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Hamilton Zanze Acquires 272-Unit Apartment Community in Overland Park, Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. — Hamilton Zanze has acquired the 272-unit Metcalf Village Apartments in Overland Park for an undisclosed price. The company plans to rebrand the community as Boulders at Overland Park Apartments. Built in 2017, the property spans 261,862 square feet. Amenities include a fitness center and a saltwater pool. Hamilton Zanze, a San Francisco-based real estate investment company, plans to improve outdoor lighting and landscaping. Mission Rock Residential will manage the …

Two Companies Sign Leases at Speculative Industrial Building Developed by Opus in Olathe, Kansas

OLATHE, KAN. — The Opus Group has signed two tenants at its recently completed 56 Commerce Center in Olathe. Gateway Classic Cars and Lanter Delivery Systems Inc. now occupy more than 85,000 square feet within the 230,000-square-foot speculative industrial building. Gateway Classic Cars is a seller of collectible and exotic automobiles. The company’s space includes a showroom for vehicles and storage. Lanter uses its space as a regional shipping hub for its local automotive, agricultural …

Eye Specialist Retina Associates Expands Practice, Leases 8,580 SF in Overland Park, Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. — Retina Associates, which provides eye care services to the greater Kansas City community, is expanding its practice locally. Beginning in June, the retina specialist will occupy 8,580 square feet on the second floor of 6201 College Boulevard, a seven-story, multi-tenant office building located in Overland Park. Ryan Biery, senior vice president of brokerage at Copaken Brooks, represented 6201 College in the deal, while Mike Sonnenberg from NAI Heartland represented …

Colliers Brokers Sale of 280-Unit Multifamily Community in Mission, Kansas

MISSION, KAN. — Colliers International has brokered the sale of Silverwood Apartments in Mission, about eight miles south of Kansas City. The sales price was not disclosed. The multifamily community includes 280 units. Will Mathews, Gabe Tovar and Bob Galamba of Colliers represented the seller, Nuveen Real Estate. Canyon View Capital purchased the

StorageMart Opens New Facility in Overland Park, Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. — StorageMart has opened a self-storage facility in Overland Park. This is the fourth location in the area and the 32nd in metro Kansas City for StorageMart. The property, located at 15415 Metcalf Ave., was constructed in 2017. The facility contains 639 climate-controlled units and nearly 80,000 square feet of rentable space. Special features include an onsite office, video surveillance and keypad

Payless ShoeSource’s 2,100-Store Shutdown Due to Inability to Compete with Department Stores, Says Analyst

TOPEKA, KAN. — Payless ShoeSource will close all 2,100 of its stores in the United States and Puerto Rico as it moves toward liquidation. According to a statement by the company provided to USA Today, which first reported the news on the evening of Friday, Feb. 15, Payless expects all stores to remain open through March. The announcement comes nearly two years after the Topeka-based shoe retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, a move that coincided with the shuttering of 673 …

Mixed-Use Makes its Mark on Kansas City Neighborhoods

Many of us remember a time when a great new job was measured primarily by the paycheck and the size of the office. How times have changed. And nothing illustrates that better than the favor of mixed-use developments. As the workforce demographic has evolved, so have the amenities that attract top talent. Smart companies know that creating an appealing environment for the best candidates means access to food options, walking distance to shopping and retail choices, and close proximity to …

Johnson County, Kansas: A Midwest Hub for Industry and Innovation

Once referred to by developers as a “well-kept secret,” the Kansas City metro area is quickly developing a global reputation for skilled workforce, strong infrastructure, affordable housing and competitive overhead costs like transportation and utilities.  “Kansas City is a region rising. We are dispelling the notion that Kansas City is a well-kept secret,” says Tim Cowden, president and CEO of Kansas City Area Development Council. “There is growing recognition among site locators …

Tutera Completes $55M Senior Living Community Near Kansas City

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, KAN. — Tutera Senior Living & Health has completed construction of Mission Chateau Senior Living Community in Prairie Village, just south of Kansas City. Development costs for the 214,800-square-foot, 18.4-acre development were estimated at $55 million. The community features 22 independent living villas, 121 independent living apartments, 40 assisted living units and 40 memory care units. Other offerings include on-site home healthcare and several Tutera rehabilitation …

Office Sharing Is on the Rise in Overland Park, Kansas

For those of you not familiar with Overland Park, Kansas, and its progressive office market, below are a few key points to help illustrate the relative size and economic strength of one of Kansas City’s most dynamic suburbs. • Incorporated in 1960, Overland Park is the second-most populous city in Kansas. • As of 2017, the unemployment rate was 3.1 percent. • It contains 17 percent +/- of metro Kansas City’s total office inventory. • $69,888 per capita income in …

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