Muehlebach Hotel / KC Club Project

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Re: Muehlebach Hotel / KC Club Project

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normalthings wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 11:59 pm
FangKC wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 11:05 pm
I wouldn't be surprised if Warren Buffett bought Union Pacific just to keep them in Omaha. Berkshire-Hathaway already owns the majority of Burlington-Northern-Santa Fe.

I'm surprised that Buffett didn't buy Kansas City Southern before the Canadians came calling because of KCS's ownership of Mexican railroads.

https://financialpost.com/investing/warren-buffett-bnsf
Doubt he would be allowed to buy it nor would he want to. He would own almost all of the US rail network west of the Mississippi.

UP leaving Omaha is just a matter of time. Rumors have been a move to Dallas (where BNSF is). Just wish KC would make a pitch. Being so close to Omaha would make the move reasonable for existing staff. Like to think KC is a place talent is generally okay moving to.

Kewitt is another big Omaha employer. They ended up keeping their HQ in Omaha but built a big new KC facility. I was told their KC operation is the same size or bigger than the HQ.
Granted regarding Union Pacific, but still surprised Buffett didn't buy Kansas City Southern years ago. It would have given BNSF actual ownership of rail lines in Mexico, and they wouldn't have to transfer as much with Mexican-owned rail lines. It would then made BNSF the only US rail company to own a significant rail network in Mexico. These are lines that go to several major Mexican cities: Monterrey, Veracruz, Mexico City, San Luis Potosi, Leon, Puebla, Toluca, and Guadalajara. Six of these cities are among the top 10 metropolitan areas of Mexico. That is what has made KCS as valuable as it is.

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Burns & Mac team that did WR and Reverb is doing the apartment project. Moving forward with permitting

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Maybe the third time will be the charm for an engaging street-level design.

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Eon Blue wrote:
Sat Jul 17, 2021 8:56 pm
Maybe the third time will be the charm for an engaging street-level design.
I think this is about the old Muehlebach hotel, not the office building

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So doing some digging around, I stumbled across four more renderings of the original office building design for this project. One showing the building from Barney Allis Plaza, two aerial, and one interior rendering. This were produced in July 2017.

The other two were made in August 2019 and show the office building with balconies/terraces.

I'm posting these because I didn't see these posted before in this thread, so I thought, "might as well, It's for the record".
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