NEKC Chamber calling on commercial real estate developers

By Melissa Wharton

Northeast News

If you see any slow-driving buses in the Northeast this Wednesday, October 11,  they’ll most likely be part of NEKC Chamber of Commerce’s first quarterly Historic Northeast Real Estate Exchange.

The Chamber has sent out invitations to commercial real estate agents in the Kansas City area to introduce them to available properties in the Historic Northeast. The tour will drive by several available properties, stopping at six of them. The goal is for these agents to find ways to redevelop available properties in a way that positively affects the Northeast.

“The main benefit is introducing commercial real estate brokers and investors to our community,” said NEKC Chamber CEO/President Bobbi Baker. “What I hope to come out of it is that we’ll start having discussion and generating some interest to developers to do great things here in the Historic Northeast.”

The Chamber has invited representatives from each of the neighborhood associations to take part in the exchange.

“We think it’s important for our developers to learn from the community what the community’s needs are,” Baker said. “What do we need so we can keep our dollars here in the community? What’s bleeding outside of the community that we could keep here?”

The exchange is on Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chamber offices at 2657 Independence Ave. To learn more about the Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, visit nekcchamber.com.

Comments are closed.

  • Probable cause statement reveals details of Sunday homicide on Ewing Ave.

    14 hours ago
    by

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News Just after 5:00 a.m. on the morning of Sunday, October 15, a woman approached a […]


    KCAI students working on new mural project at Whittier Elementary

    18 hours ago
    by

    By Melissa Wharton Northeast News Following last year’s completion of the Scarritt Elementary murals, artist Hector Casanova and his Kansas […]


    Shooting near Denver and Smart in Northeast KC

    October 18th, 2017
    by

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News A shooting near the intersection of Denver and Smart Avenues in the Historic Northeast on […]


    NEKC Chamber is Calling Commercial Real Estate Developers

    October 18th, 2017
    by

    Melissa Wharton Northeast News If you saw any slow-driving buses last Wednesday, they were most likely part of NEKC Chamber […]


    Library set to launch refugee photography series

    October 17th, 2017
    by

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News The Kansas City Public Library will soon be offering a snapshot into the lives of […]


  • KCMO Parks Director elected president of national organization

    October 16th, 2017
    by

    By Melissa Wharton Northeast News Kansas City, Missouri Parks and Recreation Director Mark McHenry was elected in September as president […]


    Northeast Newscast Episode 29 w/ KCPD’s new Community Initiative Officer Jason Cooley

    October 13th, 2017
    by

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News This week on the Northeast Newscast, KCPD’s newly appointed Community Initiative Officer, Jason Cooley, sits […]


    
New design revealed for high-crash Paseo Gateway intersection

    October 12th, 2017
    by

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News According to Parks and Recreation project manager James Wang, the intersection of Independence Avenue and […]


    KCMO Mayor Sly James launches campaign for Amazon’s HQ2

    October 11th, 2017
    by

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News If there was ever any doubt, Mayor Sly James revealed just how serious he is […]


    Northeast Farmers Market Tests out CSA Program

    October 11th, 2017
    by

    Melissa Wharton Northeast News Northeast Farmers Market is offering the community another way to support and be benefited by local […]


  • What’s Happening

    retorts illustrated by bryan stalder

    NEKCHS 6th Annual Historic Homes Tour In Pendleton Heights

    Delaware one of the city’s oldest streets

    Michael Bushnell Northeast News Most of the buildings shown in this Southwest News Company postcard published in 1907 were demolished […]

  • Local Weather

  • [Advertisement.]