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UC-B Properties Relocates Headquarters

In July 2016, UC-B Properties is relocating their office and headquarters from Kansas City’s Longfellow neighborhood to the Troost Corridor. Owners John Hoffman and Lance Carlton have long been dedicated to revitalizing Kansas City’s urban core and joined their respective companies, Urban Coeur and Bridger Properties, to do just that in 2002. This move fits…

Petitioners end effort to block $80M project near Crown Center

From The Kansas City Business Journal, by Rob Roberts, May 19, 2016 The Coalition for KC Economic Development Reform is canceling a referendum petition drive aimed at blocking public incentives for an $80 million mixed-use development immediately south of Crown Center. Jan Parks, a spokeswoman for the group, said the decision was made because the…

Plan expands for redevelopment south of Crown Center

From The Kansas City Star, by Diane Stafford, April 5, 2016 The Kansas City Plan Commission on Tuesday approved an amended plan that expands a redevelopment proposal for partly vacant land immediately south of Crown Center. Commissioners agreed that an 18.4-acre site, generally south of 27th Street and between Gillham Road and Grand Boulevard, is…