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Brookside to celebrate East 63rd Street development with new luxury residences

From The Kansas City Star, October 19, 2016, by Diane Stafford In January, homeowners may begin moving into something even more unusual — luxury townhomes just east of 63rd and Oak streets. Developers John Hoffman and Lance Carlton, with UC-B Properties, are leading the residential part of a 63rd Street renaissance that aims to stretch…

UC-B debuts New Brookside housing, expansion efforts

Autumn MorningSky October 21, 2016 A trio of local developers are making good on their plan plan to expand the legacy neighborhood of Brookside eastward toward Troost. On Friday morning, UC-B Propertiesand HOK will debut the first new construction apartment building in more than 40 years. “63Brookside represents the first step toward building new, exciting…

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…

New plans emerge where grocery idea fizzled at 27th and Troost

From The Kansas City Star, April 2, 2016, by Lynn Horsley When Truman Medical Center abandoned plans last June for a major grocery store at 27th and Troost, neighbors and city officials were deeply disappointed. But now negotiations with two experienced development groups hold new promise for that prominent intersection southeast of downtown. A selection…