DTC New Member Update - January 2024

Downtown Council New Member Update

Julie Shippy at 9ROUND

By Julie Shippy, Membership and Events Manager, Downtown Council of Kansas City

Please welcome the Downtown Council’s newest members. From fitness and real estate to the 8th largest medical school in the United States, members have different involvement in our nonprofit organization. We want our members to succeed in their endeavors and find their niche and passion for Downtown. Downtown Kansas City has come a long way and that is due to our members, residents and employees!


9ROUND is a specialized fitness center for people who want a unique, fun, and proven workout that guarantees results. 9Round offers a kickboxing-themed fitness program that incorporates functional, interval, cardiovascular, and circuit training regimens. The programs consist of a proprietary system of nine challenging workout stations developed by a World Champion Kickboxer. 9Round is located at 1200 Washington, Kansas City, MO 64106.

Representative – Mr. Rashad Tucker, Owner/Operator

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Arnold & Associates

Arnold & Associates are brokers and real estate agents who deal with the housing market in Kansas and on the Missouri side. The team brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. Their website is a one-stop shop for your residential real estate needs.

Representative – Mr. John Arnold, Owner

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Boveri Realty Group, LLC

Boveri Realty Group, LLC specializes in condos, lofts, townhomes and single family homes in KC. Their agents have the knowledge and passion for Kansas City’s urban core, and the ability to match buyers and tenants with their ideal urban setting. While they serve Kansas City metro-wide, some of their niche markets are the River Market, Columbus Park, the West Side, Quality Hill, Power & Light, Crown Center, Union Hill, Westport/Midtown, Plaza and Brookside. For residential and commercial real estate needs, Boveri Realty Group is your relocation specialist!

Representative – Christina Boveri, Owner

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Clark Construction Group

Clark Construction Group is one of the largest building and infrastructure companies in the United States. Their portfolio spans every major building market, from public to private, corporate to cultural, education to entertainment, and the infrastructure connecting it all – power, transit, water, and roadways. Since 1906, they’ve been delivering value to their clients and project partners, providing diverse opportunities for their team, and strengthening the communities where we live.

Representative – David Schnorf, Senior Project Manager

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Kansas City Current

Kansas City Current is the world’s first women’s soccer stadium!!! Now known as the Candian Pacific Kansas City, the stadium is located in the heart of North America, Berkley Riverfront Park in Downtown Kansas City. The stadium is on track to be completed by the Current’s 2024 home opener in March.

Representative – Ben Aken, Vice President, Community Relations

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Kansas City University

Kansas City University (KCU) is a private university comprising a College of Osteopathic Medicine founded in 1916, a Doctorate of Dental Medicine and a College of Biosciences including a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology program. KCU is the 8th-largest medical school in the United States, the largest in Missouri and one of the oldest osteopathic medical schools in the country.

Representative – Mr. Joe Massman, Chief Operating Officer

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Plaza District Council

Plaza District Council is a private, nonprofit organization representing and collaborating with Plaza District stakeholders to support this iconic and historic district. Their mission is to serve as a community convener, building an inclusive, activated and engaged greater plaza district a must-experience destination for residents and visitors, driving economic and social value.

Representative – Kate Marshall, Founder+President

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Worcester Investments

Worcester Investments is designed to optimize your investor experience. For more than 16 years, they have developed a narrow niche in multifamily real estate in the greater Kansas City area. They acquire, reposition, and manage investment properties in partnership with their private group of accredited investors.

Representative – Micah Church, Director of Investor Relations

DTC Memebership Opportunities

The Downtown Council of Kansas City is a private, nonprofit membership organization representing Kansas City’s best businesses, property owners, nonprofit organizations, retailers and anyone invested in Downtown’s success.

Through our work and partnerships, we ensure Downtown Kansas City is the clean, safe, and vibrant place where you work, shop, live, and do business. These efforts are made possible through the work of the administrative and operations staff, Board of Directors, as well as many public and private partners.

Interested in learning about Downtown Council membership opportunities? Contact Julie Shippy at jules@downtownkc.org for more information.