Kansas City Might Be Actively Attempting To Kill The River Market

At least it seems like KCMO is going their very best to chase away low-rent tenants. 

Transit-orientated d-bags imagine that we'll all ride the streetcar down there to pick up groceries despite much more convenient options in Overland Park and on the nicer side of the bridge.

The reality: Small biz tells us that, in no uncertain terms, parking trouble is chasing people away. 

The deeper dive . . . That might be the point. For years city hall and management have been attempting to purge the place of any small biz and working to direct "upscale" development . . . By way of taxpayer subsidy of course. 

And . . . It's working. 

Here's another report worth checking . . .

"Parking in the city market on a busy weekend can be tough enough. But the people that live and work there say a proposed apartment complex to be built in a 160-space parking lot could make it tougher to find a parking spot."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

River Market business owners and patrons weigh in on parking cuts expected with 300-unit apartment building

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A new apartment complex is set to go up in Kansas City's River Market after the projects approval Thursday by the KCMO City Council. Businesses and neighbors say they're happy for development, but parking is one big concern. "It's hectic," Levi Santa-Cruz, a River Market patron said.