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New Townhomes & Apartments Planned for Brookside

From Inside Brookside (And Waldo), January 16, 2016 – New, updated housing in older, walkable neighborhoods…there is such a high demand for it. That’s why you see old houses torn down in Leawood and Prairie Village, replaced by multi-million dollar McMansions. Real estate…it’s all about location!  But what if you don’t have a McMansion budget?  Two…

Redevelopment Plans Advance For Kansas City’s ‘East Brookside’ Corridor

From KCUR 89.3 By STEVE BELL,  January 28, 2016 –  The “East Brookside” redevelopment plan is rolling forward. The Kansas City Council Planning Zoning and Economic Development Corporation approved basic redevelopment plans for the area along 63rd Street from Oak to Troost Avenue on Wednesday. The plan already had the endorsement of the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority,…

Plan to spur redevelopment on 63rd Street between Oak and Troost heads to KCMO City Council

Oak and Troost

From 41 KSHB Kansas City, by Lindsay Shively, January 27, 2016 – KANSAS CITY, Mo. – While 63rd street near Oak Street buzzes with several new businesses, “for lease” signs dot the sidewalk leading east. Butch Rigby owns five buildings on 63rd Street between Oak and Troost. He’s pushing for the City Council to approve a Planned Industrial…

Kansas City agency approves improvement district along 63rd Street

From The Kansas City Star, by Diane Stafford, October 15, 2015 –   A stretch of Kansas City’s 63rd Street between Oak Street and Troost Avenue has received Planned Industrial Expansion Authority approval as a blighted district, paving the way for tax abatements if property owners tackle independent improvement projects. An analysis of property conditions…