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2017 Cornerstone Award for 63rd Street Revitalization

Thanks to several developers and investors, the area along 63rd Street between Oak Street and Troost Avenue is making a comeback. A new three-story apartment building, upscale townhomes, renovated office buildings, retail, and food establishments are all included in the makeover. Developer Butch Rigby, the owner of Screenland Real Estate Services, is familiar with renovating…

Builders Bet Tiny Apartments Will Lure Renters

Builders Bet Tiny Apartments Will Lure Renters Will 300-square-foot apartments fly in Pittsburgh and Kansas City? Bedrock’s micro lofts in Detroit are small, but Dan Mullen, president at Bedrock, said the tall ceilings and windows help make it feel larger. PHOTO: ROCK VENTURES By  Laura Kusisto April 15, 2017 7:00 a.m. ET 144 COMMENTS The…

UC-B Properties looks to build Scholars Row apartment project at 55th and Troost

From The Kansas City Star, April 4, 2017, by Steve Vockrodt Troost Avenue in central Kansas City, an area known for its history of neglect, continued on a run of new investment when a $4 million apartment project won early approval at City Hall on Tuesday. UC-B Properties, a prolific real estate firm in Kansas…