COVID Killed Downtown Kansas City Momentum & Data Seyz Recovery Falters

Here's a peek at data exposing a dearth of activity inside the loop and numbers that are far more important than so much local developer & tourist hype.

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"Regionally, two smaller metros fared much better than Kansas City. Omaha came in at No. 11 with 83%, and Wichita landed at No. 15 with 77%. Cities often considered Kansas City’s peers scored better, including Milwaukee, No. 16 with 76%; Pittsburgh, No 28 with 66%; Nashville, No. 29 with 66%; Cincinnati, No. 32 with 63%; Denver, No. 34 with 62%."

Read more about the methodology of this study via link . . .

Study: Kansas City's downtown slow to recover foot traffic post-pandemic - Kansas City Business Journal

Downtown Kansas City landed near the bottom of a study of 63 North American metros' recovery of activity levels since the pandemic.