Kansas City development schemes abound as the nation slouches toward election season recession.
Here's the latest downtown upscale flex
"The proposal calls for two residential buildings, one seven stories, the other 12 stories, totaling 220 units, and a 12-story hotel with 220 rooms to be built at 1650 Broadway. A parking garage would be located beneath one of the buildings"
As always, our blog community notes that if this was such a great idea, developers wouldn't need building exceptions and corporate welfare to accomplish it.
Meanwhile, the cabal of "creative-class" cheerleaders mistakes this kind of speculative real estate gamble as "progress" propped up by and increasingly overburdened tax base.
Developing . . .