Corporate Welfare Downtown Kansas City Convention Hotel Coming Soon?!?!
Based on drawings and promises this project earned $35-MILLION worth of up front financing form KCMO taxpayers. Now construction is moving slower than planned and a glut of local hotels has already been built up in and around the loop. Take a peek:
Jonathan Tisch, who leads the team developing the 800-room Loews convention hotel in Kansas City, says it is on track to open in spring 2020. He's hopeful it is ready in time for the Big 12 basketball tournament.