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Block Real Estate finds creative ways to do business amid coronavirus
News 1 week ago
Block Real Estate finds creative ways to do business amid coronavirus

In real estate, seeing is believing. Although many companies around town are having employees work from home, they’ll still need offices when the...

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Analyst warns of 'dire' consequences for retailers that keep stores open
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Analyst warns of 'dire' consequences for retailers that keep stores open

In a note to investors Monday, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst Sam Poser commended Nike and other retailers that have closed stores because of...

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Coronavirus spurs more major retailers to close stores
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Coronavirus spurs more major retailers to close stores

More major retailers are temporarily closing stores in an effort to stymie the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by a strain of coronavirus....

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Wonder project's success reflects growing viability of Troost developments
News 3 weeks ago
Wonder project's success reflects growing viability of Troost developments

Exact Partners redeveloped an old manufacturing facility as the Wonder Shops and Flats. With a waiting list since its opening and the addition of...

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Developer clears first hurdle for shipping container apartments in KC
News 3 weeks ago
Developer clears first hurdle for shipping container apartments in KC

One Kansas City developer is celebrating a victory. It's just a wooded area right now at 29th Street and Madison Avenue, but Syndicate Real Estate...

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For RideKC Development Corp., KCATA properties are just the start
News 3 weeks ago
For RideKC Development Corp., KCATA properties are just the start

RideKC Development Corp., a 501(c)(3) under the oversight of KCATA, has been making moves in recent weeks, including a new headquarters in the...

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Downtown baseball can build on office momentum, developer says
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Downtown baseball can build on office momentum, developer says

The conversation about moving the team is being led by the real estate community, which, overall, is quite interested in a Downtown baseball...

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Cohen-Esrey acquires three apartment complexes, including one in JoCo
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Cohen-Esrey acquires three apartment complexes, including one in JoCo

A subsidiary of Merriam-based Cohen-Esrey LLC has acquired three apartment complexes in recent months, including one in Overland Park. The...

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Second-biggest KC architect acquires Texas firm, creates 12th office
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Second-biggest KC architect acquires Texas firm, creates 12th office

Overland Park-based BRR Architecture is adding a 12th office through its acquisition of a Texas firm. Dallas-based RHA Architects will join BRR in...

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$100M Shawnee development reveals first group of tenants
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$100M Shawnee development reveals first group of tenants

A $100 million mixed-use development in Shawnee revealed its first group of tenants. Bellmont Promenade, which sits on 27 acres at Shawnee Mission...

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Longtime Colliers retail broker joins new firm
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Longtime Colliers retail broker joins new firm

The new firm will focus on investment sales and development of retail and mixed-use properties. Longtime Colliers retail broker joins new firm

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KC architecture firm's second office lands in booming city
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KC architecture firm's second office lands in booming city

One Kansas City architecture firm is heading to Music City in 2020. NSPJ Architects' second office is planned for Nashville, the company announced...

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Local developer wants to create shipping container apartments in KC
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Local developer wants to create shipping container apartments in KC

A unique project for more affordable housing could be coming to a Kansas City community. A local developer, Syndicate Kansas City, is proposing 48...

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Chicago firm acquires land-lease community in Independence
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Chicago firm acquires land-lease community in Independence

An all-age, land-lease community based in Independence has been acquired by the fourth investment fund and affiliates of Chicago-based Green Courte...

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Report: Sprint merger offers stability for JoCo office market
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Report: Sprint merger offers stability for JoCo office market

After months of speculation, the approval of the Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. merger last week will lead to calmer waters in the Johnson...

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National retailer, already closing stores throughout KC, files for bankruptcy
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National retailer, already closing stores throughout KC, files for bankruptcy

Pier 1 Imports, which was already in the process of closing hundreds of stores nationwide, including five of its seven Kansas City-area locations,...

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OP loan servicer tops Mortgage Bankers Association ranking
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OP loan servicer tops Mortgage Bankers Association ranking

A huge — yet relatively unknown — subsidiary of PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: PNC) just claimed a big accolade. Overland Park-based...

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UMKC seeks developer to restore one of KC's most endangered properties
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UMKC seeks developer to restore one of KC's most endangered properties

The University of Missouri-Kansas City is looking for a developer that would work with the university through a public-private partnership to...

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Office broker jumps from Colliers to CBRE
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Office broker jumps from Colliers to CBRE

Rollie Fors, an office broker with the Kansas City office of Colliers International, has joined CBRE, the firm announced this week. Fors...

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Macy's announces new round of store closings
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Macy's announces new round of store closings

Macy's Inc. announced another round of planned closings Tuesday, and it's unclear whether its six remaining Kansas City-area stores will be...

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California firm acquires two area multifamily properties
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California firm acquires two area multifamily properties

A California-based real estate investment firm has acquired two Kansas City-area apartment complexes. Pacific Sands Funds bought Chouteau Heights...

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Pier 1 will close majority of area stores
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Pier 1 will close majority of area stores

Pier 1 Imports is closing the majority of its Kansas City metro locations. The Forth Worth, Texas-based home goods retailer announced in January...

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Grain Belt Express electric line acquirer leases big warehouses in JoCo
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Grain Belt Express electric line acquirer leases big warehouses in JoCo

The company will lease just less than 640,000 square feet of space across two industrial buildings in southern Johnson County....

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Report: KC nears equilibrium after years of 'retail apocalypse' panic
News 2 months ago
Report: KC nears equilibrium after years of 'retail apocalypse' panic

After years of panic about the supposed “retail apocalypse,” the Kansas City retail market appears to be stabilizing, according to a new report...

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Leawood manufacturer will open first branded retail store
News 2 months ago
Leawood manufacturer will open first branded retail store

A Leawood-based consumer products manufacturer is opening its first branded retail store at Legends Outlets Kansas City. DEMDACO works with more...

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KC office space becomes a retention tool, JLL's Glaze says
News 2 months ago
KC office space becomes a retention tool, JLL's Glaze says

Larry Glaze, managing partner at Kansas City’s JLL office, specializes in tenant representation. He said employers continue to shift their views on...

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Ad agency will move from Plaza-area office to OP space
News 2 months ago
Ad agency will move from Plaza-area office to OP space

Marketing agency MMGY Global plans to relocate to the new Edison District location in downtown Overland Park. The company, now located off the...

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NKC architecture firm announces next generation of partners, new name
News 2 months ago
NKC architecture firm announces next generation of partners, new name

With the retirement of another named partner, Williams Spurgeon Kuhl & Freshnock Architects is ready for a new name: WSKF Architects Inc. At the...

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The Mansion, three other area apartment complexes sell as part of $1.85B portfolio sale
News 2 months ago
The Mansion, three other area apartment complexes sell as part of $1.85B portfolio sale

The sale of an $1.85 billion multifamily portfolio will affect nearly 2,000 apartments at four complexes in the Kansas City metro. In total, Harbor...

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Lenexa City Center lands a law firm as a tenant
News 2 months ago
Lenexa City Center lands a law firm as a tenant

The District at Lenexa City Center will get another office tenant in 2020. Hinkle Law Firm LLC, a Wichita-based business and real estate-focused...

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