DaveKCMO wrote:Highlander wrote:Frankly, I think a lot of this pressure on Cordish is because KC has a councilperson that wants to be mayor and is trying to widen their appeal to a larger swath of the city's voters.
While that may be partially true, some of us really want to make sure downtown remains economically diverse.
I think downtown KC can remain economically diverse even if expensive-to-build towers like Cordish's Light Towers do not include market priced units. If the council continues to insist on that, they simply will not be built.
Building always catches up with and surpasses pent up demand, when KC gets to that point, there will be more market priced apartments around than can be occupied. 1, 2 , and 3 Light will most likely stay beyond the reach of more modest incomes because the money pumped into them will continue to make them desirable even if KC gets overbuilt (which is inevitable).