When Bob Langenkamp was approached in 2014 about leading the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, momentum was building for a city on the cusp of a World Series win, economic revitalization and revived civic pride. "It's been a great run," said Langenkamp, reflecting on his tenure as president and CEO of EDCKC.
Saturday, July 06, 2019
Kansas City EDC Power Shift As The Local Luxury Real Estate Bubble Bursts
We notice a lot fewer big money deals inside the loop during this latest selling season. One by one there are fewer cranes in the sky. For a couple of years the Downtown KC market has been saturated with locals attempting to cash out and look for "greater fools" to buy their property . . . Now one of KC's biggest economic incentive agencies changes leadership and offers a hint that the party might be over. Read between the lines amid this otherwise hopeful farewell love letter: