Category Archives: Construction & Real Estate

BRES investing in new Kansas City-area spec building.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Block Real Estate Services (BRES) is investing in a new spec facility in the Kansas City area at the Lenexa Logistics Centre North in Lenexa, Kansas. The 635,800-square-foot building is one of two that the company is planing at the f ...

Fenton Logistics Park rolling jobs into Fenton.

FENTON, Mo. — A new business park, the Fenton Logistics Park, is being built in Fenton. The 295-acre park is expected to produce almost 3,000 jobs as well as 500 to 750 construction jobs. Fenton Logistics Park is being built at the site of a former Chr ...

MFA Oil Business Support Center opening in Moberly.

MOBERLY, Mo. — MFA Oil’s Business Support Center is opening in the Moberly Area Industrial Park in Moberly. The facility, which will create more than 70 jobs, will be officially dedicated on Dec. 4 along with the new road that services current and f ...

Commonwealth Inc. moving into Kansas City.

KANSAS CITY, MO. — Public and contract warehousing and logistics provider Commonwealth Inc. is opening a new facility in Kansas City. The company is investing $3.5 million in the project, which will create up to 20 jobs at full capacity. Commonwealth, ...

MMC Contractors building employment in Kansas City.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mechanical contractor MMC Contractors is expanding its operations in Kansas City. The company is investing $3.25 million in the expansion, which will create 42 jobs. MMC, which was established in 1932, will spend $3 million to add on ...

Black & McDonald expanding in Kansas City.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Electrical contracting and engineering firm Black & McDonald is expanding its U.S. headquarters in Kansas City. The company will expand into a recently purchased, 25,000-square-foot facility adjacent to its current headquarters. ...

A. Zahner fabricating expansion in Kansas City.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Engineering and fabrication firm A. Zahner Co. is building a new headquarters in Kansas City. Though no job numbers were given, the company expects to add positions in engineering and design once the new facility is completed. A. Za ...

Hunt Midwest Business Center growing in Kansas City.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Commercial real estate company Hunt Midwest Enterprises has opened a 126-acre expansion at its Hunt Midwest Business Center (HMBC) in Kansas City. The company cited increased demand in the automotive supply, e-commerce and data ...

Coreslab Missouri casting more jobs in Marshall.

MARSHALL, Mo. — Pre-cast and pre-stressed concrete manufacturer Coreslab Missouri is expanding its operations in Marshall. The company, which is expanding to allow more space for production and storage, is also creating more than 60 jobs. “The opportu ...

Daily’s Premium Meats breaking ground in St. Joseph.

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Construction has begun on Daily’s Premium Meats‘ new facility in St. Joseph. The meat processing company announced plans for the new, 100,000-square-foot facility in March. Daily’s expects to hire 212 employees during the f ...

Job growth fueling Kansas City construction spree.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Thanks to an increase of more than 10,000 jobs in Kansas City in the last year, several new office projects are on the way across KC. The projects include a proposed 25-story development just north of the Spirit Center on Grand Bou ...