Completed Development Projects

220 & 222 S. Commerce Restaurant Renovations
220 S. Commerce 
Date Completed - December 2013.
Cost - N/A. Just 200 steps Northeast of INTRUST Bank Arena, this renovated warehouse space now houses two restaurants. Features of the property include large wood columns, wood beams and original wood floors. These two businesses have had a positive impact on the Arena Neighborhood revitalization efforts.
520Commerce
520 S. Commerce Street 
Dates Completed - December 2016.
Cost - $3 Million. 520Commerce is a historic warehouse located in the Commerce Street Arts District that has been transformed into mixed-use space, and includes one and two bedroom apartments, lofts, brownstones, work studios, gallery space and creative office space. The building's historic integrity was preserved during the renovation, retaining the original signage and ironwork, floor scales, exposed original wooden beams and brick walls. Resident amenities include off-street parking and a maker space for rent.
Airbus
238 N. Mead Street 
Date Completed - 2010.
Cost - $1 million. Old Town developer Dave Burk bought the building at 238 N. Mead, the former Kansas Sports Hall of Fame, in February 2010 and leased it to Airbus. Airbus moved into the new facility in May 2010. With the expansion, Airbus added approximately 80 to 100 jobs in Wichita.
Albert Paley Sculpture Installation
Waterman and Main Streets 
Date Completed - December 2011.
Cost - $350,000. The Albert Paley Sculpture, located at the NE corner of the WaterWalk development at Waterman and Main Street, is a contemporary sculpture comprised of bronze, stainless and Cor-Ten steel. The 38-foot-tall metal sculpture is an icon for Downtown and creates a sense of place with the large surrounding plaza and Bosque of River Birch trees that act as a backdrop. The sweeping upward motions of the sculpture signify Wichita's aviation heritage while the earth-tone colors of the bronze and Cor-Ten steel are suggestive of the natural environment significant to our Native America Indian heritage.
Ambassador Hotel at Block One
104 S. Broadway Street 
Date Completed - December 2012.
Cost - $23 million. A development team renovated the historic 14-story Douglas Avenue Building into a 117-room Boutique Hotel. Bright and spacious, with expansive windows overlooking the city of Wichita, the hotel's rooms and suites represent a showcase of luxury boutique accommodations at its pinnacle. This historic building is located at the corner of Douglas Avenue and Broadway.
Arnold Group Renovations
530 S. Topeka Street 
Date Completed - June 2013.
Cost - Approx. $500,000. The Arnold Group is a human resource solutions company headquartered at 530 S. Topeka in Downtown Wichita. The company has grown from a temp agency to include consulting, training and professional placement services and they employ 13 full-time workers with over 2,000 temporary workers. After nearly five months, renovations to their existing property are complete. Interior updates include a high-tech conference room, new private offices as well as exterior facade improvements.
Bite Me BBQ
130 N. St. Francis Street 
Date Completed - April 2012.
Cost - $500,000. Bite-Me-Bar-B-Q purchased 130 N. St. Francis and opened their restaurant in the second quarter of 2012.
Block One Parking Garage
104 S. Broadway Street 
Date Completed - December 2012.
Cost - $6.8 million. The City of Wichita constructed a parking garage with 270 spaces and 8,400 square feet of retail space facing William Street (at 360 E. William) to accommodate the new Ambassador Hotel, Kansas Leadership Center and the general public.
Building Renovations at Topeka & Broadway on Waterman
340 S. Broadway Street 
Date Completed - November 2014.
Cost - Approx. $2 million. Two buildings on the north side of Waterman along Broadway & Topeka completed exterior facade and interior renovations. The buildings, located at 340 S. Broadway and 329 S. Topeka, formerly housed Rainbows United and are now home to Comcare.
Cargill Innovation Center
300 W. First Second Street 
Date Completed - summer 2011.
Cost - $14.7 million. The 75,000-square-foot Innovation Center is located on Wichita Street between 1st and 2nd. The new center houses a food service culinary center including a model commercial food kitchen so Cargill chefs can test and demonstrate to customers how their products perform. There is also a retail center of expertise, which includes model home kitchens to showcase and simulate for retailers how Cargill products will work in shoppers' homes. The center also houses an analytical laboratory and small processing facility where the company can work on developing new products and technologies.
