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Building KC


Big Projects Build Up Small Business

Development is booming in Kansas City. Big projects currently under way include construction of a new downtown convention center hotel, redevelopment of Kemper Arena in the West Bottoms and construction of a single-terminal facility at Kansas City International Airport. (more…)

Small Businesses Give North Kansas City Unique Flair: ‘Northtown is Definitely Becoming a Destination’

North Kansas City, Mo., covers less than five square miles on the metro map, but roughly 900 businesses operate within its modest boundaries. More than 25,000 workers—more than five times the number of residents—come here daily, and a growing number of consumers are flocking to the city’s breweries, restaurants, shops and unique entertainment options. (more…)

Construction at a Crossroads

Contractors nationwide are experiencing a shortage of skilled labor in construction, according to a recent survey. Those same  contractors expect strong demand for construction services in the next 12 to 24 months—setting the industry up for a potential bottleneck. (more…)


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