Echo Development Group Acquires Class A Medical Office Building in Topeka, Kansas

TOPEKA, KAN. — Echo Development Group Inc., in association with Quivet Neck HCRE LLC, has acquired a Class A medical office building anchored by the University of Kansas Health System and Stormont Vail Health. The property spans approximately 27,000 square feet and is located at 601 SW. Corporate View. The fully occupied building is also home to a hearing, balance and physical therapy clinic as well as a pharmacy. An additional 1.5 acres adjacent to the building were included in the …

Boulder Group Negotiates $8.1M Sale of Net-Leased Medical Office Property in Wichita, Kansas

WICHITA, KAN. — The Boulder Group has negotiated the sale of a single-tenant property net leased to Integrated Healthcare Systems in Wichita for $8.1 million. The 30,472-square-foot building is located at 9211 E. 21st St. Randy Blankstein and Jimmy Goodman of Boulder represented the seller, a Midwest-based real estate development company. A real estate investment trust was the buyer. Integrated Healthcare Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ascension Medical

Meritex Breaks Ground on Two Industrial Buildings Totaling 240,000 SF in Lenexa, Kansas

LENEXA, KAN. — Meritex has broken ground on two 120,000-square-foot industrial buildings in Lenexa. The new buildings will each feature a clear height of 28 feet and insulated wall panels. The buildings, located at 9800 Britton St., will share a truck court. Site work will continue this fall with vertical construction expected to begin in the spring. Project completion is slated for December 2020. Colliers International will market the properties for

Blueprint Negotiates Sale of 15-Property Skilled Nursing Portfolio in Midwest

NEBRASKA, IOWA AND KANSAS — Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors has arranged the sale of 15 skilled nursing facilities in Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas. The portfolio included 10 locations in Nebraska, four in Iowa, and one in Kansas, and consists of over 950 licensed beds. The facilities are in predominantly secondary and tertiary submarkets, and the majority were built in the 1960s and 1970s. Blueprint’s Michael Segal, Ben Firestone and Steve Thomes handled the transaction. Buyer and …

Academy Bank Completes Merger with KCB Bank, Expands to 25 Kansas City-Area Locations

KANSAS CITY, MO. — Academy Bank, a full-service community bank and wholly owned subsidiary of Dickinson Financial Corp., has completed its merger with Kearney, Mo.-based KCB Bank. The merger bolsters Academy Bank’s presence in Kansas City’s Northland communities, including Kearney, Liberty and Gladstone, Mo. It also expands the bank’s presence in Bonner Springs, Kan. Clients will now have access to 25 Academy Bank locations throughout the Kansas City metro area. The five KCB Bank …

Knoebel Constructs New Veterinary Hospitals at Multiple Petco Locations

MANHATTAN, KAN., ST. PETERS, MO. AND OMAHA — Knoebel Construction has completed new veterinary hospitals within existing Petco locations in Manhattan, Kan., St. Peters, Mo. and Omaha. Each 1,500 to 2,000-square-foot veterinary clinic features a reception area, four examination rooms, an x-ray room, surgery room and waiting room. SBLM and GPD Group served as the architects. Knoebel has also been selected to add veterinary hospitals within three additional Petco stores in the Las Vegas

NGZ Arranges Sale of 517,391 SF Industrial Building in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, KAN. — Newmark Grubb Zimmer has arranged the sale of a 517,391-square-foot industrial building in Kansas City for an undisclosed price., an online furniture and home goods retailer, and Riverside Transport fully occupy the property, which is located at 5300 Kansas Ave. Mark Long and John Hassler of NGZ brokered the transaction. Sealy & Co. purchased the asset from BH

Pebb Capital Sells 647-Bed Student Housing Community Near the University of Kansas

LAWRENCE, KAN. — Pebb Capital has sold The Rockland, a 647-bed student housing community serving students at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. The community offers one- and two-bedroom units. Shared amenities include a resort-style pool and hot tub; a 24-hour business center and fitness center; a common room with a gaming station and pool table; tanning facilities; an outdoor barbecue area with a fire pit; a coffee bar; indoor and outdoor basketball courts; and a dog park. NB Private …

DashNow Opens 5,407 SF Office at City Center Lenexa in Kansas

LENEXA, KAN. — DashNow has opened a 5,407-square-foot office at The District at City Center Lenexa in Kansas. The company has leased an entire floor of the office building known as Penn I. DashNow offers an app that enables restaurant customers to pay their bills at the table through their smartphones. The app improves efficiency for restaurants and servers. Todd Weltmer of Parkway Realty represented DashNow in the lease transaction. Ryan Biery of Copaken Brooks represented the landlord, …

WS Development, Laham Development Acquire Bradley Fair Shopping Center in Wichita, Kansas

WICHITA, KAN. — WS Development has formed a joint venture with Laham Development to acquire Bradley Fair in Wichita. The purchase price was not disclosed. Built in 1990, the 280,000-square-foot shopping center is home to more than 50 stores and restaurants, including Barnes & Noble, Sephora, Pottery Barn, Gap and soon-to-open Trader Joe’s. The property also features a lake, walking paths, gardens and community events. The seller was not