Bulletin: ICSC Recap and Region Visit with Mike Mullis

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ICSC Convention Recap The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) real estate convention, RECon 2017 was held from May 21­ – 24 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This year, the conference lived up to its billing as the “World’s Largest Retail Real Estate Convention” with an estimated crowd of 37,000. The impact of technology and social media on retail continued … Read More

Cold Storage Business Seeking Tax Abatement to Build at New Century AirCenter

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Click here to read the full Kansas City Star  article by Roxie Hammill Lineage Logistics, a large national cold storage business, may locate at Johnson County’s New Century AirCenter, pending discussions of a 50 percent, 10-year tax abatement. County commissioners unanimously voted Thursday to declare the county’s intent to issue industrial revenue bonds and grant the tax abatement. The vote … Read More

Investor Spotlight: CFS West Holdings, Inc.

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Among the many gems located in New Century, Kan., is CFS West Holdings, Inc. (trade name The C.F. Sauer Company), a company that has recently celebrated numerous accomplishments including various awards and facility upgrades. Established in 1887 in Richmond, Va., CFS West Holdings primarily manufactures condiments, but also produces spices, flavorings and sauces. One of CFS West Holdings’ brands, Duke’s … Read More

Investor Spotlight: Butler Avionics

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A Bronze Investor, Butler Avionics offers a vast array of services from new installations and retrofits to avionics, instruments and radar troubleshooting and repair. Located at New Century AirCenter, Butler Avionics has a talented team of professional technicians and is the premier avionics repair specialist in the Southwest Johnson County area.

Gardner Planning Commission Recommends Rezoning for DQ

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Click here to read the full story from Gardner News. Rick Poppitz Special to The Gardner News The Feb. 28 meeting of the planning commission was held at the Gardner Senior Center located at 128 E. Park Street, due to audio-visual technology upgrades currently being installed in city hall council chambers. The commission separately considered rezoning requests for two properties. … Read More

SWJEDC Sets Sight On Additional Growth

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View full article here. Greg Martinette President, SWJEDC As I wrap up my second year in Southwest Johnson County, I am proud to report prosperity and positive economic development continues to maintain a brisk pace at New Century AirCenter and in the cities of Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill. Over the past year, the Southwest Johnson County EDC submitted 33 … Read More

Hampton Inn Project Moves Forward to Council

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Read full article here. Gardner News Rick Poppitz Plans for a Hampton Inn Hotel and Conference Center near the southeast corner of Cedar Niles Road and East Santa Fe Street were approved by the Gardner Planning Commission last week. The proposal by Gardner Hospitality LLC calls for an 82-room hotel and 8,200 square feet of meeting space, with a targeted … Read More

Gardner hotel would serve booming JoCo base

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Read full article here. MetroWire Media Autumn MorningSky Developer Deepak Parmar has big plans for Gardner. He’s put a plan before the city planning commission, which if approved would add an 82-room Hampton Inn Hotel and 8,200-square-foot conference center to the southeast corner of Cedar Niles Road and East Santa Fe Street. Parmar, principal of Gardner Hospitality LLC, is targeting … Read More

Hotel project follows businesses to southwest Johnson County

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Read full article here. Kansas City Business Journal Rob Roberts A partnership led by the owner of Kansas City-based Independence Lodging Co. is planning to invest $11 million to $12 million to develop the Hampton Inn Hotel and Conference Center in Gardner. A site plan for the project received a unanimous recommendation for approval on Tuesday by the Gardner Planning … Read More