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Cerner office projectThe Cerner project's construction value totaled $69 million in 2012, according to Unified Government building permits for the project. It led all projects in Kansas City, Kan., during 2012. (Staff photo)
Cerner office project
The Cerner office complex building project at I-70 and I-435 in Kansas City, Kan., was the top project by far of all local economic development projects during 2012 in Kansas City, Kan.
According to figures from the Unified Government’s research division about nonresidential building permits, the Cerner project’s construction value in Kansas City, Kan., totaled $69,349,457 in 2012.
The figures included three building permits, grading for the new office building in January 2012, architecture and shell of the building in February and Phase 2 of the building project starting last September, according to UG documents.
The Cerner project is expected to bring thousands of jobs to Wyandotte County.
Other large projects during 2012 in Kansas City, Kan., according to the commercial building permit list, included:
Kansas City Kansas Community College, Tech conversion of the old Walmart building, 6565 State Ave., $15,126,200.
Hazel Grove Elementary School, (Kansas City, Kan., Public Schools), new building, 2401 N. 67th St., $12,957,085.
Sam’s Club and fuel station at 108th and Parallel Parkway, $12,394,115.
Atchison and Santa Fe Railroad, 8600 Holliday Drive, JoCo wastewater effluent tunnel, $8,492,000.
Mark Twain Elementary School, Kansas City, Kan., Public Schools, 2300 Minnesota Ave. new education building, $8,265,600.
Board of Public Utilities, and Kansas City, Kan., 300 N. 65th St., 4 million gallon reservoir, Nearman Water Treatment, $8 million.
Rainbow Real Estate Partners, 3900 Rainbow Blvd., Phase 2, $6,841,987.
Kansas International Speedway, 400 Speedway Blvd., track grading and asphalt paving, $6,500,000.
KCK Development Inc., 9960 Parallel Pkwy., new Honda dealership, $6,500,000.
Associated Wholesale Grocers, 5000 Kansas Ave., second and third story addition, $5,485,000.
Epiq Systems, 501 Kansas Ave., addition- site improvements, $4,050,000.
Rainbow Real Estate Partners, 3905 Adams St., parking garage and site work, $3,496,966.
Kansas City Kansas Community College, 7250 State Ave., locker room-dugout-concession, $2,500,000.
General Motors, 3201 Fairfax Trfwy., six-bay addition, $2,200,000.
Unified Government - BPU, 3111 Fiberglass Road, BPU substation, $2,000,000.
Conoco Phillips, 2029 Fairfax Trfwy., 3,000 barrel storage tank, $1,674,557.
Unified Government, 849 N. 47th St., KTA State Avenue Transit, $1,723,930.
Plaza at the Speedway, 10800 Parallel Parkway, retail building shell, $1,623,463.
KMK Properties, 8340 Kaw Drive, new warehouse,$1,400,000.
BPU - Kansas City, Kan., 4240 N. 55th St., Nearman Plant office addition, $1,370,461.
A & K Railroad,134 S. 74th St., new office building, $1,350,000.
Speedy's, 141 S. 18th St., new convenience store, $1,200,000.
Sara Lee, 4612 Speaker Road, interior renovations, $1,073,700.
Roman Catholic Archdiocese, 36 S. Boeke St., Little Sisters of the Lamb monastery, $997,000.
Donnelly College, 608 N. 18th St., addition to existing building, $939,679.
Kansas City, Kan., 655 Minnesota Ave., State Avenue Corridor Transit Improvements, $931,993.
H-M Real Estate, 2701 Mid-West Drive, remodel existing building, $902,923.
Advantage Metals Recycling, 201 N. 2nd St., removal of contaminated soils, $810,192.
Dollar General, 5300 State Ave., new retail store, $750,000.