Hunt Midwest Legacy - Real Estate Development in Kansas City Hunt Midwest Legacy - Real Estate Development in Kansas City
  • Hunt Midwest is a Kansas City-based, privately held company owned by the Lamar Hunt family.
  • Hunt Midwest is a Kansas City-based, privately held company owned by the Lamar Hunt family.

THE LAMAR HUNT FAMILY

Hunt Midwest is part of the Lamar Hunt family’s diverse portfolio of entities involved in real estate, sports/media, energy/resources and private equity investments. In addition to Hunt Midwest, marquee entities include the Kansas City Chiefs, Hunt Southwest, FC Dallas Soccer Club, Toyota Stadium, Chicago Bulls and United Center.

HUNT MIDWEST TIMELINE

2020
Blankenbaker Logistics Center - 322,831 SF of industrial space available in Louisville, Kentucky

HUNT MIDWEST EXPANDS INTO LOUISVILLE MARKET

Blankenbaker Logistics Center - 322,831 SF of industrial space available in Louisville, Kentucky

Hunt Midwest expands into the Louisville, KY industrial market and begins construction on Blankenbaker Logistics Center. The 323,000 square foot speculative building will be located in Blankenbaker Station, a Class A mixed-use business park in eastern Jefferson County, and adjacent to the local FedEx Ground terminal.

2019
SubTropolis Technology Center is a purpose-built data center campus located in Kansas City.

LIGHTEDGE SOLUTIONS DOUBLES SPACE IN SUBTROPOLIS TECHNOLOGY CENTER

SubTropolis Technology Center is a purpose-built data center campus located in Kansas City.

Anchor tenant LightEdge Solutions doubles in size to occupy 45,000 square feet within SubTropolis Technology Center, a mission critical campus for purpose built data centers.

Hunt Midwest Senior Housing Development - Capstone at Station Camp

CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON THE CAPSTONE AT STATION CAMP

Hunt Midwest Senior Housing Development - Capstone at Station Camp

Construction begins on The Capstone at Station Camp, a two-story, 76,000 square foot assisted living and memory care community in Gallatin, TN with 88 studio, one- and two-bedroom suites to accommodate up to 114 residents.

Hunt Midwest Senior Housing Development - Capstone at Mt. Juliet

HUNT MIDWEST ANNOUNCES PLANS TO BUILD THE CAPSTONE AT MT. JULIET

Hunt Midwest Senior Housing Development - Capstone at Mt. Juliet

Hunt Midwest announces plans to build its second Nashville-area assisted living and memory care community, The Capstone at Mt. Juliet, on a 5.5-acre site in Mt. Juliet, TN. The two-story, 76,000 square foot senior housing community will offer 88 studio, one- and two-bedroom suites with accommodations for up to 114…

Hunt Midwest Multifamily Development - The Vue

CONSTRUCTION IS COMPLETED AND FIRST RESIDENTS MOVE INTO THE VUE

Hunt Midwest Multifamily Development - The Vue

Construction is completed and first residents move into The Vue, a $49M mixed-use multifamily development in Downtown Overland Park, KS that includes 219 one- and two-bedroom luxury apartments, a 340-stall parking garage, and 8,650 square feet of ground level retail space.

FSW SubTropolis 475,200 SF space

SUBTROPOLIS EXPANDS TO 6.5 MILLION SQUARE FEET

FSW SubTropolis 475,200 SF space

SubTropolis expands with 6.5 million square feet of leased space to more than 55 tenants. The footprint is now equivalent to 45 Arrowhead Stadiums underground.

2018
Hunt Midwest Multifamily Development - The Fairways at City Center

THE FAIRWAYS AT CITY CENTER OPENS

Hunt Midwest Multifamily Development - The Fairways at City Center

The Fairways at City Center opens with 80 for-lease luxury twin villas near Lenexa City Center.

Hunt Midwest Senior Housing Development - Capstone at Station Camp

HUNT MIDWEST ACQUIRES SITE TO CONSTRUCT SENIOR HOUSING COMMUNITY IN GALLATIN, TN

Hunt Midwest Senior Housing Development - Capstone at Station Camp

Hunt Midwest acquires 6-acre site in Gallatin, TN to construct its second Capstone Senior Housing community with operating partner Integral Senior Living.

