The Midland Lofts (formerly Midland Office Building)

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Cordish didn't want to do this either. They probably could have sued the city under the master agreement and said fuck you. It was better for both to save some face here.

But it is not shocking this isn't on the top of their list. Whether that works out for them in the long run, who knows.
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WoodDraw wrote: Sun Nov 13, 2022 11:14 pm Cordish didn't want to do this either. They probably could have sued the city under the master agreement and said fuck you. It was better for both to save some face here.

But it is not shocking this isn't on the top of their list. Whether that works out for them in the wrong run, who knows.
They’ve been working on the design and costs for over a year. I’m not sure what the hold up is on getting work started but I know they ran into several issues. They’ve had a full time project manager for this building for almost 2 years.
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DColeKC wrote: Mon Nov 14, 2022 8:42 am
WoodDraw wrote: Sun Nov 13, 2022 11:14 pm Cordish didn't want to do this either. They probably could have sued the city under the master agreement and said fuck you. It was better for both to save some face here.

But it is not shocking this isn't on the top of their list. Whether that works out for them in the wrong run, who knows.
They’ve been working on the design and costs for over a year. I’m not sure what the hold up is on getting work started but I know they ran into several issues. They’ve had a full time project manager for this building for almost 2 years.
If that project manager leaves, pass along my name. Sounds like a dream job.

I’ll have some deliverables for you in *knocks over mimosa* let’s call it three years to be safe.
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WoodDraw wrote: Mon Nov 14, 2022 12:35 pm
DColeKC wrote: Mon Nov 14, 2022 8:42 am
WoodDraw wrote: Sun Nov 13, 2022 11:14 pm Cordish didn't want to do this either. They probably could have sued the city under the master agreement and said fuck you. It was better for both to save some face here.

But it is not shocking this isn't on the top of their list. Whether that works out for them in the wrong run, who knows.
They’ve been working on the design and costs for over a year. I’m not sure what the hold up is on getting work started but I know they ran into several issues. They’ve had a full time project manager for this building for almost 2 years.
If that project manager leaves, pass along my name. Sounds like a dream job.

I’ll have some deliverables for you in *knocks over mimosa* let’s call it three years to be safe.
Funny. Although I don't envy any project manager trying to figure out how to do really nice affordable apartments in the heart of Downtown KC. Especially with the economic obstacles.

My point was they wouldn't be paying this high salary to someone dedicated to this building if they weren't actively working on it or not getting things done.
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DColeKC wrote: Mon Nov 14, 2022 1:25 pm
WoodDraw wrote: Mon Nov 14, 2022 12:35 pm
DColeKC wrote: Mon Nov 14, 2022 8:42 am

They’ve been working on the design and costs for over a year. I’m not sure what the hold up is on getting work started but I know they ran into several issues. They’ve had a full time project manager for this building for almost 2 years.
If that project manager leaves, pass along my name. Sounds like a dream job.

I’ll have some deliverables for you in *knocks over mimosa* let’s call it three years to be safe.
Funny. Although I don't envy any project manager trying to figure out how to do really nice affordable apartments in the heart of Downtown KC. Especially with the economic obstacles.

My point was they wouldn't be paying this high salary to someone dedicated to this building if they weren't actively working on it or not getting things done.
As a fellow project manager, all I will say is I have questions lol (*edit* with nothing bad said about the poor soul they put in charge of this)
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WoodDraw wrote: Mon Nov 14, 2022 3:34 pm
DColeKC wrote: Mon Nov 14, 2022 1:25 pm
WoodDraw wrote: Mon Nov 14, 2022 12:35 pm

If that project manager leaves, pass along my name. Sounds like a dream job.

I’ll have some deliverables for you in *knocks over mimosa* let’s call it three years to be safe.
Funny. Although I don't envy any project manager trying to figure out how to do really nice affordable apartments in the heart of Downtown KC. Especially with the economic obstacles.

My point was they wouldn't be paying this high salary to someone dedicated to this building if they weren't actively working on it or not getting things done.
As a fellow project manager, all I will say is I have questions lol (*edit* with nothing bad said about the poor sole they put in charge or this)
Think her name is Cindy (not sure of last name), so if you ever see her in your circle, get some answers for the group!
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WoodDraw wrote: Mon Nov 14, 2022 12:35 pm I’ll have some deliverables for you in *knocks over mimosa* let’s call it three years to be safe.
You win Post Of The Day!
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Project has been awarded to a GC. So action will hopefully pick up here shortly.
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Valeu! Another active gem on Baltimore.
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Official ground breaking ceremony to be announced and will take place soon.
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DColeKC wrote: Tue Dec 27, 2022 10:24 am Official ground breaking ceremony to be announced and will take place soon.
How soon after this are they pivoting to Sky or 4L?
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DColeKC wrote: Tue Dec 27, 2022 10:24 am Official ground breaking ceremony to be announced and will take place soon.
Yay! It was sad to see all those vacant spaces when stayed at the Hotel Kansas City a few weeks ago.
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Walked by the building today. It’s honestly kind of funny seeing the construction permits dated 2007/2008 still in the window.

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