Feds cancel deal for FBI headquarters

August 15, 2007
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FBIThe federal government has canceled a contract with a Missouri developer chosen to build a new FBI field office in Castleton. The U.S. General Services Administration awarded the $38-million contract to Kansas City-based BC Development Co. on March 23, a decision that left local developers scratching their heads since BC didn't control the 12 acres it planned to build on. The company, which was founded by a 12-year veteran of the GSA, could not close on the property in time to meet a 120-day deadline. The government has reopened bidding to the other finalists for the project, which included locally based Duke Realty Corp. and Lauth Property Group. BC will not be allowed to bid again. Full story is here.
  • Of the two contenders for developing the MSA area, the one that includes a Target would be the better choice. We don't need more condos, and we desperately need shopping downtown for the people who live here (for activities of daily living)!!
  • Or you can discuss MSA ....
  • Does anyone know if either Duke or Lauth included any Low Impact Design elements into their plans for the Feds?
  • I hear Eastgate is for sale...
  • (sorry hit send too fast)

    ...so it might be considered low impact to build something new and better on an old site, instead of plowing up grass and trees. Let's plow up a parking lot and put in grass and trees.

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