Hunt Midwest Senior Housing Development - Capstone at Royal Palm Beach

HUNT MIDWEST ACQUIRES SITE TO CONSTRUCT SENIOR HOUSING COMMUNITY IN ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL

Hunt Midwest Senior Housing Development - Capstone at Royal Palm Beach

Hunt Midwest acquires site to construct a $25M assisted living and memory care community in Royal Palm Beach, FL, with operating partner Integral Senior Living.

StorTropolis Self-Storage - Safe. Clean. Secure. Climate Controlled.

HUNT MIDWEST ENTERS THE CLIMATE CONTROLLED SELF-STORAGE BUSINESS

StorTropolis Self-Storage - Safe. Clean. Secure. Climate Controlled.

Hunt Midwest moves into a new area of real estate development when it opens StorTropolis, a climate controlled self-storage facility in Shawnee, KS. A second location also opened in Kansas City, MO.

2017
Hunt Midwest Multifamily Development - The Vue

THE VUE MULTIFAMILY PROJECT BEGINS CONSTRUCTION

Hunt Midwest Multifamily Development - The Vue

The Vue, a $49M infill 219-unit luxury multifamily project with 8,700 square feet of retail commercial space and a 312-space parking structure begins construction in historic Downtown Overland Park, KS.

2016
HMBC Logistics III - Hunt Midwest Business Center

HMBC LOGISTICS I, II AND III – 625,000 SF OF SPECULATIVE BUILDINGS

HMBC Logistics III - Hunt Midwest Business Center

Hunt Midwest Business Center expands with HMBC Logistics I, II and III; three speculative buildings totaling 625,000 square feet.

Hunt Midwest Multifamily Development - Mission 106

CONSTRUCTION IS COMPLETED ON MISSION 106

Hunt Midwest Multifamily Development - Mission 106

Construction is completed on Mission 106, a $32M mixed-use community in Leawood, KS, and leasing of 139 luxury rental apartments and 7,500 square feet of office space begins.

2015
Development Services - Twin Creeks Project

HUNT MIDWEST COMPLETES WORK ON THE $16.6M TWIN CREEK SEWER IMPROVEMENT

Development Services - Twin Creeks Project

Hunt Midwest completes work on the $16.6M Twin Creek Sewer Improvement opening up 14,000 acres of land for development in Kansas City’s Northland.

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HUNT MIDWEST ENTERS THE TEXAS MARKET

Hunt Midwest enters the Texas market with Hunt Southwest to focus on industrial and office development. The current portfolio consists of 2.5 million square feet of buildings in various stages including entitlement, design, construction, leasing or recently sold.

2014

SUBTROPOLIS TECHNOLOGY CENTER WELCOMES ITS FIRST DATA CENTER TENANT

SUBTROPOLIS TECHNOLOGY CENTER WELCOMES ITS FIRST DATA CENTER TENANT

Hunt Midwest creates SubTropolis Technology Center to enter the mission critical space and welcomes its first data center tenant, LightEdge Solutions.

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APPROVAL OF THE ARLINGTON AVENUE TIF PLAN

Approval of the Arlington Road TIF Plan allows for a 692-acre surface expansion of Hunt Midwest Business Center and an 8 million square foot expansion of SubTropolis over the next decade.

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HUNT MIDWEST SELLS ITS 50% MINING INTEREST IN HUNT MARTIN MATERIALS

Hunt Midwest sells its 50% mining interest in Hunt Martin Materials, LLC to Martin Marietta Materials.

2013
SubTropolis Cross Section - Automotive Alley

AUTOMOTIVE ALLEY IS CREATED AND TRADEMARKED

SubTropolis Cross Section - Automotive Alley

‘Automotive Alley’ is created and trademarked with over 14 automotive upfitters and suppliers occupying more than 150 acres at Hunt Midwest Business Center and over 400,000 square feet in SubTropolis, all in a synergistic environment in close proximity to the Ford Kansas City assembly plant in Claycomo.

