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The Latest News from Port KC

Star Wars fans attempt world record to benefit charity

Thousands of Sith Lords, Jedi Knights, Ewoks and humans filled Berkley Riverfront on May 6, 2017. They were all gathered to achieve a common goal– to set the Guinness World Record for largest lightsaber battle in the galaxy at an event called “Battle 4 KC.” Each ticket holder was given an official, custom lightsaber. Many … Continued

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Team selected to study Streetcar expansion and multi-modal connections to Berkley Riverfront

Streetcar service to a newly developed riverfront? Bus routes and bike lanes connecting downtown to Berkley Riverfront Park? This could be our future. The KC Streetcar Authority (KCSA), in coordination with Port KC and the KCATA, selected the team led by Burns and McDonnell to conduct a Streetcar Riverfront Extension and Multi-Modal Feasibility Study to … Continued

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Ground Breaking of Union | Berkley Riverfront Park

KANSAS CITY, MO – Flaherty & Collins Properties and Port KC announced Monday, November 28, the ground breaking of Union | Berkley Riverfront Park, a mixed-use development along the Missouri River just blocks north of Downtown Kansas City. The ground breaking ceremony will be held Tuesday, November 29, at 10am local time at the site, … Continued

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FAQ for Berkley Riverfront Park Streetcar Feasibility Study

Port KC, The Kansas City Streetcar Authority and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority are partnering on a feasibility study to extend the KC Streetcar to the Berkley Riverfront. The study will look at additional transit options including biking, walking, and on-demand transit. Click the link for more information about the study.

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Port KC to offer two new development finance tools

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Port KC continues its commitment to spurring Kansas City’s economy through job creation and development with two new development finance options – Advanced Industrial Manufacturing (AIM) Zones and an EB-5 Regional Center.   The Missouri Legislature recently approved a bill that enables port authorities to establish AIM Zones which allows 50% … Continued

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Financing Program Focused on Diversity Grants 2nd Loan

Improvements are coming to a Kansas City area school district! A second loan has been granted from the Diversified Contractors Growth Fund (DCGF) to Caedmon Construction and Electrical Co. DCGF is a unique financing program that allows Port KC and its partner AltCap to provide financial, educational and training resources to certified minority and women … Continued

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