Why did the job cross the road? To get tax incentives of course! Typically I try to spread out my planet money podcast sessions so I can binge listen to episodes on a long dog hike or kayak trip. On my latest binge session I was pleasantly surprise to hear them discuss a local topic! The business border war… Read More Why Did The Job Cross The Road?
Ever wonder how hard it is to buy a building in the heart of downtown Kansas City? Especially in a hot real estate market? Apparently to Wayne Reeder, “It was like robbing the bank.” although Wayne Reeder is ‘No Angel’ I do admire his curiosity. Photo Cred: KCBJ According to the KC Biz Journal while visiting his company… Read More ‘It was like robbing the bank’ – Wayne Reeder
There is no doubt that the Crossroads Art District is the “hippest” place to eat, live, and work in Kansas City. A hub for creativity is the main draw to the neighborhood, the area is attracting architecture, engineering, and design firms, boasting over 70 art galleries, best KC original restaurants, and has some of the swankiest… Read More The Rise of East Crossroads
In April I wrote about how Kansas City made the list of one of the highest Rent Price Increases in the states. Apparently not enough, if you have been to the city at all this summer you may of noticed a few cranes, construction workers walking around, and parking lots disappearing, a vast majority of it is… Read More Never Mind, You May Be Better Off Renting In Kansas City
About 80 acres in Bonner Springs
At first glance I was ecstatic for the proposed Largest Hotel Development in Downtown KC sine 1985. But, the headlines lately have made me skeptical. I am all for real estate development, and by many considered a conservative. However, from what i’ve read when a deal is bad for the city our journalist will let… Read More Downtown Convention Center Hotel, Off To Sketchy Start?
Originally posted on Inside Brookside (And Waldo):
How is your summer so far this year? Are you admiring all the bright green grass and blooming flowers in Brookside? Many potential homebuyers are…prices are up once again for May, 2015. We are in the middle of the busiest part of the year for home sales, and…
Originally built for returning Korean War veterans the apartment complex at 4621 Jefferson St. in the Country Club Plaza was just bought for a pretty penny by Village Green, and will be getting a very expensive renovation.. As a strictly speculative real estate investor, this add value purchase to renovate 214-units seems like a no… Read More Another Luxury Apartment Building in Kansas City
Mike Burke the runner up in the Kansas City Mayoral election is leading the charge to develop the $300 million, 800-room downtown convention center hotel. The site is planned for the northeast corner of Wyandotte and 16th Street, across the street from the Kansas City Convention Center and catercorner to the Kauffman Center of Performing… Read More Largest Hotel Development in Downtown KC Since 1985
According to research done by Zillow, Kansas City saw an increase 8.5% in annual growth in rent prices, at a medium monthly rent price of $1,214. Kansas City ranked number 4 in year-over-year change in price of rent, we know that this is happening because the demand is higher than the supply of desired downtown apartments. You… Read More Kansas City Makes List of Highest Rent Price Increases in America