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by KC_JAYHAWK
Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Three Light
Replies: 732
Views: 104532

Re: Three Light

Yeah I thought I read somewhere that ground breaking was Spring 2019? Three Light has already been approved incentives. But I do think Cordish is dragging their feet a bit, probably after the City council made such a big fuss out of a legally binding contract.
by KC_JAYHAWK
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)
Replies: 2648
Views: 254399

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Never get why people get so worked up about a project when it is not even near completion. And the Arts Center is perfect the way it is.
by KC_JAYHAWK
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Downtown office vacancy
Replies: 105
Views: 17728

Re: Downtown office vacancy

KCPowercat wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:21 am
They have to do something about the food court.
LOL...yes they do. There are probably 4 open spots, with the Tex-Mex joint taking up 2 spots for some odd reason. I miss the old McDonalds that was in there.
by KC_JAYHAWK
Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)
Replies: 2648
Views: 254399

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

I've only been in the lobby of Crowne Plaza, seemed pretty nice and clean. The rooms I can't speak for. I thought they did a big renovation when they painted the exterior and garage? Maybe just lobby and exterior?
by KC_JAYHAWK
Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Oak Tower
Replies: 86
Views: 13468

Re: Oak Tower

Do know who the owner is? I would think they could apply for historic tax credits to restore the facade?
by KC_JAYHAWK
Sun Dec 23, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Oak Tower
Replies: 86
Views: 13468

Re: Oak Tower

Interesting. I honestly think if the windows were all replaced with dark bronze and the stucco and brick were repainted, it would look much better. The original terra cotta is probably not repairable, so fabricated reproduction siding would have to be used.
by KC_JAYHAWK
Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: OFFICIAL - Strata (H&R Block's 2nd Tower)
Replies: 227
Views: 24758

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

https://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article223365855.html Council holds both Strata office tower on Five Light and 3rd & Grand office building. Also, Quinton Lucas voted against them and lost my vote for mayor. Not sure it matters. I don't get why they are trying to fast track it th...
by KC_JAYHAWK
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Are downtown apartment occupancy rapidly trending down?
Replies: 68
Views: 4209

Re: Are downtown apartment occupancy rapidly trending down?

I would agree, from the RM to the Crossroads, KC has done very well with adding new construction, re-habbing old buildings and other infill projects. The one area truly lacking is new business and commercial office buildings. I would imagine downtown office capacity is pretty high, so not sure why n...
by KC_JAYHAWK
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Are downtown apartment occupancy rapidly trending down?
Replies: 68
Views: 4209

Re: Are downtown apartment occupancy rapidly trending down?

I agree with Grid. I work downtown and have for 12 years and it still feels dead most of the day (excluding lunch). There are just no people walking around. In my building, 1KCP, Swiss Re recently moved in which pretty much has maxed out the tower. Still pissed Cerner is not interested in building d...
by KC_JAYHAWK
Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 4910
Views: 417072

Re: We need a new airport!!!

I only see one TV..how is that going to work?
by KC_JAYHAWK
Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 2419
Views: 300768

Re: Misc Crossroads News

None of the buildings are really very attractive in their current state. I think all the windows have been cinder blocked. I'd be fine with tearing them down as long as something went in it's place (besides a surface lot).
by KC_JAYHAWK
Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Trees in KC (ongoing)
Replies: 18
Views: 7290

Re: Trees in KC (ongoing)

So I noticed the other day they chopped down the trees in front of City Center facing Main leaving about a 1' stump sticking out of the iron planter cover. Is the plan to re-do the sidewalks or something or did the City just decide to kill some innocent trees?
by KC_JAYHAWK
Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Downtown office vacancy
Replies: 105
Views: 17728

Re: Downtown office vacancy

Yep saw that article from Kevin Collison. Really need some new Class A space downtown for just this type of opportunity. Most firms adding or re-locating jobs don't want to wait 24 months or so for a new tower to be built. Even a 10-15 story office tower would be a good start, anywhere between the ...
by KC_JAYHAWK
Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Downtown office vacancy
Replies: 105
Views: 17728

Re: Downtown office vacancy

I'm surprised Cordish hasn't built some office downtown. Aren't they building an 8-10 story office building in downtown St. Louis along with One Cardinal Way apartments? Surely St. Louis' office vacancy rate is much higher with AT&T emptying out their office tower downtown.
by KC_JAYHAWK
Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Downtown office vacancy
Replies: 105
Views: 17728

Re: Downtown office vacancy

Yep saw that article from Kevin Collison. Really need some new Class A space downtown for just this type of opportunity. Most firms adding or re-locating jobs don't want to wait 24 months or so for a new tower to be built. Even a 10-15 story office tower would be a good start, anywhere between the C...
by KC_JAYHAWK
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 4910
Views: 417072

Re: We need a new airport!!!

I'm sure the design will be fine. It's an airport. Just needs to be functional, expandable and not an embarrassment to the city like our current setup.
by KC_JAYHAWK
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We need a new airport!!!
Replies: 4910
Views: 417072

Re: We need a new airport!!!

Let's all get along folks. KCP was probably just being sarcastic, in an asshole sorta way...lol. Move on.
by KC_JAYHAWK
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - ARTerra (21st and Wyandotte)
Replies: 464
Views: 64659

Re: OFFICIAL - ARTerra (21st and Wyandotte)

Yeah a little disappointed. I was thinking more of a darker brown, sort of like the Brookfield (Hotel Indigo) building. I definitely think a darker color would have contrasted better with the stainless steel, similar to the rendering. Can they paint the brick? &&&
by KC_JAYHAWK
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Three Light
Replies: 732
Views: 104532

Re: Three Light

So kc_j comment was accurate. Yeah I'm not sure what the term "surveying" means exactly. There were two guys in the lot with a tri-pod type device like what surveyors use for leveling and whatnot and yesterday morning he was there again, both times around 7:30 am. Only vehicles in the lot at the ti...
by KC_JAYHAWK
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: Three Light
Replies: 732
Views: 104532

Re: Three Light

Couple surveyors were in this parking lot this morning and it was blocked off from parking. Maybe getting ready to start construction?