Past Issues

Vol. 27 Issue 5


Simplified Lending

The process for originating multifamily loans was long overdue for an overhaul. Loans for multifamily properties, such as an apartment building, involve hundreds of documents that require input from numerous parties in government and banking. (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…)

‘Ban the Box’ Expands in Kansas City, Mo.

By now, you’ve probably heard of “ban the box.”

The legislative movement aims to increase the opportunities for gainful employment in candidates with criminal histories by banning the checkbox commonly found on job applications that asks, “Have you ever been convicted of a crime?” (more…)


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