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When a request for bids or proposals is issued on a development finance project, it is published on this page. In addition to publishing on the website, Port KC notifies a list of registered contractors that may have an interest in providing the services being solicited.  If you would like to have your organization included on Port KC’s registered contractors list, please contact Port KC or call (816) 559-3750. 

Port KC’s development partners are responsible for issuing and managing the procurements on development finance projects. Port KC is not responsible for the content of those procurement documents and does not receive or review bids or proposals, rank or select bidders or proposers, or negotiate the terms of, award, or execute any contracts with the selected bidder or proser. All development finance projects are contractually obligated, however, to comply with the terms of the documents linked on this page and all potential bidders or proposers are encouraged to review the same before responding to any solicitation.

Pursuant to Section 68.040, RSMo, a developer is required to consult with the affected taxing authorities prior to the final approval of any property tax exemption by Port KC. Port KC’s policy is to require that these consultations be completed prior to the first consideration of any bond inducement resolution or any other form of resolution that would approve a binding tax exemption structure. 

Port KC will not typically participate in any consultation between a developer and the affected taxing jurisdictions.  A list of the primary taxing jurisdictions that may be affected by a project can be found here. Special taxing districts with the authority to levy property taxes are not included on the list but must also be included in any consultation, if applicable. A developer seeking property tax exemption must determine for itself which primary and special taxing jurisdictions it must consult with by reference to the geographic location of its proposed project.

Once the required consultation has been concluded, a developer must complete the Affidavit of Consultation found here and return the same to Port KC no later than four (4) calendar days prior to Port KC’s first consideration of the applicable resolution. 


Data Center – Site Development, Preconstruction, and Construction Services:  Kansas City, MO.

Bid Issue Date:  Friday, February 16, 2024

Closing Date and Time:  Thursday, March 7 2024, at 4:00 p.m. CST

Opportunity Type:  Invitation to Bid

Project: Data Center – Site Development, Preconstruction, and Construction Services in Kansas City, MO

Scope of Work:  A developer is inviting general contractors to submit a proposal for Site Development, Preconstruction, and Construction Services.  General contractors that are interested in learning about the opportunity and the process should submit a proposal and must respond to the questionnaire at this link.  Interested General Contractors should complete the questionnaire by the closing date and time.  After the questionnaire is submitted, qualified General Contractors will receive the procedures to submit a proposal. 

Contact Information/Bids:  For questions regarding the process, please submit an email to

Link:  Expression Of Interest



Project Name:  Project Shalerock

Issue Date:  October 19, 2023

Closing Date and Time:  Ongoing

Opportunity Type:  Invitation to Bid

Project Location:  Parvin and Arlington Road in Kansas City, MO  

Project Scope:  Multi-Phase project that will utilize approximately 500 craft workers at the peak phase of construction for each building. 

Please contact Shelby Kleoppel with questions or concerns.

Additional Instructions:  Each potential bidder will need to create an account profile on SmartBidNet and follow the instructions on the MBE/WBE Invitation to Bid to gain access to further information.

Shalerock Notice  



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