Zona Rosa under new management with Trademark Property Company

PCEDC Staff News

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Sept. 17, 2018) – Zona Rosa, a 1.1 million-square-foot mixed-use town center in Kansas City, Mo., is now under the management of Trademark Property Company, a full-service real estate firm based in Fort Worth, Texas. The mixed-use center includes 983,016 square feet of retail space, 112,615 square feet of office space, 73 residential units, and over 100 …

Dallas company enters Kansas City data center market with big Platte County purchase

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Lincoln Rackhouse, a division of Lincoln Property Co., has acquired a data center campus in Platte County’s AirWorld Center. Located at 11155 NW Airworld Dr. in Kansas City, the two-building campus totals 259,111 square feet and is located on nearly 17 acres just west of KCI International Airport. To read Lincoln Rackhouse’ faull press release, click here, or click here …

PCEDC holds quarterly member luncheon

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The Platte County Economic Development Council held its Quarterly Member Luncheon on September 7, 2018 at the KCI Hilton. The luncheon was sponsored by TranSystems, and features a panel related to the theme of “All Things Transportation.” PCEDC Treasurer Mike Duffy, City of Riverside, served as emcee and kicked off the luncheon by recognizing elected officials, high-level PCEDC investors, board members, …

CVS Health Opens New Retail Distribution Center in Platte County

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KANSAS CITY, MO – CVS Health officially announced the opening of a new retail distribution center in Kansas City, MO, located at 10711 North Congress Avenue in the Skyport Industrial Park.  When fully operational, the new distribution center will add more than 360 new jobs to the Kansas City area, as well as an additional 70 to 100 jobs through work with …

Kansas City breaks ground on Platte County road realignment and reconstruction project

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City of Kansas City leaders gathered in Kansas City, Platte County  to kick off a reconstruction project on NW Prairie View Road. 2nd District Councilmembers Dan Fowler and Teresa Loar  joined project representatives and partners at the August 6th groundbreaking. “This project is another example of patience and tenacity; a project many years in the making,” said Alicia Stephens, PCEDC Ex The  Prairie …

Groundbreaking held for I-29 bridge, Tiffany Springs improvements

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City of Kansas City and Platte County elected officials gathered in the Platte County on Friday, July 30th to attend a groundbreaking for the reconstruction project on Old Tiffany Springs Road. This project will upgrade Old Tiffany Springs Road from N. Congress Avenue to NW Skyview Avenue. Improvements include: new four-lane roadway with a median curb and gutter new sidewalk …

Platte County Sector Update – Summer 2018

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Office: Platte County’s office vacancy rate was 24.5% in Q2 2018, up from 21.6% in Q1 2018 but consistent with vacancy in Q2 2017, according to Costar statistics. The county currently has 911,055 SF of direct space available, and the average rate is $16.13/SF. Overall in the Kansas City metro area, the average lease rate is $19.50, according to CBRE’s …

234 Boardwalk-Antioch Expands Route: New service to East and West Tiffany Springs

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234 Boardwalk-Antioch: Map – Schedule RideKC’s 234 Boardwalk-Antioch will be expanded to serve jobs in East Tiffany Springs and West Tiffany Springs, beginning Monday, July 2, 2018. New service will be added north of Boardwalk Square Park & Ride. The route will expand to add hourly service throughout the middle of the day on weekdays. See the map below for the new route. To travel …

Summer intern recaps time with the Platte County EDC

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The summer of 2018 has been one of learning and new experiences. PCEDC’s summer intern position was filled by Taryn Firkins, a strategic communications student at Oklahoma State University and Platte County R-III graduate. The past eight weeks have flown by. I started my summer off interning at the Platte County EDC. The first few days, I met board members, …

Platte County remains #1 in population growth in Missouri

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Platte County remains the fastest growing county in the State of Missouri, according to the most recent US Census Bureau estimates. The population of Platte County reached 101,187 as of July 1, 1017 population estimates. That is a 13.3% increase since the 2010 Census, and a 27% increase since the 2000 Census. To see how all Missouri counties did in …