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Brinkmann Constructors Breaks Ground on 100-Room, Dual-Branded Hotel in North Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, KAN. — Brinkmann Constructors has broken ground on a new dual-branded hotel in north Kansas City. The hotel will feature the brands Aloft and Element, both of which are owned by Starwood. KMG Hotels is developing the 135,000-square-foot project, which will consist of approximately 100 rooms connected to a 15,000-square-foot convention center. The project is within the One North development. Completion is slated for September 2020. US Bank is providing financing. Hoefer Wysocki is …

Hunt Midwest, Principal Senior Living Group Open Assisted Living Community in Olathe, Kansas

OLATHE, KAN. — Hunt Midwest, in partnership with Senior Living Group, has opened Benton House of Olathe, an assisted living and memory care community in Olathe. This is the partnership’s ninth Benton House community in metro Kansas City. Benton House of Olathe features 55 studio and one-bedroom units. The single-story, 52,000-square-foot building is situated on 4.4 acres. The Beacon Neighborhood is a secured area dedicated to residents in need of additional memory care services and support. …

Increased Development Brings New Life to Wichita’s Core

Like many U.S. cities, Wichita’s downtown has experienced an unprecedented revitalization in recent years, with new development and the reimagining of older structures. Growth in the core is not slowing anytime soon if current projects under construction or on the drawing board are any indication. A number of projects, revolving around a new baseball stadium, are poised to inject new life into the historic Delano District. Plans for a new performing arts center are under discussion, and …

Colliers Brokers Sale of 26,800 SF Industrial Building in Lenexa, Kansas

LENEXA, KAN. — Colliers International has brokered the sale of a 26,800-square-foot industrial building in Lenexa for an undisclosed price. The property is located at 9641 Lackman Road. Tom Haverty of Colliers represented the seller, Compass Properties LLC. John Stafford of Colliers represented the buyer, RMS Real Estate

Tutera Underway on $1.5M Renovation of Senior Living Community in Overland Park, Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. — Tutera Senior Living & Health Care is underway on a $1.5 million renovation of its senior living community in Overland Park known as The Atriums. This month, Tutera expects to complete Phase I of the project, which includes renovation of the first-floor common living areas. Tutera will also begin Phase II, an expected $1 million remodel of the property’s 203 units. Amenities within the 50,000-square-foot common living area include a dining area, pub, billiards …

Hotworx to Open Two Fitness Studios in Metro Kansas City

LEE’S SUMMIT, MO. AND SHAWNEE, KAN. — Hotworx, a high intensity isometric fitness concept, has signed two long-term leases in Lee’s Summit, Mo., and Shawnee, Kan. The Lee’s Summit location will be located at 1309 NE Douglas St. and span 1,900 square feet. The studio is slated to open this summer. In Shawnee, Hotworx will occupy a 2,000-square-foot space in a Bank of America-anchored strip center. The location is also expected to open this summer. Bill Maas and Daniel Brocato of Block …

Momentum Grows in Topeka Via Holistic Economic Development Plan

A renaissance is underway in Topeka, Kansas, with undeniable momentum as new commercial, industrial and residential developments emerge citywide. The year 2015 was pivotal with a $9.4 million public-private investment in infrastructure and amenities along Kansas Avenue downtown. Local investors have purchased more than 25 buildings on the avenue for gradual restoration into thriving businesses like Iron Rail Brewing, The Pennant, Cyrus Hotel and Kansas Avenue Lofts. [caption …

Block & Co. Negotiates Sale of Development Site in Lawrence, Kansas

LAWRENCE, KAN. — Block & Co. Inc. Realtors has negotiated the sale of a nearly one-acre development site in Lawrence. The property is located at 5100 Congressional Circle. The buyer, Sanders LP, plans to begin construction this summer on a 9,000-square-foot building. A local dental practice will anchor the development, leaving 4,000 square feet of additional space for lease. Completion is slated for the first quarter of 2020. Shawn Stuckey of Block represented the buyer in the sale. The …

Pediatric Associates to Open 7,430 SF Practice in Overland Park, Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. — Pediatric Associates has signed a lease to open a 7,430-square-foot practice at AdventHealth South Overland Park. The practice, which provides comprehensive pediatric care for all childhood health issues, will be located on the third floor. Construction within the space is expected to start later this month with completion slated for the fall. Mark McConahay of Block & Co. Inc. represented Pediatric Associates in the lease transaction. Molly Crawford Munninghoff …

Cushman & Wakefield Negotiates Sale of 888-Bed Student Housing Community Near University of Kansas

LAWRENCE, KAN. — Cushman & Wakefield has negotiated the sale of The Connection at Lawrence, an 888-bed student housing community located near the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence. Travis Prince, Victoria Marks, Gib Kerr and Jeffrey Bentz of Cushman & Wakefield represented the unnamed seller in the transaction. University Partners acquired the property for an undisclosed price. The Connection at Lawrence was built in 2010 and features 14 three-story buildings offering one-, …

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