February 8, 2016

Importer announces agreement to lease space in Edgerton

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Demdaco will re-locate to Edgerton after all, Logistics Park Kansas City officials announced June 26. The Lenexa-based gift importer renewed its lease for warehouse space in North Kansas City at the end of 2010 after an extensive search for warehouse space that included Edgerton. At the time, Demdaco sought a 312,000 square-foot Continue Reading

Laying the groundwork…

Grain company will occupy 8.7 acres on logistics property

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com The Allen Group has its first tenant in its yet-to-be-constructed logistics park adjacent to the BNSF intermodal site near Edgerton. The DeLong Co., an exporter of containerized grain, closed on the purchase of an 8.7 acre site last Friday. “We’re excited to be a part of the new development with BNSF and Continue Reading

Intermodal has first tenant

The Intermodal has a tenant. According to the Kansas City Business Journal, grain exporter, The DeLong Co. has purchased the first site in Edgerton. “The DeLong Co. is pleased to partner with local farmers in bringing their agricultural products to global markets,” Bo DeLong, vice president of grain for The DeLong Co., said in a Continue Reading

Allen Group may announce first intermodal warehouse tenant

The Allen Group of Kansas City may have secured a tenant for its under-development logistics park adjacent to BNSF’s Intermodal in Edgerton. According to a report in the Kansas City Business Journal, Patrick Robinson, director for the Allen Group-KC, told the Olathe Chamber of Commerce last week than an unnamed company was under contract. Edgerton Continue Reading

Demdaco decides to stay put in North Kansas City

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Demdaco, a Lenexa-based gift importer, will not be re-locating to Edgerton in the immediate future. The company renewed a lease for warehouse space in North Kansas City as the ball was dropping on 2010. Demdaco, which primarily imports figurines for Kansas City-based Hallmark, was seeking development space to build a 312,000 square Continue Reading

BNSF announces contractors for intermodal project

Corbin H. Crable chcrable@gardnernews.com OVERLAND PARK — BNSF Railway Co. has announced the names of the contractors that will take the long-discussed concept of the intermodal facility and finally turn it into a reality. BNSF President Matt Rose on Monday announced that T.J. Lambrecht Construction and Walsh Construction have been awarded a joint contract to Continue Reading