TTEC Holdings Joins Tenant Lineup at Aspiria Office Campus in Overland Park

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. — Global technology company TTEC Holdings is the newest tenant at the Aspiria corporate campus in Overland Park. With over 50,000 employees across the globe, TTEC is looking to bring more than 400 jobs to metro Kansas City. The company will occupy nearly 20,000 square feet at Aspiria, the former Sprint world headquarters campus that is now owned by Occidental Management. TTEC worked with the Kansas City Area Development Council, Overland Park Chamber of Commerce, Kansas …

First Federal Bank of Kansas City Relocates Headquarters to Park Place in Leawood

LEAWOOD, KAN. — First Federal Bank of Kansas City has relocated its headquarters to Park Place in Leawood. The bank, which is relocating from 6900 Executive Drive in Kansas City, will occupy 24,146 square feet. Jim Gates and Adam Tilton of JLL represented the tenant in the lease transaction. Most of the staff will have the option to work from home, but the new headquarters will feature a number of amenities for employees who choose to work in the new space, according to JLL. Helix …

Blackstone Agrees to Acquire Data Center Giant QTS Realty Trust in $10B Deal

NEW YORK CITY AND OVERLAND PARK, KAN. — Blackstone (NYSE: BX) has entered into a definitive acquisition agreement with QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), a data center real estate investment trust, in an all-cash transaction valued at $10 billion. Upon completion of the transaction, the parties expect that QTS will continue to be led by its senior management team and maintain its corporate headquarters in Overland Park.QTS has a diverse footprint spanning more than 7 million square feet of …

OneDigital to Relocate Office to Overland Park, Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. — OneDigital, a health, retirement and human resources advisory firm, has leased 16,925 square feet at CityPlace Corporate Center I in Overland Park. The firm will relocate and expand its retirement and wealth national headquarters beginning in November. The office property is located at 11101 Switzer Road. Anné Erickson and R.J. Trowbridge of JLL represented OneDigital in the lease transaction. Hunter Johnson and Andrew Block of Block Real Estate Services represented the …

Seven Retailers Join Tenant Lineup at Park Place Village in Leawood, Kansas

LEAWOOD, KAN. — Seven retailers have joined the tenant lineup at Park Place Village, a 484,002-square-foot office and retail property in Leawood. The new tenants include day spa MassageLuXe, local Italian restaurant Plate, Thai restaurant Bamboo Penny’s, ice cream shop Ice Cream Bae, island-themed coffee shop and bar Outta the Blue, menswear company Moda Domani and custom-designed jeweler Moshiri Jewelry.  Matt Rau of CBRE represented the owner, KBS, in the seven lease transactions, which …

Torch.AI to Expand Operations in Metro Kansas City, Create Nearly 500 Jobs

LEAWOOD, KAN. — Torch.AI, a global artificial intelligence firm, has unveiled plans to expand its operations in Leawood and create nearly 500 full-time jobs over five years as part of a $27 million tax incentive package awarded by the Kansas Department of Commerce. The firm plans to hire more than 100 new professionals this year alone. Torch.AI is also making a significant capital investment in collaborative workspaces for its employees. The announcement comes on the heels of Torch.AI’s $30 …

29th Street Capital Acquires 280-Unit Apartment Community in Overland Park, Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. — 29th Street Capital (29SC) has acquired 79 Metcalf Apartments in Overland Park for an undisclosed price. The purchase marks the firm’s first multifamily acquisition in the Kansas City metro area. Built in 1984, 79 Metcalf Apartments is a 280-unit, Class C community. 29SC plans to fully renovate all units, enhance amenities and install new exterior siding. Haven Residential, 29SC’s in-house property management service, will oversee management and leasing. The seller …

Made in KC Leases 8,166 SF at Lenexa City Center in Kansas

LENEXA, KAN. — Made in KC has leased 8,166 square feet at The District at Lenexa City Center in Kansas. Launched in 2015, Made in KC provides local Kansas City artists a platform to reach customers across the metro area. The store features work from more than 300 local artists, designers and makers, including apparel, artwork, home and goods, accessories and culinary products. The new store, located on the first floor of Penn I, will be similar to the retailer’s Kansas City location. Erin …

Sealy & Co. Acquires 210,500 SF Lone Elm Commerce Center in Olathe, Kansas

OLATHE, KAN. — Sealy & Co. has acquired Lone Elm Commerce Center, a 210,500-square-foot industrial facility in Olathe. The purchase price was undisclosed. Situated on 12 acres, the property features office space, expansive parking, loading docks, outdoor storage and a rooftop. Mark Long and John Hassler of Newmark Zimmer brokered the sale. Heise-Meyer LLC in partnership with Odyssey Real Estate Capital developed the building, which is currently 50 percent leased. Newmark Zimmer will …

SparrowHawk Acquires Four-Building College and Renner Business Center in Lenexa, Kansas

LENEXA, KAN. — Houston-based SparrowHawk LLC has acquired College and Renner Business Center in Lenexa for an undisclosed price. The 226,009-square-foot light industrial portfolio consists of four buildings ranging in size from 44,700 to 76,200 square feet. There are also 13 additional acres of developable land that SparrowHawk can utilize to expand the business center. At acquisition, the property was 91 percent leased to tenants such as GEICO, CVS Caremark, Mortgage Residential Center, SAFC …

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