City Center Square for sale

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Re: City Center Square for sale

Post by langosta » Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:44 am

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Furniture Layout - Sexond Floor - Tenant Lounge in the top left.
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Work will take place on floors 1-4, Mezzanine, 29-30. It appears that portions of floors 29-30 are being prepared for a new Tenant.

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Re: City Center Square for sale

Post by normalthings » Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:44 pm

langosta wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:44 am
Exterior Rendering
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Feature Stairs.
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Furniture Layout - Sexond Floor - Tenant Lounge in the top left.
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Work will take place on floors 1-4, Mezzanine, 29-30. It appears that portions of floors 29-30 are being prepared for a new Tenant.
So they will be removing some of the exterior concrete to reveal the steel beams?

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Re: City Center Square for sale

Post by dnweava » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:24 am

The Chinese place has 3 years left on their lease and they have said they refuse to move even though the new owners are trying to force them out by taking all the seating away and generally trying to bully them out of business. Good! I eat there at least once per week and will continue to do to help keep them in business

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Re: City Center Square for sale

Post by smh » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:44 am

dnweava wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:24 am
The Chinese place has 3 years left on their lease and they have said they refuse to move even though the new owners are trying to force them out by taking all the seating away and generally trying to bully them out of business. Good! I eat there at least once per week and will continue to do to help keep them in business
They should just offer them a better space elsewhere and help them move. A small price to clear the holdouts.

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Re: City Center Square for sale

Post by nickyrosstheboss » Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:21 am

They should just offer them a better space elsewhere and help them move. A small price to clear the holdouts.
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Re: City Center Square for sale

Post by herrfrank » Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:43 am

nickyrosstheboss wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:21 am
They should just offer them a better space elsewhere and help them move. A small price to clear the holdouts.
When I spoke with the franchisee a few weeks ago, he said the lease vacate offer made by the new building owners was pathetic -- something like $10,000. This was before Subway moved.

The building has now also removed the standing table by the Baltimore Avenue staircase and put up large black plastic sheeting all over the place. It's getting untenable for the three remaining food court tenants. At some point, the lack of visibility in that space might become a fire hazard. The public needs to be able to navigate to both exits, which I think the KCFD would interpret to include sight-lines.

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Re: City Center Square for sale

Post by herrfrank » Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:06 pm

Musical update: the new owners, in keeping with the construction date of City Center Square, have selected an all-1970s soft rock musical score for the public spaces. Just heard "A Little More Love" by Olivia Newton-John and "Midnight at the Oasis" by Maria Muldaur while waiting in line at the Chinese counter.

Nice contrast to the all-1980s pop/ new wave selections at Cosentino's, with Howard Jones and Human League on heavy rotation.

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Re: City Center Square for sale

Post by DaveKCMO » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:13 pm

herrfrank wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:06 pm
"A Little More Love" by Olivia Newton-John
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Re: City Center Square for sale

Post by normalthings » Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:45 pm

Floors 3 and 4 are being taken by WeWork.

ARUP and Vocon are the designers

4th floor Mezzanine
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Re: City Center Square for sale

Post by langosta » Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:51 pm

Always thought the terrace would make for a cool bar/restaurant space. Glad to see it get activated for this project though.

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Re: City Center Square for sale

Post by wahoowa » Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:16 am

wow, we're a two-wework downtown? we made it!

wonder what the monthly fee to office in that eames lounge is.

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