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by LCDSI
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Two Light - 14th & Grand
Replies: 880
Views: 105256

Re: Two Light - 14th & Grand

Can someone post a picture for us out of towners (ex KC residents)?
by LCDSI
Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 3355
Views: 281569

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

I hope you're right. I'd hate to see the Plaza go downhill but based off the article and recent comments they seem to have an overall strategy as to what they're doing and just haven't revealed it to us.
by LCDSI
Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 3355
Views: 281569

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

fyi; now cole haan is closing. not quite sure what Taubmann and Macerich are thinking since this was a nicer/higher-end store but it appears they are forcing out a lot of tenants.

http://www.kansascity.com/news/business ... 69334.html
by LCDSI
Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Three Light
Replies: 726
Views: 59396

Re: Three Light

fyi; the three light site is now up:

http://threelightkc.com/
by LCDSI
Sat Mar 24, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Three Light
Replies: 726
Views: 59396

Re: Three Light

this will be a great addition to the skyline. looking forward to seeing this go up. cordish may have gotten a good deal from the city when they first negotiated this but you can't deny they've done a lot for downtown.
by LCDSI
Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Three Light
Replies: 726
Views: 59396

Re: Three Light

So now that the council has reached an agreement. When do we see the renderings?
by LCDSI
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Capping the Loop
Replies: 621
Views: 48253

Re: Capping the Loop

WoodDraw wrote:I just can't figure out where the money will come from.


Exactly. I think everyone wants this done but there just isn't enough private funding to help kickstart this.
by LCDSI
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Capping the Loop
Replies: 621
Views: 48253

Re: Capping the Loop

fyi; here's the cityscene posting. seems like this proposal is still a long ways off from becoming a reality.

https://cityscenekc.com/dream-of-reconn ... ally-less/
by LCDSI
Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Kc skyscraper drought about to max depression era droughttt.
Replies: 96
Views: 2968

Re: Kc skyscraper drought about to max depression era droughttt.

The local large companies have already demonstrated that they have no interest in investing in downtown office space. The only two options are: 1.) speculative builds: which our local developers don't seem to want to swallow 2.) growth of more homegrown companies-- local, and state government need t...
by LCDSI
Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 4369
Views: 291843

Re: We need a new airport!!!

fyi; brief article in the kansas city business journal about very basic/initial work being done at KCI to prep for eventual construction of the new airport. Can't wait for them to release the final designs.

https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/ ... tarts.html
by LCDSI
Thu Mar 01, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 3355
Views: 281569

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

Burberry closing - last day is March 24. These are the kind of stores that the plaza needs so this is disheartening. Agreed. Plus recent articles point to the new CEO wanting to move away from areas that are not wealthy. Apparently, he visited all the stores in the US and I'm guessing the Kansas Ci...
by LCDSI
Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 3355
Views: 281569

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

kcjak wrote:Burberry closing - last day is March 24.


That's really unfortunate. Burberry is one of the few nicer stores on the Plaza.
by LCDSI
Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Missing hotel flags in Downtown
Replies: 18
Views: 1063

Re: Missing hotel flags in Downtown

Also missing on the list are a few of the luxury brands. Which I think will take KC awhile to be able to support.

-Four Seasons
-St. Regis
-Mandarin Oriental
-Peninsula

To name a few.
by LCDSI
Tue Feb 27, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Six Light
Replies: 149
Views: 12156

Re: Six Light

When will this be announced? I'm surprised there hasn't been any announcement about three light, yet six light seems to be moving faster.
by LCDSI
Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)
Replies: 2349
Views: 169440

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

The Loews Kansas City hotel page has been updated.

https://www.loewshotels.com/loews-kansas-city-hotel
by LCDSI
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Missouri Suburbs
Topic: Independence Center
Replies: 31
Views: 3618

Re: Independence Center

Here's an article in the KC Star about the foreclosure. Not a good sign. It seems like another enclosed mall in KC might bite the dust. http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article198643414.html Didn't this mall recently add two major tenants (Dicks and H&M)? And isn't is nearly fully leased...
by LCDSI
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Missouri Suburbs
Topic: Independence Center
Replies: 31
Views: 3618

Re: Independence Center

Here's an article in the KC Star about the foreclosure. Not a good sign. It seems like another enclosed mall in KC might bite the dust.

http://www.kansascity.com/news/business ... 43414.html
by LCDSI
Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 3355
Views: 281569

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

Interesting article on cnbc about malls fighting for retailers. They spend a significant amount of the article on the recent announcement by Nordstrom to move to the plaza.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/05/in-a-cu ... nants.html
by LCDSI
Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 3355
Views: 281569

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

One option Oak Park could consider is trying to get Bloomingdales to lease that spot but considering our market size that would be tough.
by LCDSI
Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 3355
Views: 281569

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

If the rumors are true about Nordstrom it's great for the plaza but bad for OakPark Mall. I'm not sure who they'd be able to lease that large space out to.

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