General Contractor Establishes New Home in Lee’s Summit

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A new general contractor has joined the Lee’s Summit business community. GPS-KC is a full-service general contractor & construction manager, which offers design-build, pre-construction, owner’s representative, and staff augmentation services for small-to-medium manufacturing and development projects. Partners Mike Skidmore and Austin Christensen have been in the Kansas City construction industry for 15 years. They worked together at CRB, where they … Read More

Master Developer Shares Vision for Downtown

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On Wednesday, leaders from LANE4 Property Group shared their vision for the Downtown Lee’s Summit Farmer’s Market Development with Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council investors, partners, and guests. Owen Buckley is the president of LANE4 Property Group. He said when he heard about the project downtown, he knew that he wanted to work on it. “There was no hesitation, and … Read More

Lee’s Summit Ranked Among Most Livable Small Cities in America

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For the second year in a row, Lee’s Summit has been ranked by Smart Asset as one of the Most Livable Small Cities in America. Lee’s Summit ranked 12th in the publication’s comparison of nearly 300 communities across the country. “Of course we know that Lee’s Summit is a great place to live, but having that confirmed by an independent … Read More

LANE4 Joins LSEDC as Investor

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LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. – LANE4 Property Group has joined the Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council as an investor. The company, which is based in Kansas City, is a commercial real estate broker with a portfolio including retail, mixed-use, office, multi-family, and industrial products. In December 2020, LANE4 acquired the Hartley Building in Downtown Lee’s Summit. “We love the character and … Read More

Investor Highlight: Oak Road Wealth Management

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Dan Shepard

Dan Shepard always knew he wanted to own his own business. So, after living and working in New York City and Nashville, the University of Missouri alumni was excited when he had the opportunity to relocate his family to Lee’s Summit.

Lee’s Summit EDC Hosts Housing Panel

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On Wednesday, the Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council (LSEDC) hosted part one of its Developer’s Showcase event, featuring a panel of housing industry experts who discussed the current housing market, as well as the outlook for the next few years.