KAI DESIGN & BUILD NEARS COMPLETION OF $10.5 MILLION COMMUNITY CENTER
KANSAS CITY, MO. — St. Louis-based KAI Design & Build is nearing completion of the Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department’s new Southeast Community Center located in Kansas City. Work on the new Southeast Community Center in Swope Park began in November 2006, and the facility is scheduled to open this month. Amenities at the $10.5 million project include an 11,000-square-foot gym; a natatorium with activity pool, swim spa and therapy pool; a ceramics room; activity rooms for various age groups; multi-purpose meeting rooms; and a lounge with a fireplace. The building was designed to achieve LEED Silver certification. Environmentally friendly features of the property include ground source heat pumps, low-water-use faucets, and a rain garden to filter and recycle storm water runoff. Olathe, Kan.-based Titan Construction served as the general contractor for the project.