Business news

Wyandotte County officials pin hopes on additional single-family homes
February 27, 2013
New apartment complexes may be popping up quickly in the next year, but the Unified Government is hoping housing across the county begins to grow at the same rate.
Area’s retail development spurs construction of apartment complexes
February 27, 2013
Guy Tiner, a Wyandotte County residential developer, is preparing to build a 248-unit, gated apartment complex sometime in the next year — one of several apartment developments in the works in western Wyandotte County.
Recreational opportunities abound in Wyandotte County
February 27, 2013
The water boils — and, in winter, little icebergs crash — at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers at Kaw Point Park.
Improvements planned for highways, bus routes throughout county
February 27, 2013
Improving transportation for drivers and transit riders has been a priority for Wyandotte County over the last year. With a new bus route and work about to begin at Kansas Highway 7 and U.S. Interstate 70, transportation officials are hoping residents find it easier to get where they’re going.
Shopping opportunities now include Sam’s Club
February 27, 2013
The fate of the Legend Outlets shopping area is still unknown in 2013, but 2012 was still a year of new stores and restaurants for the popular destination.
KCKCC, Providence among those offering healthcare opportunities
February 27, 2013
Training and job opportunities in the healthcare field abound in and around Wyandotte County.
Google Fiber attracting startups, creating nationwide buzz
February 27, 2013
If you want to know why Google Fiber is such a big deal, talk to Matthew Marcus.
Cerner’s move will impact all facets of business in Legends/West Village
February 27, 2013
Cerner Corporation has already changed the skyline of western Wyandotte County with the first of the twin nine-story towers rushing toward completion on its State Avenue campus. But area business leaders say the project has the potential to make greater changes to the county’s landscape and economy.
Casino revenues dip, but officials plan for growth
February 27, 2013
The Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway may have gotten a slow start, but casino officials say they are right where they want to be.
Snow won’t stop 13th annual Marble Crazy, say organizers
February 27, 2013
The snow won’t stop Marble Crazy. Moon Marble Co. will have its 13th annual Marble Crazy Friday and Saturday this weekend.
Care agency buoyed by community support
February 20, 2013
At Advocacy First, Tamera and Patrick Paine’s mission is to better the lives of the developmentally disabled clients they serve.
Salon, coffee, cupcakes come to downtown Bonner Springs
February 6, 2013
In the past month, Downtown Bonner Springs has welcomed two new, neighboring businesses, with the second opening just this week.
Chamber to sponsor mayoral candidate forum Monday
February 6, 2013
In preparation of the upcoming mayoral primary election Feb. 26, the Basehor Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate forum at 6:30 p.m. Monday. The forum will take place in the Basehor-Linwood High School Auditorium.
SERC brings physical therapy to Bonner
January 30, 2013
Thanks to a new Bonner Springs business, area residents no longer have to drive elsewhere in the metro for physical therapy.