Country Club Plaza Wisely Refuses Fight With Kansas City Over 'Affordable' Housing

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Mayor Q pretty much destroyed this entertainment district by choosing protester glory over public safety. Now . . . We witness KCMO officials angling to take more control over what was once the "crown jewel" of this cowtown. 

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Multiple real estate sources have said local developers have pitched new apartments on the former Nordstrom site, but at least one such plan — which would have included a small-format urban Target store — fell through after its prospective builder could not come to terms with the Plaza.

Sources said some Taubman officials have questioned how different arrangements for multifamily redevelopment of its property would fall within its purview as a shopping center real estate investment trust (REIT).

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Onetime Nordstrom site on Country Club Plaza is vacant a year after deal fell through - Kansas City Business Journal

It's been more than a year since Nordstrom confirmed it would not open on the Country Club Plaza. Developers have proposed apartments for the prominent grassy lot but couldn't agree on terms with the shopping center's owners for at least one plan.