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OLATHE, KAN. — Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa has opened at 20160 W. 153rd St. in the Kansas City suburb of Olathe. Owned by Lisa and John Paulson, the spa marks the brand’s third location in Kansas. The husband-and-wife team plans to open two more spas in metro Kansas City. The Olathe location offers professional massage services, including Swedish, Himalayan salt, sports, deep tissue, oncology and prenatal. Guests can also enjoy hot stone massages, facials and Neveskin Cryo treatments. All services are performed by experienced estheticians and licensed massage therapists.

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NEW CENTURY, KAN. — CJ Logistics America, a supply chain and technology company, has unveiled plans to build a new cold storage warehouse in New Century, about 30 miles outside of Kansas City. Developed in a joint venture with Yukon Real Estate Partners and BGO, the rail-served project will consist of a 291,000-square-foot warehouse with refrigeration. Completion is slated for the third quarter of 2025. The new warehouse will be attached to Upfield’s production plant through an above-ground conveyor bridge being constructed by Upfield, which is a plant-based food company that produces brands such as Country Crock, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter and Imperial. There will be 100,000 square feet available at the project for other tenants.

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OVERLAND PARK, KAN. — Sierra, an off-price active and outdoor apparel retailer, has opened a 19,374-square-foot store at The Marketplace within Bluhawk, a 277-acre mixed-use development in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park. Sierra is part of the TJ Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods family. Additional recent store openings at the property include Ulta (9,962 square feet), Bath & Body Works (4,651 square feet) and Rack Room Shoes (5,838 square feet). This summer, OHM Fitness will open a 2,106-square-foot studio. Price Brothers is the developer of Bluhawk and AdventHealth Sports Park.

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By Bob Ale-Ebrahim, Occidental Management Wichita has seen significant growth in the commercial real estate market for two years in a row. There have been sizable investments in downtown, new industrial campuses, medical offices and higher education institutions. These projects are spurring strong momentum in downtown Wichita.  Wichita is a thriving hub of social, professional and cultural experiences with 350 new residential units under development with over 120 unique retailers and 4.1 million square feet of occupied office space. Add in the solid job growth, and Wichita continues to show significant signs of a solid and expanding economy.  Projects recently completed include the WSU Tech National Institute for Culinary & Hospitality Education (NICHE), The Hudson St. Francis (event space), The Arcade and the Chester I. Lewis Reflection Square Park. Projects under construction include Hi-Tone Lofts, Sutton Place student housing and the Broadway Plaza AC Marriott Hotel.  Projects in the planning stage are street improvements at Commerce and St. Francis streets, the Wichita Biomedical Campus, Wichita Transit multimodal facility, ballpark/riverfront stadium development, Exploration Place amphitheater and destination playscape, Delano Riverfront Stadium project and the Kingdom Building.  Wichita’s economic development generated more than $418 million in capital investment in 2023 alone. Remarks …

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WICHITA, KAN. — The Annex Group is underway on the development of Union at Purple Heart Trail, a $61 million affordable housing community in Wichita. The property will offer 240 units for households whose income level is at or below 60 percent of the area median income. Completion is slated for early 2026. The project will encompass two four-story buildings surrounded by landscaping and open space. Amenities will include a community center with fitness center, media center, business center, outdoor gazebo, playground, dog park, walking path and picnic areas. Project partners include: HDJ as the architect; Baughman for civil engineering, surveying and planning; Summit LIHTC Consulting; the City of Wichita, which provided incentives and $45.4 million in tax-exempt bonds; and Kansas Housing Resources Corp., which issued the tax credit award. Aegon Asset Management provided $26.8 million in federal tax credit equity and $18.4 million in state tax credit equity, and Bank of America provided $45.5 million in construction financing. Merchants Capital provided $14.4 million for the project.

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SHAWNEE, KAN. — Five Guys will open a 2,300-square-foot restaurant at 10 Quivira Plaza in Shawnee, approximately 10 miles southwest of Kansas City. The location, slated to open in June, marks the 13th restaurant for Five Guys in the Kansas City area. Erin Johnston of Copaken Brooks represented ownership on an internal basis. Five Guys joins other retailers Westlake Hardware, Big Biscuit, Vintage Stock and Price Chopper at the shopping center, which is located on the northwest corner of Shawnee Mission Parkway and Quivira Road.

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LENEXA, KAN. — Copaken Brooks has completed the lease-up of the first phase of Restaurant Row in Lenexa. The latest addition, Zhoug Mediterranean, will open in the final 3,000-square-foot space this fall. Zhoug is a fast-casual restaurant that serves Mediterranean foods. Additional tenants at Phase I of Restaurant Row include Enjoy Pure Food + Drink, Cactus Grill TexMex & Tequila and Tupelo Honey. Erin Johnston of Copaken Brooks represented ownership, while John Nolan and Charlie Lowe of Crossroads Real Estate Group represented Zhoug.

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WATHENA, KAN. — The Boulder Group has arranged the $1.8 million sale of a 10,566-square-foot property occupied by Dollar General in Wathena, a city in northeast Kansas. The net-leased building is located on South Park Street, a main thoroughfare in the city. Randy Blankstein and Jimmy Goodman of Boulder represented the seller, a Dollar General developer. The buyer was an individual completing a 1031 exchange.

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BONNER SPRINGS, KAN. — Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT), through a licensing partnership with Epic Resort Destinations, has unveiled plans for a second Mattel Adventure Park location. The entertainment resort destination will be located in Bonner Springs, Kan., and is set to open in 2026. Construction is expected to begin later this year. Mattel Adventure Park Kansas City will offer the attractions of Mattel Adventure Park Glendale, Ariz., including Hot Wheels roller coasters. Thomas & Friends: World of Sodor will include five family-friendly experiential attractions and rides, including a dedicated indoor play space. The Kansas City park will also be home to the larger-than-life Barbie Beach House. The attraction also includes a Barbie-themed flying theater and The Barbie Rooftop restaurant and bar. There will also be a laser tag arena and a mini golf experience.

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SHAWNEE, KAN. — Diversified Commercial Capital has arranged a $6.6 million acquisition and improvement loan for an 80,403-square-foot property occupied by Rush Funplex in Shawnee. The family entertainment center is located within a multi-tenant retail center along the Shawnee Mission Parkway. Diversified arranged the fixed-rate, five-year loan on behalf of the undisclosed borrower through a regional lender.

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