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  1. Apartment boom ripples to 162nd Street in OPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Business Journal

    Apartment construction continues at a brisk pace throughout the metro - even on the suburban fringe.

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  2. OP re-evaluates TIF policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Business Journal

    After a slew of requests for tax increment financing, the Overland Park City Council decided it was time to create a comprehensive TIF policy.

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  3. Report: Eastside Twin Peaks to reopen under new ownershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | Business Journal

    Overland Park -based KC Lodge Ventures is buying the restaurant's franchises in Wichita and is finalizing the purchase, the Wichita Eagle is reporting .

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  4. Wichita State bolsters legal teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Business Journal

    The university on Monday announced the appointments of Stacia Boden and Molly Gordon as associate general counsel and assistant general counsel, respectively. Adding these two positions will allow WSU to bring legal services in house that had previously been outsourced, university leaders say.

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  5. Exclusive: Sprint rolls out phone delivery service in PhoenixRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | Business Journal

    New or current Sprint customers in the metro Phoenix area can arrange free appointments for a Sprint cellphone expert to come and deliver a new phone, set it up and transfer data from their old phone. Sprint is the first mobile carrier to bring this experience to a customer's home, office or other location of their choosing, said Todd Ezrailson , a Sprint marketing manager based in Chandler.

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  6. Gift from developer's employees leads to fire, lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | Business Journal

    Jason Townsend , owner of high-end real estate development firm Townsend Inc., is in the midst of a legal battle over a fire caused by a submersible aquarium tank heater that was part of a gift from company employees. The aquarium tank heater caused a fire in his Overland Park office at 12635 Hemlock St. on June 30, 2013, causing over $200,000 in damage to his personal property, equipment, media and valuable business papers.

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  7. Lane4 wins approval for Red Bridge Shopping Center abatementRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | Business Journal

    During Thursday's monthly meeting of Kansas City's Planned Industrial Expansion Authority board, the body voted unanimously to approve a 19-year property tax abatement for Lane4's $13.25 million plan to revitalize the 145,000-square-foot Red Bridge Shopping Center at Red Bridge and Holmes roads. In addition to winning the PIEA board's support, the Red Bridge project was supported Thursday by about 25 neighboring residents who attended the meeting.

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  8. Kroenke Group pulls plug on $320M Kansas City developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | Business Journal

    The Kroenke Group and Lane4 Property Group Inc. have withdrawn their proposal for a $320 million mixed-use redevelopment in the Kansas City area. The developers released a statement indicating that they are "regretfully withdrawing their Central Square plans from consideration by the City of Overland Park."

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  9. Developers pull plug on $320M Central Square planRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | Business Journal

    Lane4 Property Group Inc. and The Kroenke Group have released a statement indicating that they are "regretfully withdrawing their Central Square plans from consideration by the City of Overland Park."

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  10. With an eye toward downtown growth, OP advances The VueRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2015 | Business Journal

    The Overland Park City Council on Monday voted 11-0 to advance incentives for The Vue, a $39 million apartment-over-retail project that Hunt Midwest Enterprises is proposing in downtown Overland Park. Specifically, the council voted to create a tax increment financing redevelopment district that includes the 3.6-acre project site at the southeast corner of 80th and Marty streets.

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  11. Great Southern Bank sets up regional headquarters in OPRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | Business Journal

    After a multimillion-dollar investment in a building at 11050 Roe Ave. in Overland Park, Great Southern Bank has a new regional headquarters in the Kansas City area. Henry Heimsoth , Kansas City regional president for Great Southern Bank, said he searched for 10 years to find just the right building, so it's exciting to see everything finally coming together.

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  12. Developers of $320M Central Square urged to think outside the big boxRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 | Business Journal

    The developers of Central Square, the proposed $320 million mixed-use redevelopment of the shuttered Metcalf South and 95 West shopping centers, defended a 177,000-square-foot big-box anchor store planned for the project as a necessary evil.

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  13. Sprint rolls out 'Direct 2 You' service in AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 | Business Journal

    Sprint Corp. launched its Direct 2 You service in the metro Atlanta area as well as Marietta, Conyers, Decatur, Roswell, Stockbridge and Lawrenceville, Ga. The Overland Park, Kan.-based telecommunications holding company reported through the service, a Sprint employee will help the company's customers set up a Sprint mobile device and transfer any contents to the new phone.

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  14. Wichita's Building Controls to open in Kansas City locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | Business Journal

    Building Controls and Services Inc. is opening a new location on the Missouri side of Kansas City, with the new office expected to be fully up and running later this month.

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  15. OP staff recommends rezoning denial for $320M Central Square planRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | Business Journal

    A rezoning request for Central Square, the proposed $320 million redevelopment of the shuttered Metcalf South and 95 West shopping centers, heads to the Overland Park Planning Commission Monday with a staff recommendation for denial. The recommendation focuses on a proposed 177,000-square-foot big-box retail store on the south, or Metcalf South, side of the 68-acre project.

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  16. Shawnee Mission Health plans six new urgent care centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 | Business Journal

    Shawnee Mission Health has partnered with Centra Care to create a new network of urgent care centers.

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  17. Sprint slips to No. 4 despite positive subscriber newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | Business Journal

    Sprint Corp. dropped below rival T-Mobile US Inc. and now ranks No. 4 among the leading wireless carriers, despite significant network improvements and the best churn rate in its history Sprint ended the first quarter of its fiscal year with 57.7 million subscribers.

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  18. Office space up in KC, but demand remains strongRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Business Journal

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  19. Cover Story: Fast-growing Dallas firm takes pain out of the equationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Business Journal

    With high-end amenities, Cobalt Medical's new rehab centers prioritize patient comfort to help the healing process - a niche strategy formed by the company's stable of veteran health care executives. Through decades of working behind the scenes in the health care industry, Richard Fiske has repeatedly witnessed the power of healing.

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  20. Babson Capital helps Hugh McColl's Falfurrias with investment in marketing-services companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Business Journal

    Babson announced today that the firm provided subordinated debt and made an equity co-investment to support Charlotte-based Falfurrias' investment in GlynnDevins , a marketing-services provider for senior-living and senior-care communities across the country. "As more and more baby boomers reach their golden years, GlynnDevins is exceptionally well positioned to capitalize on the expected growth in senior-care facilities across the U.S.," said Falfurrias co-founder Marc Oken .

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