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The Latest News from Port KC

Port KC—40 Years Of Change, Determination And Growth

By Heather Ervin of Waterways Journal The Kansas City, Mo., we know today is a diverse and populated metropolitan area on the Missouri River, the nation’s longest river that extends from the Rocky Mountains of western Montana and down 2,341 miles to the mouth of the Mississippi River at St. Louis, Mo. Incorporated by Frenchmen … Continued

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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 CEO & President announces his resignation

Port KC President & CEO, Michael Collins, is announcing his resignation. He will be leaving his position on January 2, 2018. Collins has accepted a new role with JE Dunn. “I am honored and truly blessed to have served in my current role for seven years. With the tremendous support and leadership of our Board … Continued

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Kansas City: 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 to the … Continued

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ROLLING TO THE RIVER

KC Streetcar completes phase one of Riverfront Extension Study, looks to secure TIGER grant funding (Kansas City, Missouri) – Bringing a streetcar line to Berkley Riverfront is now one step closer. During today’s board meeting, the KC Streetcar Authority (KCSA) approved moving forward with the next phase of technical work for the Streetcar Riverfront Extension … Continued

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