Former Kiewit offices
Players: Kansas City-based Block Real Estate Services LLC, developer & NSPJ Architects, architect
Description: Block plans to transform a five-story, 150,000-square-foot office building, previously home to Omaha-based engineering firm Kiewit Corp., near 95th Street and Renner, into a 319-apartment, mixed-use complex. It will include about 10,221 square feet of ground-floor office and retail and 80 apartments on the upper four floors
To the west of the former Kiewit building, Block plans to build a five-story, 239-apartment complex in a 353,744-square-foot building.
The Vista (Vista Village and Vista Ridge)
Players: West Star Development, developer. Vista Village team includes NSPJ Architects, architect; Payne & Brockway PA, civil engineer. Vista Ridge team includes Overland Park-based Davidson Architecture + Engineering.
Description: The $43 million,15-acre Vista Ridge at the northeast corner of K-10 and Ridgeview will offer quick-service restaurant, retail, medical and hospitality tenants. Construction on the first five of eight buildings will be completed by the first quarter.
The $120 million, 47-acre Vista Village at the southeast corner of Prairie Star Parkway and Ridgeview will include five retail buildings and two restaurants on the west side and a plaza amenity at the intersection. On the east side of the project, 122 townhomes (447 Vista Village on 24 acres) will be divided among 25 buildings in clusters of two, four, five and six units, plus a parking garage and a 6,600-square-foot retail building. Near the center of the site will be 260 apartments (CityScape Vista Village) and an amphitheater. Construction on the plaza area and the 260 apartments will be completed by April.
Read more here: Kansas City Business Journal