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LANE4 Begins Development of Two Senior Living Communities in Metro Kansas City

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. AND BLUE SPRINGS, MO. — LANE4 Property Group has begun development of two senior living communities in metro Kanas City. Both facilities, expected to open in summer 2020, will be branded as Novel Place. One property will be situated at 95th Street and Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park, while the other will be located at Highway 40 and Highway 7 in Blue Springs. Each location will include 134 independent living units across three stories. Community amenities will include …

Jones Development Acquires 311,100 SF Manufacturing Facility in Kansas

NEW CENTURY, KAN. — Sumner Investment LLC, a local partnership arranged by Jones Development, has acquired a 311,100-square-foot distribution and manufacturing facility in New Century within Johnson County. The purchase price was not disclosed. The building is situated on 17.7 acres in the New Century AirCenter near I-35. The facility features clear heights ranging from 22 to 26 feet, 12,000 square feet of office space, 36 dock doors, six drive-in doors and 95 trailer parking stalls. The …

Joint Venture Buys 398-Room Marriott Hotel in Overland Park, Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. — A joint venture between Wexford Lodging Advisors and Trinity Private Equity Group has purchased the 398-room Marriott Kansas City Overland Park. The purchase price was not disclosed. The joint venture plans to invest approximately $17 million to upgrade the hotel’s guest rooms and public spaces. Davidson Hotels and Resorts will operate the hotel. In addition to a renovation of the meeting space and lobby, plans call for the addition of Marriott’s M Club concierge …

NKF Brokers Sale of Towne West Square Regional Mall in Wichita, Kansas for $14M

WICHITA, KAN. — Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has brokered the sale of Towne West Square in Wichita for $14 million. The regional mall spans nearly 900,000 square feet and is situated on 46 acres at 4600 W. Kellogg Drive. It opened in 1980. Anchor tenants include Dick’s Sporting Goods, Dillard’s Clearance Center, JC Penney and Regal Cinemas. Shopping mall investment company Kohan Retail Investment Group purchased the asset. Kohan focuses on distressed properties with value-add opportunities. …

Opus Begins Construction on Three-Story Student Housing Community Near University of Kansas

LAWRENCE, KAN. — The Opus Group has begun construction on a new three-story student housing community near the University of Kansas. The project will include 120 units accommodating 312 residents as well as 8,200 square feet of retail space. The development is the first in Lawrence to use the new Smart Code portion of the city’s zoning code, requiring the project to incorporate more civic space and encourage less automobile usage. Residents will be able to take public transportation from a …

Occidental Management Closes on Acquisition of 190-Acre Sprint Headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. — Occidental Management Inc. has closed on its previously announced acquisition of the 20-building, 190-acre Sprint headquarters campus in Overland Park. The purchase price was not disclosed, but the campus is valued at more than $342 million, according to the Johnson County Appraiser. The deal includes a sale-leaseback agreement with Sprint Corp., which will occupy the buildings primarily in the southern portion of the property. The first buildings opened in 1997 …

Skyline, ND Consulting Acquire Multifamily Property in Kansas City, Kansas for $8.9M

KANSAS CITY, KAN. — Skyline LLC and ND Consulting have acquired Silver City Apartments in Kansas City for $8.9 million. Originally built in the 1970s, the 160-unit property underwent a tax credit renovation in the mid-1990s. Dan Piatkowski of Affordable Housing Investment Brokerage Inc. brokered the transaction. Commercial Group, a Topeka, Kan.-based owner and operator, sold the asset. The buyers were interested in the HAP contract in place at the property and plan to expedite renovations …

NorthMarq Arranges Sale of Three Multifamily Properties in Topeka, Kansas

TOPEKA, KAN. — NorthMarq has arranged the sale of three multifamily properties totaling 216 units in Topeka for an undisclosed price. The properties include the 117-unit Shawnee Lake, the 65-unit Wanamaker View, and the 34-unit Brentwood Apartments. Jeff Lamott of NorthMarq arranged the sale on behalf of both parties. Orozco Capital Trust sold the assets to Vertex Investments. Built in the 1990s, the Class B properties are nearly fully

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. …

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