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Lane4 Breaks Ground on Two Senior Living Communities

  LANE4 Property Group began construction on two sites within the Kansas City metro for its newest independent senior living development concept, Novel Place. The facilities are located at 95th and Metcalf in Overland Park, and Hwy 40 and Hwy 7 in Blue Springs. “Novel Place is setting a new standard for affordable, yet convenient, …

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The Children’s Place Collaborating with Sesame Street

On Sesame Street, the Neighborhood Adds a Foster Home July 8, 2019 Kim Phagan-Hansel Elmo introduces the new Sesame Street character, Karli, a muppet in foster care, during May. Photo: Sesame Workshop-Zack Hyman There’s a new kid on the Sesame Street block, and her story centers around foster care. Karli was introduced during National Foster …

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McQueeny Lock Building Reopens Its Doors With Three New Tenants

Many Kansas Citians are familiar with the iconic McQueeny Lock building in the West Crossroads. Visible from northbound commuters on I-35, the structure is recognizable by its two unique sculptures, representing Biology and Chemistry, gracing the front entry. It was many years later, when the property became available on the market, that three local contracting …

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Second Finalist Selected in Coolest Office Spaces Contest

Centric, a Kansas City-based construction company won the second division of the Kansas City Business Journal‘s Coolest Office Spaces contest. Launched in 2018, Richard Wetzel and Steve Swanson are the firm’s partners. Here are some fast facts about the Centric office: Located at 520 W. Pennway St. in Kansas City, Centric’s offices occupy 10,000 square feet on the first floor …

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Coolest Office Spaces 2nd Place: Centric

When Centric started in 2010, its office space consisted of a table in the middle of a room. As the company grew, so did the table. Partner Richard Wetzel said the construction company’s new 10,000-square-foot office “kept the exact same feel and culture of that table.” The office, on the first floor of the former McQueeny Lock …

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