Airport, agree on terms that will allow non-union minority firms to bids.
Lion’s Choice was founded in St. Louis in 1967 and now has 27 locations in that area. It is now expanding its Missouri footprint with two locations in the Kansas City metro, in Independence and Olathe.
The Wheatley-Provident hospital building, near the 18th and Vine district, has been purchased and will be restored by a development team. The hospital opened in 1918 and was run by and for black residents.
The Grain Belt Express, a long-delayed power line project that would connect the Eastern power grid to the “Saudi Arabia of Wind” in western Kansas, cleared a major hurdle Tuesday when the Missouri Supreme Court struck down a regulatory obstacle in its path.
Block & Co. claims it found five interested buyers or tenants for Bluhawk development and that two — Cosentino’s and First National Bank — signed on the dotted line. Bluhawk’s developer denied it owes Block commissions on those deals.
A federal judge issued his order against Kevin Brandes, William Graham and their companies, including those that promised million-dollar prizes that no one ever won, in court action by Missouri and the Federal Trade Commission.
The Melting Pot on Country Club Plaza temporarily shut down after a routine inspection July 13. The inspector found mouse droppings in several areas and gnats throughout the kitchen and some in the dining room.
In his new memoir, due out Aug. 7, KC mayoral candidate Jason Kander talks about his life in Army, emotional distress when he returned home after a deployment to Afghanistan, and an early mentor named Sly James.