Posted on: September 6, 2017

Lee's Summit Creates Waves in Education

Summit Technology Academy (STA) is a shared campus of junior and senior students who come together for a half-day program as an extension of their regular high school schedule. Students seriously interested in science, technology, engineering and math (ST...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Multifamily Housing Debate

As Jackson County residents do you believe too many apartments are coming online, at the right pace for coming demand or is more development needed? The debate on the multifamily housing supply has perspectives from all sides.

If you’d like to sh...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 24, 2017

County Seeking Real Property Adviser

RFQ No. 11-17 has been released which is seeking respondents for real property advisory services for County property. The respondent will provide assistance with 3 properties located near the Downtown Courthouse and Sprint Center. These parcels are curren...

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 25, 2017

KC Animal Health Corridor

The KC Animal Health Corridor belongs squarely in the middle of a conversation about the plethora of unique and outstanding assets that our region may boast about.  If you’re interested in learning more about the “Largest concentration of industr...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 6, 2017

Recent Examples of Unique Redevelopment Projects

Kemper Arena

  • $25-30 million redevelopment as a multi-level, multipurpose venue for sports training and event purposes
  • The developer, Foutch Brothers, plan to convert the space into a two-story venue housing a youth and amateur sports complex
  • Kemper Arena, wh...
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Economic Development
Posted on: January 11, 2017

KC Economic Development Incentive Policy

The City Council of Kansas City, Missouri passed Ordinance 160383 in October of 2016.

Generally, the ordinance provides for impacted taxing jurisdictions to receive a share of the incentive dollars that are generated by a developer’s investment.

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