Downtown New Residential Units

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Re: Downtown New Residential Units

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kboish wrote:
kboish wrote:
smh wrote:
MIXED FEELINGSSS
Tell us more. Why? I like the looks of their first project.
Scratch that. I was thinking cityscape=Cityclub apartments at 19th and main.

Now I see that cityscape did the "Crossroads Westide" apartments, Apex and Summit at quality hill. Yeah, I'm skeptical of their urban abilities. They did one building in the Apex development that looks great (where Spokes Cafe is located). The others all look like apartments from 120th and Holmes. Summit in quality hill is just meh...
The craziest thing is the Spokes building was a late addition to the project and yet it is the best part.

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Adding Ashland at River Market 93 Units
https://cityscenekc.com/developer-consi ... r-station/

Updating to 5853+93 =
5946 New Units built/planned Downtown
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Breaking news, "living downtown is expensive, there is little money in new subsidized housing construction at prime urban locations." Maybe people just need to move a couple blocks east, plenty of affordable housing.

http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/ar ... 21684.html

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This is the first time I have heard of this proposed development.
The elimination of the state tax credits has already derailed the construction of at least one low-income housing building downtown.

Last summer, Prairie Fire Development Group drew up plans to tear down the former Kansas City Public Schools headquarters at 1211 McGee St. and construct a 400-unit mixed-income apartment building. The plans included lofts reserved for teachers and possibly a second grocery store for downtown.

Prairie Fire partnered with a New Jersey company, The Michaels Organization, and submitted a proposal to the school district.
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/ar ... 21684.html

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Is Prairiefire the group that completely screwed up the redevelopment of Columbus Park?

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mgh7676 wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:13 pm
Is Prairiefire the group that completely screwed up the redevelopment of Columbus Park?
I thought Prariefire was the group that completely screwed up the development of Prariefire.

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mgh7676 wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:13 pm
Is Prairiefire the group that completely screwed up the redevelopment of Columbus Park?
Yes, but they had help from a group that included Zimmer and Larry Maxfield.
edit: and nothing to do with the development out south that is called Prairiefire.

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Report: Downtown nears 16,000 apartments — with more on the way
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According to the survey, Downtown had roughly 15,700 housing units in 2017, and the report projected hitting 17,000 in 2018. By 2020, it estimates that Downtown will have just less than 20,000 housing units. For comparison, Downtown had 10,322 units in 2000.
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The average rent in Downtown is $850, according to the report. About 1,800 people pay between $500 and $749, about 2,500 pay between $750 and $999, and another 2,500 pay between $1000 and $1,499.

Although Downtown presents plenty of options for renters, the buyer's market is smaller. There are about 1,600 single-family detached units and 744 condo-occupied condo units in buildings with 50 or more units, in addition to a smaller number of units in smaller complexes.
https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/ ... j=86384561

https://dashboards.mysidewalk.com/state ... mo/housing

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So downtown nears 16K apartments...two years ago. And saying 2,500 people pay between $1000 and $1499 - shouldn't that be 2,500 apartments rent between that amount since more than one person can live in some apartments? I know it's nitpicking, but I have to write stuff like this as part of my job and a poorly-worded report calls a lot into question.

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A new downtown report claims downtown population is over 29K and anticipated to hit about 33K by end of this year and near 40K by 2025. Attention Target!

https://www.downtownkc.org/wp-content/u ... Report.pdf
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