Copaken Brooks Arranges $4M Sale of Industrial Flex Building in Lenexa, Kansas

LENEXA, KAN. — Copaken Brooks has arranged the sale of a 37,585-square-foot industrial flex building in Lenexa for $4 million. The property is located at 10749 West 84th Terrace in the Pine Ridge Business Park. The building was renovated to a half-office and half-warehouse layout in 2005. John D. Coe of Copaken Brooks arranged the sale on behalf of the seller, Peavey Properties. Easterly Government Properties Inc. purchased the building.

June 13, 2017

Marcus & Millichap Arranges $1.6M Sale of Chick-fil-A Ground Lease in Salina, Kansas

SALINA, KAN. — Marcus & Millichap has arranged the sale of a Chick-fil-A ground lease in Salina, located in central Kansas, for $1.6 million. The 3,000-square-foot property is located at 2245 S. 9th St. The Chick-fil-A was newly constructed in 2016 and features a 15-year ground lease. Craig Fuller, Scott Wiles and Erin E. Patton of Marcus & Millichap marketed the property on behalf of the seller, a New York-based private fund. Adam O'Sullivan, Nathan D. Whalen, Damien Yoder and..

June 12, 2017

A Growing Number of National Retailers Have Wichita on Their Radar Screen

The pace of retail construction remains brisk in Wichita with national retailers showing an increased interest in the market. In the first quarter, developers started construction on nine buildings totaling 112,961 square feet, reports brokerage firm NAI Martens. Completions during the first quarter totaled 117,300 square feet. Notable store openings included Sprouts Farmers Market at Central Avenue and Rock Road; Save-A-Lot grocery store at 1640 S. Broadway; Cavender’s western wear store..

June 1, 2017

UPS, NorthPoint to Develop 197,000 SF Distribution Center in Edgerton, Kansas

EDGERTON, KAN. — United Parcel Service Inc., in collaboration with NorthPoint Development, is developing a 197,000-square-foot distribution center in Logistic Park Kansas City (LPKC) in Edgerton. The facility will include a UPS Customer Center and will dispatch trucks for routes in the area. Missouri-based NorthPoint is the real estate developer for LPKC, a 1,700-acre distribution hub now containing over 10 million square feet of warehouse and distribution space. The new UPS operation will be..

May 26, 2017

KeyBank Arranges $19M Refinancing of Multifamily Property in Overland Park, Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. — KeyBank Real Estate Capital has arranged a $19 million Fannie Mae loan for the refinancing of Plaza at Overland Park in Kansas. The 202-unit multifamily property was built in 1999 and renovated in 2014. Chris Black of KeyBank arranged the 10-year loan, which includes a 30-year amortization schedule. The borrower was not disclosed.

May 23, 2017

Copaken Brooks Begins Development of 500,000 SF Industrial Property in Edgerton, Kansas

EDGERTON, KAN. — Copaken Brooks has begun development of Midwest Gateway, a 500,000-square-foot industrial property near the BNSF intermodal facility in Edgerton. The property will include two speculative buildings of 301,603 square feet and 186,107 square feet. The project is designed to meet the needs of warehouse, distribution and manufacturing users of smaller footprints. The buildings will feature 32-foot clear heights, motion sensor lighting, docks, truck parking and trailer storage...

May 8, 2017

Lane4 Begins Demolition of Former Metcalf South Mall Near Kansas City

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. — Lane4 Property Group has begun the demolition of the vacant Metcalf South Mall in Overland Park. The mall, which opened in 1967, officially closed to the public in September 2014. Early phases of demolition will occur on the interior of the building, making visible demolition on the exterior not likely until next month. The mall is located at located at the southeast corner of 95th Street and Metcalf Avenue. Once the mall has been razed, site work will begin to level..

April 24, 2017

Blueprint Brokers $82M Sale of 18 Skilled Nursing Facilities in the Midwest

CHICAGO — Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors, a Chicago-based brokerage firm, has negotiated the sale of 18 skilled nursing facilities located throughout the Midwest for $82 million. The portfolio included nine properties in Kansas, six in Missouri, two in Iowa and one in Nebraska. The specific names and locations of the properties were not disclosed. The regional portfolio comprises 1,843 total licensed beds and generated approximately $110 million in revenue on a trailing basis at..

April 7, 2017

Payless ShoeSource Files for Bankruptcy, Plans to Close 400 Stores

TOPEKA, KAN. — Payless ShoeSource has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and announced plans to immediately close nearly 400 underperforming stores. The company, which bills itself as the largest specialty family footwear retailer in the Western Hemisphere, currently operates approximately 4,400 stores in more than 30 countries. The shoes and accessory retailer was founded in 1956 in Topeka, Kan. "This is a difficult, but necessary, decision driven by the continued challenges of the retail..

April 5, 2017

ESS, Lane 4 Break Ground on $60M Mixed-Use Development in Edwardsville, Kansas

EDWARDSVILLE, KAN. — Emery Sapp & Sons (ESS) and Lane 4 Property Group have broken ground on the $60 million Village South development in Edwardsville. The 32-acre site is located at the corner of 110th Street and I-70. The mixed-use project will include both a Holiday Inn and La Quinta hotel in addition to a 22,000-square-foot conference center and 17,000 square feet of retail space. Six additional pad sites will be available for retail uses. Minnesota-based Compass Commodity Group III..

March 28, 2017