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by bspecht
Tue Dec 24, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Reverb (1800 Walnut)
Replies: 335
Views: 66817

Re: OFFICIAL - Reverb (1800 Walnut)

New December construction update video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaPDe0Lvegk
by bspecht
Sat Dec 14, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - ARTerra (21st and Wyandotte)
Replies: 471
Views: 81828

Re: OFFICIAL - ARTerra (21st and Wyandotte)

If website availability is correct, 20 units are available. 106/126 = ~84% inside of a year. Strong performance.
https://www.arterrakc.com/floor-plans.aspx
by bspecht
Fri Dec 13, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: 4711 Belleview
Replies: 22
Views: 6272

Re: 4711 Belleview

Rezoning request submitted last week.
https://compasskc.kcmo.org/EnerGov_Prod ... =locations
by bspecht
Fri Dec 13, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Midtown Area Apartment Boom
Replies: 91
Views: 16748

Re: Midtown Area Apartment Boom

Final empty plat along Linwood in Midtown Market Place is going in as retail & fast food. Two curbs cuts, but actual street frontage.
https://compasskc.kcmo.org/EnerGov_Prod ... c2488fe7a8
by bspecht
Fri Dec 13, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - East9 (former Pickwick Plaza)
Replies: 313
Views: 63479

Re: OFFICIAL - East9 (former Pickwick Plaza)

Keto Kitchen getting permits, looks like corner spot?
https://compasskc.kcmo.org/EnerGov_Prod ... 70a9d885c5
by bspecht
Fri Dec 13, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)
Replies: 4215
Views: 510468

Re: Plaza move-ins (ongoing)

Brown's Cafe coming to 4709 Central
https://compasskc.kcmo.org/EnerGov_Prod ... =locations
by bspecht
Fri Dec 13, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Union Hill Development
Replies: 369
Views: 73929

Re: Union Hill Development

KC Barbell Fitness coming in to UC-B "Barn" across from Gallerie.
https://uc-bproperties.com/property/bus-barn/
https://compasskc.kcmo.org/EnerGov_Prod ... 3bad261343
by bspecht
Fri Dec 13, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 2824
Views: 404025

Re: Misc Crossroads News

#Churchroads continues. OfficePort location?
https://compasskc.kcmo.org/EnerGov_Prod ... 38914cd154

Essence of Australia Bridal Shop - 1715 Wyandotte
https://compasskc.kcmo.org/EnerGov_Prod ... =locations
by bspecht
Fri Dec 13, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Summit on Quality Hill
Replies: 74
Views: 16987

Re: OFFICIAL - Summit on Quality Hill

by bspecht
Fri Dec 13, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Status and future of the River Market area??
Replies: 2384
Views: 327011

Re: Status and future of the River Market area??

VR arcade / bar coming to 310 Oak.
https://www.doubletapkc.com/
by bspecht
Fri Dec 13, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Wonderful Waldo
Replies: 590
Views: 94864

Re: Wonderful Waldo

LCRA request rejected for Waldo Ice House. Wow. 7-6, Q deciding vote no. Did they say why it was a no? First Ellington spoke up to say "this isn't an area of town the tool should be used in," not sure that had a lot of buy-in. Then Q said something along the lines of "I actually agree with that rea...
by bspecht
Thu Dec 12, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Wonderful Waldo
Replies: 590
Views: 94864

Re: Wonderful Waldo

LCRA request rejected for Waldo Ice House. Wow. 7-6, Q deciding vote no.
by bspecht
Thu Dec 12, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Fantasy Retrofits: Barney Allis Plaza
Replies: 168
Views: 26062

Re: Fantasy Retrofits: Barney Allis Plaza

Re 1200 Broadway: KC Southern rep spoke up in Business Session to say they have an interest in a partnership w/ City to build more than parking there.
by bspecht
Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Layoffs at The Star
Replies: 520
Views: 80173

Re: Layoffs at The Star

FangKC wrote:
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:40 pm
I think a better route for Kevin would be to do a Kansas City thread for Curbed.
Curbed just shut down New Orleans, Philly, Seattle & DC. :/
by bspecht
Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Companies moving downtown
Replies: 266
Views: 38541

Re: Companies moving downtown

Project Leavitt just popped up on Council agenda for first reading. http://cityclerk.kcmo.org/LiveWeb/Docum ... BTl0KQGvbr

Note, no mention of downtown but not Project Decoy which is assumed to be W&R.
by bspecht
Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: On-going downtown development projects
Replies: 392
Views: 122827

Re: On-going downtown development projects

earthling wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 12:06 pm
This development map looks pretty much up to date, though some complete still marked under construction...
http://nextkansas.city/development-map/
Let me know which ones. Harder to keep straight while not in KC.
by bspecht
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: We are getting a new airport!!!
Replies: 409
Views: 45263

Re: We are getting a new airport!!!

Taken on Tue.

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by bspecht
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: Bike Lanes
Replies: 402
Views: 70458

Re: Bike Lanes

NKC City Council is having special public meeting on Armour tomorrow evening (October 15) at 6 pm. I'd encourage anyone in the region who supports bike infra to attend, and reach out to BikeWalkKC who is doing some organizing for it.
by bspecht
Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Development Q&A
Topic: A Career in Development
Replies: 3
Views: 2233

Re: A Career in Development

I'd go through all the developers listed for projects here: http://nextkansas.city/development-database Find their website, email or an employee on LinkedIn. Reach out for a coffee. Offer some free work or include some thoughts on their development(s). Industry knows a lot about itself, so talking w...
by bspecht
Thu Sep 26, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Power & Light District
Topic: OFFICIAL - Strata (H&R Block's 2nd Tower)
Replies: 559
Views: 92614

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

langosta wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 4:04 pm
bspecht wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:57 pm
Held for 4 weeks.
Any reason why?
Correct, developer's request.

Shields: "Development team is working the reduce the City's obligation / risk in the project" (in a few less words).

Can rewatch here (for a few hours): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MhJ2tkoi2y8