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by homewardbound
Thu Mar 27, 2008 9:40 am
Forum: Development Q&A
Topic: Kansas City's Best Developers
Replies: 27
Views: 5911

Re: Kansas City's Best Developers

Sounds like you need to bring the firm with you when you move.   :D I definitely plan to bring the ideas with me! :D Not that it will be as easy as that - there seems to be a serious learning curve for developers moving from one city to another.  KC has its own complexities.  On the plus side it is...
by homewardbound
Tue Mar 25, 2008 3:20 pm
Forum: Development Q&A
Topic: Kansas City's Best Developers
Replies: 27
Views: 5911

Re: Kansas City's Best Developers

Wow - many, many thanks for the responses.  I was familiar with RED and found RH Johnson online, though have had trouble finding websites for some of the others - if there are links I am missing, thank you again for the help.  Urban Coeur would definitely constitute "boutique" in my view; is the fir...
by homewardbound
Mon Mar 24, 2008 1:00 pm
Forum: Development Q&A
Topic: Kansas City's Best Developers
Replies: 27
Views: 5911

Kansas City's Best Developers

I'm a native Midwesterner living in the Southeast, but hoping to return sometime in the future... to KC most likely.  I work as a Development Manager for a small firm focusing on urban infill and mixed-use projects.  Who are KC's best developers measured by the following criteria: 1. Infills or rede...
by homewardbound
Mon Mar 24, 2008 12:56 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: What to do in Denver?
Replies: 22
Views: 2181

Re: What to do in Denver?

I lived in Denver for a summer and found Washington Park to be a great destination for outdoor R&R.  There are a bunch of great restaurants and shops within walking distance... Hemingway's was a favorite. 
by homewardbound
Mon Mar 17, 2008 1:56 pm
Forum: Development Q&A
Topic: What Buildings Would You Pick For Kansas City?
Replies: 41
Views: 15894

Re: What Buildings Would You Pick For Kansas City?

FangKC wrote: That is a neat building. I like the crown.  I like the little one to the left too.
The one to the left of BoA HQ is Hearst Tower.  Beautiful lobby!
by homewardbound
Mon Mar 10, 2008 11:16 am
Forum: Urban Living
Topic: Walk Score - How walkable is your house?
Replies: 147
Views: 24310

Re: Walk Score - How walkable is your house?

The score should really consider the speed limit on streets that you must travel to reach all these destinations.  Walking 0.5 miles down a 45mph street is not very pedestrian-friendly.
by homewardbound
Mon Mar 10, 2008 10:22 am
Forum: Development Q&A
Topic: Aspiring Developer Looking To Get Start
Replies: 13
Views: 2799

Re: Aspiring Developer Looking To Get Start

As they say, Real Estate is a "capital intensive" business.  Even if you had the money, it wouldn't be advisable to jump in on anything until you have a little experience.  Some graduate business programs exist for Real Estate Development and taking a few classes there can help put you in touch with...