April 24, 2014

Decreased utility values hit Edgerton’s bottom line

Danedri Thompson
Appraised property values in Johnson County are on the rise, city administrator Beth Linn told Edgerton City Council members June 27. However, overall appraised value of Edgerton is down 6.3 percent.
In order to garner the same …

Intermodal developer purchases KCI buildings

Northpoint isn’t only developing warehouses in Edgerton. The company, which serves as the developer for the Logistics Park Kansas City adjacent to the BNSF intermodal, recently purchased 240,000 square-feet of industrial buildings near the Kansas City International airport.
According to …

Truck hits powerline; starts fire at intermodal

Black smoke spills onto U.S. 56 Highway at the intersection of Four Corners Road on Friday afternoon. No one was injured when a truck hit a powerline. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
Police and firefighters responded to a blaze near U.S. 56 Highway and Four Corners Road in Edgerton at approximately 4:15 p.m. on June 21.
Johnson County Fire fighters were on route from two different directions as the …

Commission approves Edgerton warehouse plat

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
In a brief meeting, the Edgerton Planning Commission considered two items of business at its’ meeting on June 11.
The commission approved both a Final Plat and a Final Site Plan for property …

Edgerton PC discusses protest petition

The Edgerton Planning Commission will meet at 7 p.m. May 14 to consider a protest petition regarding a billboard sign, and two proposals regarding land usage at the intermodal.
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Laying track

Photo courtesy of Larry L. Byers

An automated track laying machine was used April 11 to install a new lead track on the east end of the new Kansas City Intermodal Facility. This picture was taken looking to the southwest from the closed Grand Street crossing …

Company breaks ground for warehouse


Danedri Thompson
The DeLong Company feels right at home in Edgerton, Bo DeLong told a handful of onlookers on April 22. The DeLong Company, a grain exporter, broke ground on an 8-acre site that will house a warehouse.
Its …

Groundbreaking set for DeLong facility at intermodal

The DeLong Company will host a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off construction on its warehouse project on April 22.
The grain-exporting company will build warehouse facility on 8 acres near the intermodal. It is the first tenant of the Logistics …

BNSF offers sneak preview of intermodal

Nine story electric cranes are visible in the distance from the approximate center of the 400-plus acre intermodal property. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
It’s big, Nathaniel Hagedorn described the intermodal facility to a crowd of more than 200 people during a sneak peak of the facility last week.
Hagedorn is the President and CEO of NorthPoint Development, the company who …

New developer named for logistics park adjacent to intermodal

An electric crane rises above the railroad tracks near Waverly Road and 191st Street. The crane is one of five to be constructed on the intermodal site. Edgerton Holdings Company, a division of the developer for a logistics park near the site, will build a 490,000-square-foot warehouse nearby. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
The Allen Group of Kansas City will no longer serve as the developer of the Logistics Park of Kansas City, the planned warehouse development adjacent to the Edgerton Intermodal.
Edgerton officials approved an agreement March 28 that …