Collins-Webb Architecture Celebrates 5 Years

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Two close friends who have known each other and worked together for about 20 years decided to start an architect business. In July 2017, Sammey Collins and Roger Webb started their company, Collins-Webb Architecture. When they told their wives about their plans, it came as no surprise to them as they said, “It’s about time!”   After spending three months in … Read More

Summit Technology Academy to host January and February Open Houses

Gail BryantAnnouncements

From University of Central Missouri-Lee’s SummitRelease date: Jan. 4, 2022 For more information, contact Janice Phelan, phelan@ucmo.edu Students and families interested in learning about Summit Technology Academy and the school’s nationally recognized, career-focused programs are invited to two upcoming open house events. In addition to showcasing Summit Technology Academy, the events will include information about the Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) … Read More

Celebrating Manufacturing Month

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The month of October is celebrated as an opportunity for the manufacturing industry to showcase rewarding career possibilities to prospective students. These types of manufacturing jobs offer long-term career options, high pay, and exposure to cutting-edge technology. Having the vision to partner with area schools and offer an in-shop experience, JCI Industries hosted students from Lee’s Summit High School, Lee’s … Read More

Master Developer Shares Vision for Downtown

Gail BryantWhat's Happening

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

Gail BryantWhat's Happening

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

Saint Luke’s East Launches Virtual Nurse Program, a First for the Health System

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In February, Saint Luke’s East Hospital was the first in the Saint Luke’s Health System to introduce new virtual nurse technology. It is a pilot program that was launched in coordination with the opening of 24 new beds on February 4th and will serve as a model if Saint Luke’s decides to expand the program to other hospitals within the health system.