The Opus Group® Announces Start of Construction on Mixed-Use Development in Kansas City


​The Opus Group (Opus), along with Central Bank of the Midwest and CTK Real Estate, announced today the start of construction on a 256-unit mixed-use apartment complex in the historic Westport neighborhood. The development, located at the corner of Westport Road and Broadway Boulevard, will also feature 10,000 square feet of ground-level retail space.

“We're pleased to be building our presence and business in Kansas City by contributing a modern mixed-use project in the vibrant neighborhood of Westport," said Joe Downs, vice president, general manager, Opus Development Company, L.L.C. “Westport has a unique, historical aesthetic, and this project will bring that attitude to life in a contemporary way."

The six-story project will include two guest suites and 254 apartment units, which will be a mix of junior studio, studio, alcove, one- and two-bedroom floorplans. Units will feature luxury interior finishes, including nine-foot ceilings, stone countertops, designer backsplash and lighting packages, vinyl plank flooring, stainless steel appliances, over-sized windows, and in-unit washers and dryers. 

Opus will use architectural details that reflect the neighborhood's aesthetic with modern, clean lines and materials. The project will also include an array of community amenities, with a club room and adjacent roof-level terrace that will overlook Westport Road and Broadway Boulevard, offering views of the Country Club Plaza. Another larger, lower-level amenity terrace overlooking Broadway Boulevard will have a pool, fire pits, lounge areas, grilling and dining capabilities and an adjacent club room. Additional amenities include state-of-the-art fitness equipment and Fitness On Demand™, conference rooms, co-working vestibules, spa, dog wash station, secure bike storage and storage space for residents, as well as two levels of secure underground parking with direct access to residential floors.

Opus Development Company, L.L.C. is the developer, Opus Design Build, L.L.C. is the design-builder and Opus AE Group, L.L.C. is the interior designer, architect and structural engineer of record. The project is slated to be completed in spring 2020.

About The Opus Group

The Opus Group® is a family of commercial real estate development, construction and design companies headquartered in Minneapolis with offices and projects across the country. Opus operates as an integrated, multidisciplinary team with expertise in development, capital markets and finance; project management and construction; architecture, engineering and interior design. The Opus Group includes Opus Holding, L.L.C. and its operating subsidiaries: Opus Development Company, L.L.C., Opus Design Build, L.L.C. and Opus AE Group, L.L.C. Specializing in industrial, office, residential, retail, healthcare and institutional projects, The Opus Group has broad capabilities, deep experience and a proven design-build model that delivers solutions for customers on time and on budget. For more information, visit and follow @TheOpusGroup on Twitter.