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Port KC plays a critical leadership role to ensure that Kansas City's riverfront becomes a long-term economic and cultural oasis.

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Located near major international railroad intermodal yards of six Class I railroads, numerous interstates and highways, and the central business district of Kansas City, the Port of Kansas City is a true intermodal connector.

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Port KC oversees the operation and development of a major transportation and logistics facility in Kansas City providing connections to anywhere in the world.

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The Latest News from Port KC

Port KC Announces New President & CEO

Development Professional Jon Stephens to Lead Organization KANSAS CITY, Mo.—The Board of Commissioners of Port KC announced today that it has selected long-time economic development and civic executive Jon Stephens as President & CEO. With more than two decades of leadership experience spanning development, tourism and civic affairs Stephens comes to this new role from … Continued

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Port KC selects Nossaman LLP for P3 counsel

Missouri River Terminal to be developed through Public-Private Partnership  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Aug. 27, 2018) – On August 27, 2018, the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, (Port KC) Board of Commissioners approved the selection of Nossaman LLP and John Smolen, lead partner on the project, to advise Port KC staff in the formation of … Continued

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Port KC purchases former AK Steel site for future development

KANSAS CITY, Missouri –The Port KC Board of Commissioners recently approved the purchase of 415-acres from AK Steel Corporation. The 415-acre site is located along the Missouri River east of I-435 in Jackson and Clay Counties. AK Steel Corporation previously used the site as a landfill for its steel manufacturing and finished product transportation and … Continued

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KC CORE: Connecting Our Riverfront for Everyone

The Kansas City: Connecting Our Riverfront for Everyone (KC CORE) project will extend the mobility and economic development benefits of the Kansas City Streetcar to a long dormant area near downtown – catalyzing economic development and job creation. But the project is much more than a streetcar extension. KC•CORE includes an extension of multi-modal amenities … Continued

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Port KC is doing its part to revitalize Kansas City's relationship to the river through a series of beautification, recreation, and historic preservation projects along the Downtown Riverfront.
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