Cordish Cos. Unveils Plans for $120M Project

The developer opened a leasing center with a model unit in Two Light Luxury Apartments, the newest addition to the downtown Kansas City skyline.
Scheduled to open Spring 2018, Two Light will join One Light as the second new construction high-rise apartment building in the last 50 years in downtown Kansas City, MO (PRNewsFoto/The Cordish Companies)

Scheduled to open Spring 2018, Two Light will join One Light as the second new construction high-rise apartment building in the last 50 years in downtown Kansas City, MO 

Kansas City, Mo.The Cordish Cos. and the Two Light team have recently announced the opening of the leasing center for Two Light Luxury Apartments. The center provides viewing opportunities for the $120 million, 296-unit development that is slated to open in June 2018. Apartment and building virtual tours are also available on the Two Light website.

Located at 1251 Main St., the leasing center grants the opportunity to view a fully built-out, one-bedroom suite and offers the possibility to take a virtual tour of all apartments and building amenities. The 24-story Two Light is being built in the heart of the Kansas City Power & Light District at 1444 Grand Ave., and will have 18 floors of studio, one- and two- bedroom units, as well as penthouse apartments. The asset will feature a plethora of luxury amenities such as an infinity-edge outdoor pool perched above 14th Street, an indoor pool and spa retreat, a demonstration kitchen, 499 parking spaces, indoor-outdoor bar and party room. All apartments will have wood floors, quartz countertops, porcelain and marble bathroom tiles and custom-crafted European-style cabinetry and built-in furniture.

“We’ve seen more and more people of all ages and demographics want to live, work and play in downtown Kansas City and buildings like Two Light will only accelerate and deepen that demand and the overall growth of this great downtown,” said Nick Benjamin, executive director of the Kansas City Power & Light District and The Cordish Cos.’ director of multifamily development, in prepared remarks.

Two Light will frame the southern edge of the Power & Light District. The property will join One Light, as the second new-construction high-rise apartment building in the last 50 years in downtown Kansas City. The 307-unit One Light Luxury Apartments opened at 50 East 13th St., in November 2015, and reached 100 percent occupancy in less than five months.

“We couldn’t be more proud to be revealing this unique community and lifestyle to Kansas City. It’s what Kansas City deserves and we can’t wait to welcome more residents to the Power & Light District community,” said Marnie Sauls, director of residential management for The Cordish Cos.

The Power & Light District is an eight-block neighborhood in the heart of downtown Kansas City. More than $10 billion were invested in public and private developments over the last decade, creating approximately 3,000 new apartment units, 1,900 hotel keys and a streetcar line.

Image courtesy of The Cordish Cos.