Social Venture Studio scores global acclaim + Public art coming to new KCI + news beat

The International Economic Development Council has recognized Social Venture Studio, powered by LaunchKC,  with its Excellence in Economic Development Award for promoting economic equity and inclusion among social entrepreneurs.

5 to know: Downtown in the news

Launch KC’s Social Venture Studio scores international recognition

Green Dirt Farms to open a Crossroads cafe

Out-of-town joint venture to acquire Walnut Tower Apartments

1400KC office building is poised to keep $20M property tax incentive

Largest public art project in KC history is on course for new KCI opening

Artist Kathy Liao in her Downtown studio with a draft (top right) of her artwork for the new KCI terminal. Titled, “Hello and Goodbye,” the piece will feature acrylic on birchwood panels and ceramic tiles.