Great downtowns are no longer reducible to offices. Now, they are transforming into spaces to live and socialize. Downtown Kansas City has charted this course; mixing live and work together in a thriving, walkable environment.
In the Royals’ open letter to the community last November, they stated three criteria that would guide the search for their new home: real and measurable community impact, economic growth, and an enhanced quality of life for the citizens of our region, with an emphasis on historically under-represented members of our community. If these criteria remain the top priorities for the Royals, then Downtown Kansas City is the clear and best choice for our community.
2024 LaunchKC Cohort
LaunchKC, co-founded by the Downtown Council (DTC) and the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, (EDCKC) are pleased to announce the 2024 grants program cohort. The cornerstone program aims to create a stronger entrepreneurial ecosystem in downtown Kansas City, Missouri by providing grants, office space, technical assistance, and networking opportunities to early-stage tech companies.
The Imagine Downtown KC 2030 plan is designed to serve as the primary vision-setting and policy blueprint for shaping a stronger, better, more resilient community with an unflinching commitment to creating an equitable, inclusive, and vibrant Downtown Kansas City.
The South Loop Project is a sustainable urban park that will bring Kansas City together like never before, bridging Kansas City’s Central Business District and the Crossroads Arts District and linking adjacent communities.
Businesses, retailers, professional sports teams, and a young educated workforce are fueling Downtown Kansas City’s renaissance. Today, Downtown has become the fastest-growing residential neighborhood in the entire region and the very best place for people and businesses to connect with each other.
The Downtown Council of Kansas City is a private, nonprofit membership organization representing Kansas City’s best businesses, property owners, nonprofit organizations, and anyone invested in Downtown’s success.
- About UsThe Downtown Council serves as the primary advocacy organization for Downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
- Become a MemberWelcoming, Collaborative, Innovative, and Driving Change. Join the Downtown Council and invest in your Downtown.
- AmbassadorsOur ambassadors have transformed Downtown with a simple but ambitious mission: clean, safe, and attractive.
Downtown Council of Kansas City
1000 Walnut, Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64106