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by KCtoBrooklyn
Wed Jul 03, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Kansas, Missouri battle over companies
Replies: 1723
Views: 152326

Re: Kansas, Missouri battle over companies

It appears that Rau Construction is looking to move their headquarters from Overland Park to the West Bottoms at 1217 W 12th Street. They are seeking a tax abatement on building improvements. 36 Jobs averaging about $70k. http://edckc.s3.amazonaws.com/EEZ%209Jul2019/Rau%20Construction_EEZ%20Project%...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Urban Living
Topic: Real Estate Listings of Interest (Metrowide)
Replies: 87
Views: 49824

Re: Real Estate Listings of Interest (Metrowide)

The Pancho's block is up for sale. Happy to see this, but I hope Pancho's can find another spot, hopefully without a drive-thru. I always try to go inside, when possible. Their drive-thru can be slow, especially with long lines that often happy around bar closung time. I wish they would keep the res...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Fantasy Retrofits: Barney Allis Plaza
Replies: 87
Views: 10612

Re: Fantasy Retrofits: Barney Allis Plaza

There was an item on the City Council Agenda yesterday for funding design of the BAP reconstruction. It was referred to the Finance and Governance Committee: Estimating revenue and appropriating $1,350,000.00 in Fund 3439, the 2020A Taxable Special Obligation Bond Fund; designating requisitioning au...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Tracks 215 Project
Replies: 50
Views: 4261

Re: Tracks 215 Project

Looks like TIF was approved by City Council yesterday.

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by KCtoBrooklyn
Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Troost developments
Replies: 894
Views: 134816

Re: Troost developments

Something called The Combine, restaurant and bar is coming to the Wonder Shops and Flats building, according to Joyce Smith. It looks like Jason Pryor of Pizza 51 is involved. I am guessing this will go into the spot that was supposed to be EOT Brewing. Or is there any other available restaurant loc...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Troost developments
Replies: 894
Views: 134816

Re: Troost developments

An updated plan for the UC-B apartments at Linwood and Troost as been uploaded to compass. The number of units has been increased to 108, up from 89. 47 studio, 31 1-bed, and 30 2-bed. The start of construction has been pushed back to January 2020 with an 18 month timeline. http://i66.tinypic.com/21...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 4017
Views: 427700

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

Chicago Developer Proposes $90 Million Kimpton Hotel Project at 45th and Main http://i67.tinypic.com/15wmhaa.jpg http://i63.tinypic.com/34h73u9.jpg http://i68.tinypic.com/aw6lb9.jpg The following is on the City Council agenda for today: Approving an Industrial Development Plan for Trillium Industri...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: OFFICIAL - Strata (H&R Block's 2nd Tower)
Replies: 373
Views: 47543

Re: OFFICIAL - Strata (H&R Block's 2nd Tower)

The following item is on the City Council agenda for today: Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Master Development Financing Agreement among the City, the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri and Power Tower Block 124, LP in relation to the construction of a Class A office tower and parking...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - East Village
Replies: 1638
Views: 147390

Re: OFFICIAL - East Village

There is an item on the PIEA agenda for this Thursday related to East Village. It is an amendment to the original plan area. It appears to add some parcels to the plan (although I'm not sure what was in the original plan area and what exactly the changes are). But here is an interesting tidbit: the ...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Troost developments
Replies: 894
Views: 134816

Re: Troost developments

I assume you are talking about the Tim Bowman led project on the 3100 block of Troost. It seems like the plan for phase 1 is pretty close to finalized. I think they are still working on getting all of the incentives/tax credits together. I know they received approval from PIEA, but I'm not sure what...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Reverb (1800 Walnut)
Replies: 243
Views: 38451

Re: OFFICIAL - Reverb (1800 Walnut)

http://i63.tinypic.com/fwj0nd.jpg Increased the saturation and got this. I think that we are looking at a greyish colored skin. https://i.imgur.com/iVewUEj.jpg Here is what I get with increased saturation. It does get some of that turquoise tone back. But who knows. http://i66.tinypic.com/fzc21y.jpg
by KCtoBrooklyn
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Proposed: Hyatt House Hotel- 900 Broadway
Replies: 54
Views: 7647

Re: Proposed: Hyatt House Hotel- 900 Broadway

The authorization of bonds is on the LCRA agenda for Wednesday.
by KCtoBrooklyn
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Kansas, Missouri battle over companies
Replies: 1723
Views: 152326

Re: Kansas, Missouri battle over companies

The article in the Star specifically says they are looking at existing office space. Although that could be temporary while they eventually build.

Where did you hear they are going to build two facilities?
by KCtoBrooklyn
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Companies moving downtown
Replies: 32
Views: 5144

Re: Companies moving downtown

I thought the number seemed a little low, but I got it directly from Copaken Brooks' website: This iconic building would consist of a 10-story, 320,000 square feet – including 270,000 square feet of office/hotel and 50,000 square feet of retail. It would also include 1,300 below-grade parking spaces...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Companies moving downtown
Replies: 32
Views: 5144

Re: Companies moving downtown

Wadell Reed currently leases about 300K sqft space with 1000 employees Actually, it looks like their total amount of space is coniserably higher than that. They lease 300k office plus 38k for disaster recovery (?) plus they own an additional 150k of office space. That would put their total close to...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Property Tax Assessments 2019
Replies: 99
Views: 5335

Re: Property Tax Assessments 2019

Wonder if the people who bought very cheap or a home in really bad condition got hit the hardest then they are shocked to see the rates go up. Mine went up 350%. I have heard similar stories from others in Hyde Park. Honestly, it was undervalued for years. The assessment had only increased slightly...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Three Light
Replies: 828
Views: 129206

Re: Three Light

Are those all full-size balconies on the south side of the building? They do appear to get larger at higher floors, but I"m not sure how much of that might be based on perspective. Size of the balconies would be relevant to the 670 cap. I assumed the cap in the renderings was an artistic choice/wish...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.
Replies: 573
Views: 90193

Re: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.

Rendering for the Armour and Cherry proposal: http://i65.tinypic.com/2ib2ago.jpg Construction fencing has started to go up and the parking lot has been closed. Looks like ground breaking is soon. https://cityscenekc.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/211-W-Armour-rendering-696x389.jpeg Fencing is up an...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Tue May 21, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Troost developments
Replies: 894
Views: 134816

Re: Troost developments

The following is on the agenda for the Industrial Development Authority's meeting tomorrow: RESOLUTION OF THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI APPROVING A PROJECT FOR 3930 TROOST LLC, A MISSOURI LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, AND DETERMINING THE INTENT OF THE INDUSTR...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Thu May 16, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Troost developments
Replies: 894
Views: 134816

Re: Troost developments

The redevelopment plan for three buildings the east side of the 3100 block of Troost is on the PIEA agenda for today. Here is the proposal: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/s3hx85dueh5edbo/AADfJtca1-r46_MKsomsrlOja/Shankman%20-%20Response%20to%20RFP?dl=0 Some interesting bits: With redevelopment of Shankm...