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by earthling
Fri Jul 03, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: COVID19
Replies: 768
Views: 45588

Re: COVID19

Goldman Sachs has done the math and a national mask mandate to halt the spread of coronavirus would have a big impact on the U.S. economy Mask wearing could save the domestic economy from a 5% hit to GDP, Goldman says https://www.marketwatch.com/story/wearing-a-mask-to-halt-the-spread-of-coronavirus...
by earthling
Fri Jul 03, 2020 7:08 am
Forum: North of the River
Topic: Golden Plains Technology Park
Replies: 12
Views: 1783

Re: Golden Plains Technology Park

https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2020/07/03/data-center-complex-northland-black-veatch.html' Plans call for the park to accommodate 6.75 million square feet of data center space — nine times the combined square footage of the 19 largest area data centers now on the Kansas City Business Jo...
by earthling
Fri Jul 03, 2020 6:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: COVID19
Replies: 768
Views: 45588

Re: COVID19

New strain crossing from Europe to US is much more infectious but not any more potent... https://www.thehealthsite.com/news/covid-19-virus-is-mutation-3-to-9-times-more-infectious-but-it-does-not-make-people-sicker-755545/ New Strain Is Highly Infectious, Says Experts According to scientists, this n...
by earthling
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.
Replies: 651
Views: 126332

Re: Renovations of apartment buildings along Armour Blvd.

Does anyone have a rendering of the MAC 5 floor/110 unit apt building now under construction at Cherry/Amour? Planned to open end of year or so. Also, update on Armour/Troost buildings.. https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2020/07/01/armour-corners-mac-properties-troost-apartments.html Mac P...
by earthling
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Politics
Replies: 1964
Views: 250613

Re: Politics

With a pretty good chance the White House admin as well as Senate/House going all DEM after election, we'll probably see a rush for approvals that only GOP would comply with before election. IE, Charter/Spectrum asks FCC to drop restrictions on data caps before election. No caps was a condition with...
by earthling
Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Politics
Replies: 1964
Views: 250613

Re: Politics

Fox News poll yesterday showing slight Biden favor in NC/TX/GA and significant favor in FL... https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/latest_polls/ Trump admin seemingly knowing he might not win, now asking Supreme Court to kill Obamacare... https://news.google.com/articles/CAIiEM79RWsS8IV_DTvFYHep...
by earthling
Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: COVID19
Replies: 768
Views: 45588

Re: COVID19

^When you have an incompetent leader that bashes people for wearing masks and wants to [reduce testing so the numbers appear lower]...
by earthling
Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Cambria Hotel(SW Corner of 9th & Wyandotte)
Replies: 46
Views: 9658

Re: Cambria Hotel(SW Corner of 9th & Wyandotte)

The S Dakota developer does have a pretty large portfolio of apt buildings so wouldn't be surprising if they consider a switch.
by earthling
Mon Jun 22, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Misc Crossroads News
Replies: 2889
Views: 426016

Re: Misc Crossroads News

Taken from University Health/Hospital Hill. Xroads infill is looking good! https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/ACtC-3eWCkOKNKJZJDBBwvfVKDhwn-xQf4kazOstvkqPnbBY1X2xTbgg6PvlBIdWwKgPo5o9A2Mp2o7nGFkHUqjjfNsegx2QOwxeETmfvHPPOw8XcE1Dez1ZF40_b9q5T5Gy-QJMFLU16grIoDdpN2C41wpU-g=w1518-h544-no?authuser=0 http...
by earthling
Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Blvd 64 - 6404 Paseo
Replies: 3
Views: 422

Re: Blvd 64 - 6404 Paseo

The E Side is gaining an impressive amount of investment. Would be interesting to see the total $M for E Side last 5 years compared to other similar areas in other cities.
by earthling
Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Economy
Replies: 39
Views: 3003

Re: Economy

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by earthling
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Economy
Replies: 39
Views: 3003

Re: Economy

May employment data for KC metro. -The 9% overall drop from a year ago better than other Midwest metros. -One of few showing increase in construction jobs compared to a year ago and is a high % at that. Better than hottest markets in S like Austin and Nashville. -ProBiz services only 5.7% drop from ...
by earthling
Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: North of the River
Topic: Gooooogle Data Center
Replies: 20
Views: 5643

Re: Gooooogle Data Center

^Haven't found anything since signing a deed last fall. COVID might be slowing things down.
by earthling
Tue Jun 16, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)
Replies: 3163
Views: 405702

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

I mean there is literally nobody staying in hotels around the country. Actually the average US occupancy was 36% average a couple weeks ago and rising, though cheaper hotels are above avg while nicer hotels are below occupancy average. https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200616005555/en/Hotel-...
by earthling
Tue Jun 16, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)
Replies: 3163
Views: 405702

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

I mean there is literally nobody staying in hotels around the country. Actually the average US occupancy was 36% average a couple weeks ago and rising, though cheaper hotels are above avg while nicer hotels are below occupancy average. https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200616005555/en/Hotel-...
by earthling
Tue Jun 16, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: North of the River
Topic: Golden Plains Technology Park
Replies: 12
Views: 1783

Re: Golden Plains Technology Park

The City Plan Commission gave Diode Ventures LLC the green light for its 882.5-acre development plan for Golden Plains Technology Park, at the northwest corner of Interstate 435 and U.S. Highway 169. Diode Ventures will discuss incentives for the data center at a later time, Hardin said, noting tha...
by earthling
Tue Jun 16, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: COVID19
Replies: 768
Views: 45588

Re: COVID19

Gov. Abbott of Texas chastised young people in his state for not wearing masks. Well the Gov could make it a requirement. Given masks are apparently more effective at preventing spreading to others than preventing personally getting it, the mask debate seems to break down to those who have a consid...
by earthling
Tue Jun 16, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)
Replies: 3163
Views: 405702

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

^Rather dismal out of 800 rooms.

Found this, no occupancy/RevPAR numbers but downtown Marriott said 'very low'. Other details on downtown hotel layoffs...
https://www.kbia.org/post/kansas-city-n ... c#stream/0
by earthling
Tue Jun 16, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)
Replies: 3163
Views: 405702

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Any indication on occupancy numbers for Loews as well as other downtown hotels? National average is going some but lower end hotels/motels are improving more than above average hotels..
by earthling
Tue Jun 16, 2020 6:18 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Shipping Container Apartments
Replies: 6
Views: 675

Re: Shipping Container Apartments

This shipping container design is now being built as a home in the California desert. https://theheartysoul.com/shipping-container-home-california-desert/?utm_source=LOTG&fbclid=IwAR1b7ngU0WfiTLzXAWUGkpdhNVagLrUWMjfT7t5Sr5mCEpsBlhA9eRafNdQ I like quirky but hmm, at least it's remote... https://cdn2...