News releases from Kansas City Business Journal
A federal jury voted 10-0 to award $2.4 million to a former Kansas City, Kansas, firefighter in a racial discrimination and retaliation lawsuit.
Last year, St. Luke’s Health System closed Cushing Hospital, citing financial constraints. Now, a new psychiatric hospital is coming with a major investment, while filling a critical community need.
AdventHealth plans first Lawrence location
Today 8:44 EDT
AdventHealth, which has a sizable Kansas City-area presence, plans to make its first foray into Lawrence.
KCI will add two new nonstops to East Coast cities
April 21, 2021
JetBlue plans to start the service in September and release more information about flights and fares in the coming months.
New bid for Kansas City Southern gets different responses by Canadian Pacific, the market
April 20, 2021
Canadian Pacific Railway calls Canadian National Railway's bid for Kansas City Southern a bad deal for customers and shareholders.
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. and Kansas City Southern previously said its transaction had an enterprise value of approximately $29 billion. Canadian National Railway Co.'s offer increases the...
"There's a piece of Garmin, there's a piece of our design team that's sitting on Mars and operating right now," a Garmin engineer said of NASA's Ingenuity helicopter flight. "It just kind of blows you...
Despite its ranking among the top 15 large metros with the highest earning potential for racial and ethnic minorities, the Kansas City metro's actual median earnings for all full-time workers was 20%...
As part of the Dallas Business Journal's monthly installment of its statewide podcast, Tyler Technology CEO Lynn Moore talks about the company's recent blockbuster acquisition of Olathe-based NIC.
From eagle to triple bogey: These 77 Kansas City-area golf courses offer something for everyone
April 15, 2021
To assist both the avid scratch golf players as well as the terrible duffers like me, we've published an online-only List that ranks the Kansas City area's 77 public and private courses from hardest to...
Bird, UG reach deal to migrate scooters to KCK
April 15, 2021
Bird Rides Inc., a Santa Monica, California-based startup, has added Kansas City, Kansas, to the list of more than 100 cities where its shared electric scooters are available.
After making its North American debut in Toronto, Lighthouse Immersive is rolling out its digital art exhibition across the United States, including a Dec. 1 debut in an undisclosed location in Kansas...
The former Brady’s Public House space in Kansas City is getting new life as a sports bar that will host a variety of events.
OP's Yellow Corp. names new president
April 14, 2021
A local physician who won a wrongful termination suit now will be able to keep about $26 million of his jury award.
The Kansas City Business Journal is searching for the area's top private companies and the 50 fastest-growing businesses, known as the Fast 50. Read on to find out how your organization can participate...
Lee's Summit medical imaging building changes hands
April 13, 2021
Colliers International brokered the sale of a medical imaging building in a Lee's Summit business park.
ValueHealth to enter Florida market with new surgery center
April 12, 2021
The company, part of Nueterra Capital, says the facility can do more than 1,000 joint replacement procedures a year at capacity.
Amazon expects to open its ninth known Kansas City metro facility in late 2021, within a 70,000-square-foot building vacated by Haldex Brake Products Corp.
The pandemic caused the first season-long interruption at Starlight Theatre in 70 years, but Broadway shows are coming back this summer.
With KC earnings tax approval, Lucas says it's time for Jeff City to 'hear our voices'
April 07, 2021
The five-year extension of Kansas City's 1% earnings tax received overwhelming support Tuesday, and Mayor Quinton Lucas hopes it sends a message to Jefferson City.
The entirety of vertical construction on Kansas City International Airport's new terminal has happened in the past year, as workers installed the building's first structural steel piece April 6, 2020.
KC architecture firm helps local NWSL team transform baseball stadium into soccer pitch
April 06, 2021
"I think you're going to find that there's 360-degree excitement happening around the stadium with the addition of the outfield seating," Generator Studio's Peter Broeder said in the video. "Really,...
Other railroads, shippers groups ask regulators to look hard at KC Southern-Canadian Pacific deal
April 05, 2021
Filing notes that Kansas City Southern sale to Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. would be second-largest railroad deal, by value.
GO Bonds hit a stop sign with City Council
April 01, 2021
Kansas City Council members are revisiting the priorities for the $800 million in bonds voters approved to address roads, sidewalks and other infrastructure in need of repairs.
Kansas City companies celebrate opening day in a variety of ways, virtually all of them involving the color blue (and one involving pets).
A Pfizer study found that the Covid-19 vaccine is safe for children. Children's Mercy plans to vaccinate kids starting next week.