TKC BREAKING NEWS MUST SEE!!! HEY, ANYBODY WANNA BUY THE KANSAS CITY STAR BUILDING NOW FOR ONLINE SALE?!?
Tonight our KICK-ASS TKC BLOG COMMUNITY hits with HARD NEWS of an EPIC DEAD TREE MEDIA REAL ESTATE DEAL that should resonate throughout the world of journalism.
To wit . . .
CHECK THIS WEBSITE OFFERING KANSAS CITY STAR BUILDING FOR SALE WITH AN ASKING PRICE OF A PALTRY $46 MILLION!!!
Take a peek . . .
More news about the listing of the so-called "Crystal Casket" for journalism . . .
We are pleased to offer for sale a portfolio of commercial real estate assets which make up the administrative and production facilities of the Kansas City Star newspaper.
The properties are on three parcels totaling 8.3 acres, with building improvements totaling 650,176 square feet. The offering is divisible.
The properties are owned by a wholly-owned subsidiary of The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI), a media company that operates 29 daily newspapers in 28 markets and
numerous digital media entities including websites, mobile apps, mobile news and advertising services, niche publications, direct marketing and direct mail services, and nondaily community newspapers. It owns 15.0% of CareerBuilder, LLC, which operates job-search website, CareerBuilder.com. The McClatchy Company was founded in 1857 and is headquartered in Sacramento, California.
Concurrently with closing, The McClatchy Company will execute a 15-year NNN lease.
The properties in the portfolio consist of office buildings, production facilities, warehouse and distribution facilities, parking lots, and fleet maintenance facilities . . .
We've confirmed this sale with people much smarter than TKC and loopnet is a pretty decent source with a West Coast real estate agent listed who has ties with parent Company McClatchy . . .
And so . . .
I've got a few bucks to kick in so anybody who wants to buy this thing with TKC . . . Send an e-mail.
However, just a bit of Sunday night contemplation . . .
THIS EPIC KANSAS CITY STAR LISTING SIGNALS THE END FOR THIS DEAD TREE MEDIA INSTITUTION BUILDING NOW ON THE INTERNETS AUCTION BLOCK!!!
Like it or not, this is BIG NEWS that we're going to savor considering that this institution has done its best to suppress local citizen media and DEMOCRATIC community based coverage of Kansas City.
No updates till late Monday morning . . . In the meantime, tell us what you think about the future of this newspaper which the Internets seyz is giving up OWNERSHIP of its posh downtown digs.
You decide . . .