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Rezoning approved for $212 million Paragon Star

The much-anticipated Paragon Star development in west Lee's Summit took another step forward last week. The Lee's Summit Journal's Russ Pulley posted an article Saturday on the Lee's Summit City Council's approval for rezoning of approximately 120 acres on the site of the proposed $212 million dollar mixed-use development. In the piece, Pulley said this fall's planned groundbreaking comes after nearly five years of preparation by developers Bill Brown and Flip Short.

At 19, natural entrepreneur finds vocation, profit

The Lee's Summit's Journal's Max introduces us to Justin Schulmeister, a 19 year-old entrepreneur and the owner of Royal Door.

QuikTrip to expand in Lee’s Summit with ‘next-generation’ stores

Quick Trip has announced a sizable investment in Lee's Summit. Joyce Smith, of the Kansas City Star, tells us about the plans which include expanding two existing operations and building a new location.

Lee's Summit advances $225M mixed-use project

The Kansas City Business Journal's Rob Roberts reports on the Lee's Summit Planning Commission's unanimous approval of $225 million mixed-use development near View High Drive in Lee's Summit.

Apartments proposed in south part of city

In another piece from Pulley and the Journal, the Lee's Summit Planning Commission has recommended a proposed rezoning for a new multi-family development in southern Lee's Summit.