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?
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Not sure why I am paying any attention to this nonsense, perhaps because its Wednesday evening and i’ve had a few glasses of wine? But I digress. Yesterday as I was glancing through the KCBiz Journal I noticed the headline “KCUR report questions KC’s 800,000 Royals celebration attendance estimate” it caught my attention for a second,… Read More Yo, KCUR Chill Out On The Estimates For the Royals Parade! I’m Good W/ 800k
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
“Downtown Kansas City is getting to the level, in terms of economic activity and development, of markets like Nashville and Portland and Austin, and that’s a pretty exciting statement for Kansas City.”Two Light is on. –Nick Benjamin (Executive Director at The Cordish Co.) The plan for Two Light has been accelerated due to a waiting… Read More “Downtown KC getting to the Economic/Development Level of Portland and Austin” -Nick Benjamin