A 332-acre site in south Kansas City received a blight designation Thursday — a critical step toward qualifying Jim Stowers III‘s proposed research and office park there for property tax abatement. But the blight finding by the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority board isn’t expected to spur immediate development. Representatives of the project, called Oxford on the […]
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund awards reimbursable grants to support countless popular Kansas City activities. The fund currently is accepting fourth quarter reimbursable grant applications for activities taking place from March 1, 2014 through April 30, 2014. Qualified organizations are encouraged to apply. Applications must be received by Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 at 5 p.m.
The massive Bannister Federal Complex, which opened in World War II to make warplane engines and stayed busy through the Cold War and after supplying nuclear weapons parts, will be demolished beginning in 2016.
Ambitious plans to revitalize large chunks of south Kansas City could create one of the metropolitan area’s biggest economic development success stories in decades.
At its regular meeting Wednesday, the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City voted unanimously to forward the Bannister & I-435 TIF Plan to the Kansas City Council for approval.