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by KCtoBrooklyn
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: 4315-4323 Belleview?
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Re: 4315-4323 Belleview?

If it is Price Bros, they will probably tear it down without a plan and let it sit as a vacant lot for years.
by KCtoBrooklyn
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Ashland at River Market
Replies: 37
Views: 1288

Re: OFFICIAL - Ashland at River Market

This is going to the Planning Zoning and Economic Development Committee this Wednesday: Approving a development plan in Districts UR and DC-15 on approximately a 0.63 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of E. 3rd Street and Grand Boulevard, to allow for a six (6) story mixed...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Troost developments
Replies: 557
Views: 61427

Re: Troost developments

Hyde Park has started a committee to voice concerns about the MAC development at Armour. Led by Central Hyde Parkers and Janssen Place residents. Focused on restricting the height of the development and maximizing the parking. I'm not surprised to hear that, but where have you seen this? Do they ha...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Troost developments
Replies: 557
Views: 61427

Re: Troost developments

Happy Apple Cafe - new vegan restaurant coming to 55th and Troost this spring:

http://www.feastmagazine.com/the-feed/kansas_city_news/article_0242a158-050a-11e8-8d00-432e41d036c0.html
by KCtoBrooklyn
Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 3253
Views: 266663

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

If they are doing some demo/construction, I wouldn't mind seeing the portion of the garage that fronts 47th St being removed and replaced with retail or mixed-use. The Bank of America drive through also seems like a good candidate to be removed.
by KCtoBrooklyn
Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Two Light - 14th & Grand
Replies: 693
Views: 92251

Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

This article in the Star says Two Light is already fully leased. I find that a little hard to believe. Any input, Stranger Things?

http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article198207929.html
by KCtoBrooklyn
Mon Jan 29, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: The Future of Crown Center
Replies: 137
Views: 13964

Re: The Future of Crown Center

There is a request for alley vacation at 2720 Walnut that just showed up in the KCMO Development Tracker map. Walnut doesn't currently exist at that location (address may be a remanent of the past). There is no document or details available to see who applied for the vacation or what project this wo...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Mon Jan 29, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: OFFICIAL - 46 Penn Centre
Replies: 70
Views: 7578

Re: OFFICIAL - 46 Penn Centre

There was activity at the site today. Looks like work is starting.
by KCtoBrooklyn
Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 3253
Views: 266663

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

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by KCtoBrooklyn
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 3253
Views: 266663

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

Not enough typos or references to regional chains selling the exact same things one can readily buy here, but pretty good - that scores an 8.2/10 in my book. :-) Gordmans closed. No Shopko or Bloomingdales in area yet same with like Meijer,Yonkers,Boston Store,Johnny Mac's,Sportsmen Wearhouse or so...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: OFFICIAL - 46 Penn Centre
Replies: 70
Views: 7578

Re: OFFICIAL - 46 Penn Centre

Here is the relevant quote from the BizJournal article: Normally, Block Real Estate Services does not begin construction on new office projects until at least 40 to 50 percent of the space has been leased. But Block said the financing package it has been able to put together will allow construction ...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: OFFICIAL - 46 Penn Centre
Replies: 70
Views: 7578

Re: OFFICIAL - 46 Penn Centre

Yes. I fear the "groundbreaking" ceremony might have been more so an advertisement to attract tenants. Perhaps they are waiting until more space is leased to actually start construction.
by KCtoBrooklyn
Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Urbanism and Pros and Cons of Gentrification
Replies: 33
Views: 1244

Re: Urbanism and Pros and Cons of Gentrification

Well, it could still fail to go through, as can happen with short sales. I don't know anything about what stage they are in of the process (sounds like you might have more info than me). Sometimes short sales just take a very long time.
by KCtoBrooklyn
Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Urbanism and Pros and Cons of Gentrification
Replies: 33
Views: 1244

Re: Urbanism and Pros and Cons of Gentrification

The houses on Cherry and Gillham are both under contract. As mentioned, Cherry is a short sale, hence the length of time "on the market". Both of the houses need extensive work. I think the prices on both of them are appropriate for the amount of work they need (Gillham may end up selling ...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Sun Jan 21, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC
Replies: 1614
Views: 121746

Re: Phase 2 streetcar to UMKC

Tennis players per day: A few dozen and less during winter? Potential streetcar daily riders going by Plaza: Likely 5K+, maybe 10K+ peaks (it will likely be one of busiest stops along entire line) That location is too prime for a few select people using it. It needs to function as a transit center ...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Troost developments
Replies: 557
Views: 61427

Re: Troost developments

27th and Troost is on the agenda for the LCRA meeting on Jan 24th. The contract for Milhaus/UC-B is to be extended until Feb 16th (was supposed to close 1/16). The delay is because the city had to approve alley vacation, and it looks like that was completed this week. The more interesting tidbit is ...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Three Light
Replies: 472
Views: 44889

Re: Three Light

Critical_Mass wrote:We know about the 4-story 63-unit condo building which is part of the Milhaus/UC+B Gallerie development. They may have mis-spoke and were referring to that.


IIRC, the condo aspect of that project was scrapped and they will all be rentals.
by KCtoBrooklyn
Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Three Light
Replies: 472
Views: 44889

Re: Three Light

The article still says 300 units for Three Light, which is basically the same as Two Light. The footprint looks about the same, so unless these units are significantly larger, or there is another mixed-use component, I wouldn't expect anything drastically larger. If they are planning on going condo,...
by KCtoBrooklyn
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: 46 Summit
Replies: 2
Views: 637

Re: 46 Summit

This went to the Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee last week. The project is getting a bit larger - same number of units but increased bedroom count and an added floor on Summit. Those elevations already show 4 floors on Summit, so I guess it is just getting approval for that. Fr...

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