This Week in Wichita Commercial Real Estate 1/17/20
What does the future hold for Century II? A new plan for the riverfront says it may soon be a memory. This story and more in our weekly look at the top stories in Wichita Commercial Real Estate.
In the next 10 to 15 years, the east bank of the Arkansas River could have an entirely new footprint. One that includes a new performing-arts center to replace the existing, blue-domed Century II. A new convention center sunk partly below ground. Twelve acres of public green space, including an expansive public park along the river…Wichita Business Journal
The Riverfront Legacy Master Plan coalition doubled down on its plan to raze most of the buildings — including Century II — near the Hyatt Regency hotel and start fresh. Under the plan, Wichita’s downtown could get new parks, a new performing arts center and a new convention center, parking garages and a boardwalk. Downtown Wichita riverfront designers say Wichita could be the next Oklahoma City if its city leaders can convince taxpayers to pay for it…Wichita Eagle
Other Wichita Commercial Real Estate News
- Plans for 80-acre mixed-use development in Newton Move Forward
- Owners of Bite Me BBQ are selling the business- and the loft they live in upstairs
- The first FireWorx tenant is somewhat unexpected, but it’s a familar one, too
- Old Town business to rebrand and add new services
- Target to remodel more than 1,000 stores in 2020, including one in Wichita
- Hungry diners want to know” When will Hana Cafe reopen?
- Wichita OKs business tax for Douglas Design District; opponents petition to stop it