2011
Hunt Midwest Senior Housing Development - Benton House

HUNT MIDWEST ENTERS THE SENIOR HOUSING MARKET

Hunt Midwest Senior Housing Development - Benton House

Hunt Midwest enters the senior housing market with Principal Senior Living Group to construct and operate Benton House assisted living and memory care communities in the KC metro.

2009

HUNT MIDWEST ADDS INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

HUNT MIDWEST ADDS INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

Hunt Midwest adds infrastructure management services to its offerings and completes a wide range of public and private projects including Tiffany Springs Road, N Amity Avenue, N Eastern Avenue, Line Creek Trail and NE Parvin Road.

2007
SubTropolis Storage - The KC area’s most convenient, secure underground storage facility since 2007. RV, boat and classic car storage only minutes from downtown Kansas Cit

SUBTROPOLIS STORAGE OPENS

SubTropolis Storage - The KC area’s most convenient, secure underground storage facility since 2007. RV, boat and classic car storage only minutes from downtown Kansas Cit

SubTropolis Storage opens with 288,000 square feet of RV, boat and vehicle storage.

2004
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HUNT MIDWEST MINING MERGES

Hunt Midwest Mining merges with Martin Marietta Materials to form Hunt Martin Materials, LLC.

2000
Hunt Midwest Business Center - Industrial land for sale or build-to-suit

THE PARVIN ROAD TIF DISTRICT IS CREATED

Hunt Midwest Business Center - Industrial land for sale or build-to-suit

The Parvin Road TIF district is created, spurring growth of the 1,500-acre Hunt Midwest Business Center located on land above SubTropolis.

1995
Lamar Hunt builds Worlds of Fun

HUNT MIDWEST SELLS WORLDS OF FUN

Hunt Midwest sells Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun to Cedar Fair, LP, the nation’s sixth largest amusement park operator.

1993

HUNT MIDWEST ENTERS THE RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT MARKET

HUNT MIDWEST ENTERS THE RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT MARKET

Hunt Midwest enters the residential real estate development market with its first development, North Brook, a 300-acre, master planned community that includes 900 homes across five distinct neighborhoods.

1985
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HUNT AND STEADMAN MERGE GREAT MIDWEST CORPORATION AND MID-AMERICA ENTERPRISES

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Hunt and Steadman merge Great Midwest Corporation and Mid-America Enterprises to form Hunt Midwest Enterprises, Inc. that includes three subsidiaries: Hunt Midwest Entertainment, Inc., Hunt Midwest Mining, Inc. and Hunt Midwest Real Estate Development.

1982
Lamar Hunt builds Worlds of Fun

OCEANS OF FUN OPENS

Oceans of Fun, a 60-acre water park, opens adjacent to Worlds of Fun.

1980

LAMAR HUNT AND JACK STEADMAN PURCHASE GREAT MIDWEST CORPORATION

Lamar Hunt and Jack Steadman purchase Great Midwest Corporation and revert it back to a private company.

1973
Lamar Hunt builds Worlds of Fun

WORLDS OF FUN OPENS

Lamar Hunt builds Worlds of Fun

Worlds of Fun, a 300-acre amusement park, opens at NE Parvin Road and I-435.

1970
The Kansas City Chiefs win the Super Bowl --- Lamar Hunt invests in Great Midwest Corporation.

LAMAR HUNT INVESTS IN GREAT MIDWEST CORPORATION

The Kansas City Chiefs win the Super Bowl --- Lamar Hunt invests in Great Midwest Corporation.

The Kansas City Chiefs win the Super Bowl — Lamar Hunt invests in Great Midwest Corporation.

1964

A STORAGE COMPANY IS FORMED

A STORAGE COMPANY IS FORMED

A storage company is formed to begin leasing space in the underground, welcoming Ford, Pillsbury and Russell Stover as its first tenants.

1963
Hunt Relocates The Dallas Texans To Kansas City

HUNT RELOCATES THE DALLAS TEXANS TO KANSAS CITY

Hunt Relocates The Dallas Texans To Kansas City

Lamar Hunt relocates the Dallas Texans to Kansas City, changing the team’s name to the Kansas City Chiefs.

1945

MINING OF SUBTROPOLIS BEGAN

MINING OF SUBTROPOLIS BEGAN

Midwest Precote begins lateral underground mining of limestone in what is known today as SubTropolis.

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