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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…

Second Act May Bring Market To Kansas City ‘Food Desert’

By MIKE SHERRY • FEB 8, 2016 Urban residents in Kansas City want the same fresh offerings that are available at suburban supermarkets, such as this display at the Corinth Square Hen House Market in Prairie Village. CREDIT MIKE SHERRY / HEARTLAND HEALTH MONITOR Residents living just south of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, might just…

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…