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Downtown Kansas City 2011

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Did you know all these things were happening in Downtown Kansas City?

Did you know all these things were happening in Downtown Kansas City?


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  • 1. Downtown Corporate Headquarters Downtown Major EmployersAndrews McMeel UniversalAMC Entertainment Inc Assurant Employee BenefitsBank Midwest AT&TCommerce Bancshares BarkleyDST Systems Inc Bank of AmericaH&R Block Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Kansas CityHallmark Cards Inc Children’s Mercy Hospital & ClinicsJE Dunn Construction Company HNTB IncKansas City Southern IBM CorporationKansas City Star Lathrop & GageKCP&L State StreetNational Association of Insurance Commissioners StinsonPopulous Truman Medical CenterShook Hardy Bacon US BankUMB Financial Corporation
  • 2. Creative Industries6,000 artists live in Kansas City308 arts related businesses employ 4,500 people in Downtown Kansas City$973 million invested in arts & culture facilities Downtown since 2000Kansas City ranks nationally:• 7th highest concentration of visual artists (highest concentration of major cities between the coasts)• 4th highest concentration of graphic designers• 6th highest concentration of commercial & industrian designers• 12th highest concentration of architects
  • 3. Parking & TransportationCentral Business District has over 49,000 parking spaces6 major highways serve Downtown I-35, I-29, I-70, & I-670 Highways 169 & 71Employees are satistfied with parking Downtown: 92% of employees feel very satisfied or satisfied about parking Downtown 87% feel very safe or safe parking Downtown during the dayCentral Business District Parking Map located at www.downtownkc.org
  • 4. Downtown & River MarketCommunity Improvement DistrictsMaking Downtown clean, safe, and friendly!Enhacing the safety and cleanliness of Downtown Kansas City through servicessuch as hospitality, security, maintenance and landscaping. We are creating afriendly and inviting atmosphere for all who live, work, and visit Downtown.
  • 5. Downtown Walkability
  • 6. Downtown Retail
  • 7. Downtown Retail Services & ShoppingBanks• Arvest, Bank Midwest, Bank of American, Commerce Bank, Country Club Bank, H&R Block Bank & Tax Offices, Missouri Bank, US Bank, UMB BankClothing Boutiques• Garment District, Envolve, Lovebird, ZafarDrug Store• CVSGrocery Store• Cosentinos Downtown Market, Market 3
  • 8. Downtown Retail Services, Restaurants & BarsCoffee Shops• Latteland, Scooter’s, StarbucksCopy Centers• Alphagraphics, FedEx OfficeHealth Clubs• City Center Square Fitness Center, Fitness Source, Scott Fitness, Union Hill Athletic Club, YMCA Quality HillRestaurants & Bars• 195 Restaurants• 56 Bars & Night Clubs
  • 9. Downtown Arts, Culture & Entertainment• Art Galleries 64• Theatres & Performing Arts Venues 19• Cinemas 3• Museums 13Top Attractions 2009 Visitors• Power & Light District 7,200,000• Union Station 1,000,000• City Market 681,663• American Royal 250,000• American Heartland Theatre 141,960• Hallmark Visitors Center 95,075• Kansas City Irish Fest 94,000
  • 10. Opening 2011 - Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
  • 11. Opening 2011 - Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity New home for Kansas City Ballet
  • 12. Over $5.5 billion invested since 2000!Office - $1.6 billion• IRS Regional Service Center• H&R Block World Headquarters• Andrews McMeel - Boley Building Restoration• JE Dunn Construction HeadquartersArts & Culture - $976 million• Sprint Center• College Basketball Experience• Kansas City Reportory Theatre Copaken Stage• National Archives at Kansas City• Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts• Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity
  • 13. Over $5.5 billion invested since 2000!Entertainment & Retail - $385 million• Power & Light District• AMC Mainstreet TheatreHospitality - $259 million• Bartle Hall Ballroom• President HotelMedical - $658 million• Children’s Mercy HospitalParking & Infrastructure - $419 millionParks & Trails - $67 millionResidential - $1.1 billion
  • 14. Downtown LivingGreater Downtown Kansas City embraces a large and diverse set of communi-ties, along with opportunities for a grand array of living opportunities.Neighborhoods include: Quality Hill, River Market, Columbus Park, Central Busi-ness District, Westside, historic 18th and Vine Jazz District, Union Hill, CrownCenter, Crossroads Arts District and moreDiverse housing choices in Downtown Kansas City include single-family homes inhistoric neighborhoods, low-rise townhouses, sophisticated high-rise apartmentsand funky historic rehabs. Housing opportunities are available throughout Down-town!
  • 15. Downtown Living17,600 residents in 11,700 units2010 Downtown Resident Survey Results• % Employed 89%• % Rent 58%• Household income of $50,000 or more 70%• Current monthly rent/house pymt of $1,000 or less 46%• Marital status - % single 67%• % under 40 69%• Only one adult in household 45%• Have children living in household 10%• Work Downtown 51%• Commute to work by automobile 69%
  • 16. Downtown LivingWhy do People Live Downtown?Downtown ranked above average for:•Entertainment/nightlife•Character (history and architecture)•Art and culture•Dining options•Diversity (social, economic and cultural)•Connectivity/ease of access with the rest of the region•Cleanliness•Cost of living94% of survey respondents are completely satisfied or satisfied with theirdecision to move Downtown.
  • 17. Picture yourself DowntownFind out more: www.downtownkc.org www.facebook.com/DowntownKC www.youtube.com/user/GoDowntownKC