Category Archives: Kansas City commercial real estate

LANE4 Propety Group asks the public: What should we do with pair of Overland Park shopping malls?

by Dan Rafter What will happen to the Metcalf South and 95 West shopping centers in Overland Park, Kansas? Developer LANE4 Property Group is turning to the public for answers to that question. LANE4 Property Group will host two public … Continue reading

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Cassidy Turley’s Michael Mayer: Building a real estate career one relationship at a time

by Dan Rafter When Michael Mayer graduated from Southern Methodist University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, he had one plan: It was time to enroll in law school. Then his father intervened, telling Mayer that he should first … Continue reading

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NAI Martens’ Johnson: Wichita is diversifying

Municipal and business leaders in Wichita have learned an important lesson: The city can’t rely solely on the aviation and aerospace businesses. That’s why city leaders today are working to attract a diverse group of businesses to the city, everything … Continue reading

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Cassidy Turley: Steady progress continues in Kansas City CRE market

by Dan Rafter Steady progress. That’s how researchers with Cassidy Turley describe what is happening today in the Kansas City commercial real estate market. Cassidy Turley recently released its 2014 Annual Market Report for the Kansas City market. And researchers … Continue reading

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Block Real Estate Services: 2013 a year to remember for Kansas City

by Dan Rafter Last year was a good one for the Kansas City commercial real estate market. How good? The numbers from Block Real Estate Services’ 2014 edition of The Real Estate Report, Metropolitan Kansas City, tell the tale. According … Continue reading

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Hunt Midwest: Meeting the growing demand for data center space in the Midwest

by Dan Rafter A growing number of businesses can’t lose access to their data for even a second. That’s why the data center business is booming today. And one of the more intriguing data centers is taking shape now in … Continue reading

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More proof of retail’s recovery: New brand-name coming to Kansas City outlet mall

by Dan Rafter Retail was hit especially hard during the days of the Great Recession. But it’s since been steadily rebounding. For proof, look toward the Legends Outlets shopping center in Kansas City, Kansas. This outlet shopping mall — located … Continue reading

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Ora Reynolds’ career-altering decision? She made the right choice

by Dan Rafter Ora Reynolds was only 27 when she faced a career-altering decision: The president of Kansas City’s Hunt Midwest asked Reynolds, who had already worked with the company for two years, whether she wanted to stay with the … Continue reading

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Financial pro: Renting by choice is the smart financial move … and a boost for multi-family developers?

by Dan Rafter Patrick Bet-David is a renter by choice. And he thinks others should follow his lead. Bet-David is the chief executive officer of The PHP Agency, a financial services marketing firm based in Oxnard, Calif. He also rents … Continue reading

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Nothing scary about NewCentury Air Center’s impact on Kansas City region

by Dan Rafter Ghost hunters, paranormal experts and fans of ghost stories say that the NewCentury Air Center in Gardner, Kansas, is haunted. The airport and industrial park serving the Kansas City region even made an appearance on the “Haunted … Continue reading

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