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Housing trends show young professionals don’t care about Troost’s stigma, UC-B says

Lance Carlton initially was skeptical of developing east of Troost Avenue, he said. “But the mentality of the market has changed,” said Carlton, co-managing partner of UC-B Properties, which brought its offices to the 4300 block of Troost in August 2016. The company helped prove an appetite for residential development on the corridor with 19 new…

Moving Forward on 27/Gillham!

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In partnership with Milhaus, an Indianapolis developer,  UC-B Properties is working to bring a major mixed used development to the Crown Center area. This development is projected to include apartments, townhouses, retail and a parking garage covering  an 18.4-acre site purchased from the Crown Center Redevelopment Corporation. The first $68 million phase was broken ground just south…

Unique Homes at 54th & Tracy are Underway!

UC-B Homebuilders is bringing four single family homes to the Rockhurst neighborhood by partnering local architecture firms, DRAW and HJM Architects. DRAW offers an approach that integrates a variety of disciplines, including architecture, interior design, urban design, urban planning and cutting-edge resource impact analysis. They utilize this radically resourceful toolkit towards a purpose of creating authentic, inspired places for people to gather…

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…