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I'm glad to hear that occupancy levels are healthy among downtown hotels. It wasn't that long ago when they weren't, and that was with fewer hotels operating than now. I think the fact that we have more hotel rooms has drawn bigger conventions back. Sprint Center has helped a lot with that. I know p...
KC approves Three Light subsidy in exchange for affordable housing ... Chief among the incentives approved for Three Light, which will be The Cordish Cos.’ third luxury high-rise in the district, is a $17.5 million subsidy the city has agreed to pay for an underground garage for the Three Light — a...
- Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:41 pm
- Forum: Downtown
- Topic: OFFICIAL - Hampton Inn (16th & Main)
- Replies: 79
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Foundation going in.
- Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:14 pm
- Forum: Kansas City Transportation
- Topic: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC
- Replies: 1689
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Saw this on KSHB last night, but missed the part about plans for a local grocery store at 40th/Main. Old Thriftway, maybe? https://www.kshb.com/news/local-news/potential-for-streetcar-extension-spurs-growth-on-main-street There appears to be plans for two grocery stores. Exact Partners, who are red...
chaglang wrote:It's the building on the SW corner of Armour and Forest.
My fear is that something was entered incorrectly at the county level and the info is just being pulled into Parcel Viewer.
Oh, I've always called that building the Boulevard Manor Hotel. I didn't realize it was also callled The Marquette.
East Crossroads Apartment Plan Praised by Community Association Construction of a planned East Crossroads project that would replace parking lots with four apartment buildings totaling 350 units could begin late this year and be completed by late 2020, according to the developer. ... https://citysc...
If they ask for incentives? Sure! But aren’t all lower density suburban developments receiving indirect incentives? My rough math last time I checked said the average ~1960s or newer subdivision pays enough in city property taxes to pay for it's future road repair and nothing more So every other ci...
chaglang wrote:Hey, not to abruptly change the conversation but Parcel Viewer is showing the Marquette Building is now owned by PIEA, not Oliver Abnos.
What building is that?
Cordish considers Midland office building for affordable housing Kansas City officials and Power & Light District developer Cordish are in discussions about a plan to convert the historic Midland office building into 100 units of affordable housing. ... The 100 apartments at Midland would be in...
McCownGordon Celebrates Start of Downtown Headquarters Project McCownGordon Construction celebrated the start of a $10.5 million renovation project that will convert a three-story building at 850 Main St. into its new headquarters Wednesday. “We wanted a home right in the heart of downtown Kansas C...
Streetcar Extension ‘Buzz’ Sparks Big Apartment Project at 39th and Main ... The redevelopment of the historic Netherlands Hotel building and the neighboring Monarch Storage building into 144 apartments was granted a 25-year property tax abatement and $25 million revenue bond by the Planned Industr...
- Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:36 am
- Forum: North of the River
- Topic: OFFICIAL: Zona Rosa (tenants & phase II)
- Replies: 616
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Zona Rosa in default on mortgage; Platte County residents may be on the hook In another troubling sign for bricks-and-mortar retail, Zona Rosa, the outdoor shopping district that was dubbed as the Country Club Plaza of the Northland when it opened in 2004, has defaulted on its mortgage. And due to ...
- Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:32 am
- Forum: General Discussion
- Topic: What other cities are doing about affordable housing
- Replies: 31
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Yes, there are not enough landlords who accept Section 8 vouchers. Residents who have vouchers often have difficulty finding housing--especially families requiring more than one bedroom. And as we know, it is very difficult to even maintain existing Section 8 units. Many neighborhoods are actively t...
Beacuse the scale is not "historically appropriate", because the density is "out of character in a single family neighborhood", because there are "concerns" about noise and traffic and parking. ... I guess they aren't aware that there used to be two 8-story buildings o...
The City absolutely must do a better job educating residents on the above. People have forgotten that KCMO south of the river has lost about 150,000 residents--many of which would be paying taxes to help improve virtually every service the City provides. KCMO has virtually the same population it did...