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  1. Summit Custom Homes acquires third Raymore subdivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Business Journal

    Summit Custom Homes LLC is acquiring more lots in Raymore as it progresses in its mission to develop and build houses on lots it owns. The Lee's Summit-based builder and developer signed a deal Monday to acquire the remaining 78 single-family building lots in Eagle Glen, a 350-lot development south of Missouri Highway 58 and east of Interstate 49 that opened in 2002.

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  2. Entrepreneur: 4 questions to help decide whether to diversifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Business Journal

    Fred Delibero, CEO of Summit Custom Homes, successfully led the leap into new business areas. The experience gave him suggestions to help other entrepreneurs figure out when the time is right to diversify.

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  3. Arizona bank will add loan office in Lee's SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Business Journal

    The expansion at BNC National Bank now has reached the Missouri side of the metro area, with the company planning to open a new mortgage loan production office in September in Lee's Summit. The new office at 600 SW Jefferson St. will be the bank's second in the metro area and its first physical presence in Missouri.

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  4. Arizona bank will add loan office in Lee's SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Business Journal

    The expansion at BNC National Bank now has reached the Missouri side of the metro area, with the company planning to open a new mortgage loan production office in September in Lee's Summit. The new office at 600 SW Jefferson St. will be the bank's second in the metro area and its first physical presence in Missouri.

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  5. Morbid scheme deposits Lee's Summit investment firm owner in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Business Journal

    Lewis McBride, co-owner of Lee's Summit-based investment manager D&D Advisors LLC, was sentenced to three years and four months in federal prison for his role in a scheme that defrauded investors in a portfolio that gambled on the death of terminally ill or elderly people.

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  6. Prosecutors could lose key evidence in lawyer's murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Business Journal

    Prosecutors' case against a Lee's Summit lawyer accused of murdering her father and his girlfriend faces a hangup concerning how authorities obtained the defendant's phone records, The Kansas City Star reports. A judge in the double-murder trial of Susan Van Note delayed jury selection to consider a challenge to the admissibility of cell phone records that established her whereabouts at the time of the crime.

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  7. Hawthorn Bancshares authorizes $2M share repurchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Business Journal

    Hawthorn Bancshares Inc., the holding company for Lee's Summit-based Hawthorn Bank , announced that its board of directors authorized a $2 million share repurchasing program. Management of Hawthorn Bancshares was given discretion over the number of shares and the timing of the purchases.

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  8. LA firm plunks down $37.5M for The Mansion Apartments in IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Business Journal

    The seller was an affiliate of the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association - College Retirement Equities Fund, or TIAA-CREF . Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, a Pittsburgh-based capital markets transaction services firm, marketed the asset on behalf of the seller.

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  9. Wardy marries fashion with technology in entertainment industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Business Journal

    A division of Contra Software LLC is proving you don't have to live on the East or West Coast to capitalize on the fashion industry. Lee's Summit-based Wardy LLC launched its production studio software suite and app for film and TV costume designers in February.

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  10. Lee's Summit mixed-use project gets name, soccer tenantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Business Journal

    The developer of a 100-acre mixed-use project in Lee's Summit has announced a name and a youth sports anchor tenant for the development. Phillip "Flip" Short announced Monday that the project planned for the northwest corner of Interstate 470 and View High Drive will be called Paragon Star.

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  11. OP Regional Medical Center adds cancer centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Business Journal

    As an executive, it's a positive day when there's a grand opening in a facility that you oversee. But as a cancer survivor, having that opening be for a cancer center adds a little extra meaning.

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  12. MC Power opens one solar project, prepares for anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Business Journal

    The Lee's Summit-based engineering and construction company finished a 3.2-megawatt facility in Macon in June and announced that it will break ground on a 3.2-megawatt facility in Trenton. Loren Williamson , senior vice president of project development at MC Power, said the Macon facility has been operational and producing power for about a month.

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  13. Top of the List: Oldest locally based businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Business Journal

    This week, the Kansas City Business Journal ranks the oldest locally based companies by year founded in the Kansas City area. The gallery shows the top 5 on The List.

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  14. Lee's Summit chamber app reaches members on the goRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Business Journal

    Members of the Lee's Summit Chamber of Commerce are connecting with the chamber through events and even a mobile app. Developed by Kansas City-based Moblico, the chamber launched its app about three years ago.

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  15. Shick USA hires CFO with 20 years of local experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Business Journal

    Kansas City-based Shick USA announced that it hired Blake Day , a 20-year financial executive, as its new CFO. Shick USA provides ingredient automation services to food manufacturers across the globe, including chain restaurants and many of the most recognized brands found at grocery stores.

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  16. Retail Roundup: Zona Rosa's new tenants; Bonchon Chicken makes first foray into MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Business Journal

    Bonchon Chicken is making its first foray into the Midwest in Lee's Summit. A menu staple is cooked-to-order Korean-style fried chicken that's twice-fried.

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  17. Will accused killer inherit victim's fortune?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Business Journal

    A jury will decide if a Lee's Summit lawyer is guilty of murder of her father and his girlfriend even as a probate case determines if she's able to inherit his millions, The Kansas City Star reports.

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  18. Newsmaker: KC Transportation Group's George: Cab game 'is so far from over'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Business Journal

    Bill George took a failing business and, along with his father, Bill Sr., built it into a citywide force in for-hire transportation. The CEO of the Kansas City Transportation Group runs a number of top taxi services in the metro area, 10/10 Taxi and Yellow Cab Co., to name a few, and leads a sizable national operation for KCTG owner Transdev.

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  19. Following mistrial, Lee's Summit lawyer has new court dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Business Journal

    The new court date follows a mistrial that a judge declared last week in Laclede County, Mo. The judge cited jurors who began discussing the case with each other during a lunch break as the reason for the mistrial.

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  20. Following mistrial, Lee's Summit lawyer has new court dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Business Journal

    Susan Van Note of Lee's Summit will go to trial on August 17, The Kansas City Star reports.

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