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Hail damage attracts construction companies

The recent storms that caused widespread hail damage in Olathe, Kansas and Lee’s Summit, Missouri have attracted many companies to temporarily open locations in the Kansas City area. The storms produced hail that were as big as golf balls and … Continue reading

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Prime Grandview Retail Spot available for sale

Great Retail spot for sale with excellent visibility to 71 Highway which carries about 70,000 vehicles per day.  Sign is easily visible from Highway and frontage road.  Over 3,000 square feet and 26 parking spots to get your business rocking!  … Continue reading

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Borders to close another Kansas City store

As mentioned in a previous post, as of March 14th, Borders only planned on closing 1 of the 5 Kansas City area stores. On March 18th, they announced that they would be closing the store at 9108 Metcalf Ave. in … Continue reading

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Tax Relief

Normally if a borrower is foreclosed upon or a loan is modified due to a possible foreclosure, that reduction in debt is considered income and is taxable. Thanks to the Mortgage Forgiveness Act of 2007, that income is not taxable. … Continue reading

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Borders to close 20-75 additional stores

Mike Edwards, Borders President, announced that it is exploring closing 75 additional stores. Depending on the success of negotiations with landlords, the number may be closer to 20 to 25 closings. They intend to announce the details in early April. … Continue reading

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Grandview, Missouri population declines 1.6%

The 2010 US Census data shows the population declined from 24,881 people in 2000 to 24,475 people in 2010, a decrease of 1.6%. This should have little impact on the Grandview Commercial Real Estate market.

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Belton, Missouri population grows 6%

The 2010 US Census data shows the population grew from 21,730 people in 2000 to 23,116 people in 2010, an increase of 6% This is good news for the Belton Commercial Real Estate market.

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Lee’s Summit, Missouri Population grows 29%

The 2010 US Census data shows the population grew from 70,700 people in 2000 to 91,364 people in 2010, an increase of 29% This is great news for the Lee’s Summit Commercial Real Estate market.

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Raymore, Missouri Population increases by 72%

The 2010 US Census data shows the population grew from 11,146 people in 2000 to 19,206 people in 2010, an increase of 72% This is great news for the Raymore Commercial Real Estate market.

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Consumer Confidence Index improves again!

Consumers feel that the economy is improving. That should lead to more spending, which will lead to an improved Kansas City Commercial Real Estate market. Says Lynn Franco, Director of The Conference Board Consumer Research Center: “The Consumer Confidence Index … Continue reading

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