700 W 47th Street
Kansas City, MO
Number of New Jobs: 250 additional attorneys
Polsinelli Shughart (Polsinelli) will keep their headquarters offices in Kansas City, Missouri and will replace the abandoned West Edge project on the west side of the Plaza. A retail and 110 room hotel component will also be included in the project. Polsinelli currently employs 500 attorneys at their headquarters location on the Plaza, with an average salary of $100,000.
Primary support for the project was in the form of a Chapter 100 bond for 25 years for real and personal property, with redirection of EATS. Primary project assistance was through the leadership of Mayor James, with the assistance of council members Jan Marcason and Jim Glover.