Carnegie Library
204 S. Main Street 
Date Completed - 2009.
Cost - $3.9 million. After opening more than nine decades ago, and standing vacant for nine years, the Wichita Carnegie Library Building has been carefully restored to its original glory. This magnificent Beaux Arts building was a gift to the City of Wichita from steel magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Civic cultural leader and one of Wichita's most successful women, Mrs. Louise Caldwell Murdock, designed the lavishly detailed interiors. The building is now the new headquarters of the Commercial Banking Division of Fidelity Bank.
City Arts - Old Town
334 N. Mead Street 
Date Completed - 2004.
Cost - $3.86 million. This community arts center provides classes to learn about arts and crafts projects. The building also includes gallery space that features new exhibits on a monthly basis.
CoBank
245 N. Waco Street 
Date Completed - March 2013.
Cost - $800,000. CoBank celebrated its merger with Wichita-based US AgBank by investing over three-quarters of a million dollars in interior renovations. The 256,000 square-foot building (also known as the Farm Credit Bank Building) is one of Downtown Wichita's largest Class A office buildings set on the East bank of the Arkansas River.
Commerce & Waterman Renovations
400 S. Commerce Street 
Date Completed - November 2014.
Cost - N/A. Renovations to the building at the corner of Commerce and Waterman will enhance the connection between the Commerce Arts District and INTRUST Bank Arena. Completed renovations include repurposing shipping containers as meeting rooms in the interior, large exterior window additions, the addition of a large awning and deck facing Waterman, and asphalt replacing a dirt parking lot on the north side of the building. The building now houses two tenants with 900 SF of leasable retail space.
Commerce Street Lofts
416 S. Commerce Street 
Date Completed - August 2012.
Cost - $500,000. Located at 416 S. Commerce Street, the Commerce Street Lofts were completed in August of 2012 and is a mixed-use two-story development (retail/office first floor - residential on the second). Located in the Commerce Street Arts District, the four two-bedroom units feature exposed brick and great views of Downtown Wichita. All kitchens have granite counters and stainless steel appliances, and beautiful wooden floors span the living room/ kitchen area. Industrial staircases are in every unit in the building as well as in the common areas.
Corner 365
365 W. First Street N. 
Date Completed - September 2014.
Cost - N/A. Garvey Center owner, Builders Inc. has constructed 36 new apartments at the corner of First and Waco. Tenant parking is in the Garvey Center's existing garage. This new project has transformed the prominent intersection and will be a catalyst for further development along the First Street corridor.
COrTen Building
100 S. Market Street 
Date Completed - November 2015.
Cost - N/A. The COrTen Building renovation is complete at the corner of Douglas and Market. Prior to its redevelopment, this building sat empty for over twenty years. Bokeh Development transformed the building into contemporary, modern offices with flexible leases, which gives the opportunity for startups and other new businesses to grow incrementally. The second floor has a shared conference room, coffee bar and workout center. Facade improvements were also included in the renovation.
Courtyard by Marriott in Old Town
820 E. Second Street N. 
Date Completed - 2006.
Cost - $15 million. This project converted a two-story warehouse into a four-story hotel loaded with amenities. Located in the heart of Old Town, the property features a beautiful interior lobby, an exercise room and offers breakfast.
Courtyard by Marriott Renovations - Phase One
820 E. Second Street N. 
Date Completed - March 2013.
Cost - $900,000. The 128-room Courtyard by Marriott, located at 820 E. 2nd Street in Old Town, completed a major renovation of its lobby and other public guest areas. The goal of the renovation was to create an area where guests can get out of their room and socialize with other guests. A new bistro, named Table 820, along with a Starbucks service station was included in the renovations. This was the first of two phased improvements planned for the hotel.
Courtyard by Marriott Renovations - Phase Two
820 E. Second Street N. 
Date Completed - May 2014.
Cost - Approx. $1 million. Phase two renovations included updates to the 128-room hotel's design and color schemes as well as a refresh to the meeting spaces. Phase One, renovation of the lobby and guest areas, was completed in February 2013.
Douglas Avenue - Streetscape Development Phase 1
423 E. Douglas Avenue 
Cost - $6 Million. In 2011, the City approved a new plan, led by community input, for transit and streetscape improvements along the core of Douglas Avenue from Main to Washington Streets. Phase One design, led by the team of Law Kingdom, PEC and Gardner Design, focuses on the addition of transit shelters, added streetscape amenities and improved pedestrian way-finding signage. Phase One funding of $1.3 million has been secured and work is currently under construction.
Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview
400 W. Douglas Avenue 
Date Completed - August 2011.
Cost - $29 million. Drury Southwest has completed renovations of the Historic Broadview Hotel. The hotel offers 200 guest rooms and suites, and relocates the guest entrance and check-in to face the river; the renovations also include the construction of a skywalk connecting the parking garage with the hotel. The building�s interior has been restored to reflect the historic character of the hotel.
Eaton Place Renovations
517 E. Douglas Avenue 
Date Completed - December 2013.
Cost - N/A. The Eaton Place, a 115-Unit apartment complex in the 500 block of East Douglas created three new live-work spaces. The 1,000 sq. ft. spaces are the first such units in the Eaton and feature a kitchen island, accent walls, stackable washer/ dryer, front and back entrance, full size appliances, a build in desk and more.
Fairfield Inn & Suites Wichita Downtown
525 S. Main Street 
Date Completed - June 2011.
Cost - $11.5 million. The new 131-room Marriott hotel opened in June 2011. The hotel is located on the northwest corner of Main and Dewey. The hotel opens onto the gardens of WaterWalk. The design of the hotel incorporates key design principles from Project Downtown, the Master Plan for Wichita.
Farmers and Bankers Building
200 E. First Street 
Date Completed - 2009.
Cost - $293,000. Built in 1911, the Farmers and Bankers Building located at 200 E. 1st Street underwent renovations in 2009. A new roof and new interior (paint, carpet, lighting, fixtures and furniture) and long-awaited exterior facade improvements will bring the building back to its original quality, making it a prime location for doing business in the downtown core.
Fidelity Bank Headquarters Renovation
100 E. English Street 
Date Completed - September 2015.
Cost - $2 million. Fidelity Bank recently completed a major renovation of its 30 year old headquarter lobby space at 100 E. English. These renovations were part of a series of $2 million in upgrades commissioned by the bank in recent years. The recent lobby renovation opened up views to the north courtyard, and features a custom tile floor pattern, and updated, custom-matched millwork, which ties the space together to create an open, welcoming environment for customers and bank employees. Work began on the lobby area in November 2014 and was completed in late September 2015.
Finn Lofts
430 S. Commerce Street 
Date Completed - 2010.
Cost - $3 million. A contemporary-design conversion of an historic warehouse, The Finn Lofts is the first residential and commercial project of this scale in the Commerce Arts District. Home to 27 sophisticated, state-of-the-art studios, 1 and 2 bedroom lots to rent and over 7,000 sq. ft. of office and retail space, The Finn Lofts are a new look in Downtown. The project was featured in the October 2011 edition of DWELL Magazine.
Firestone Place
440 S. Main Street 
Date Completed - December 2013.
Cost - N/A. Formerly Automobilia, the newly renamed Firestone Place has undergone major renovations to become leasable office and retail space at the corner of 1st & Emporia. Renovations included exterior and interior. Two trees Technologies has already signed as the first tenant in the building.
Garvey Center and Apartments
250 W. Douglas Avenue 
Date Completed - 2007.
Cost - $1.54 million. This residential project converted space formerly utilized as a hotel into apartments. The developer renovated the structure into 95 residential units.
Grant Telegraph Centre Condominiums
151 N. Rock Island Street 
Date Completed - 2005.
Cost - $8.71 million. This historic building rehabilitation project cost $8.71 million and created 13 condominium units for residential use. These will be the first owner-occupied residential development project in the center city. Units range from 1,600 to 4,000 square feet. Sales price for unfinished space is $75 to $100 per square foot.
Howerton+White Expansion & Renovation
520 E. Douglas Avenue 
Date Completed - August 2012.
Cost - $600,000. Located at 520 E. Douglas, Howerton+White's 3,000-foot expansion provided much needed space for staff, which has grown from 4 to 21 employees in just six years. The Stites brothers built the Classical Revival two-story building in 1889, just two years after the opening of the Carey House (the Eaton Hotel). The remodeled first and second floors is now a very open, functional space for the agency and includes a new staircase and a 30-foot stainless steel slide to connect the two floors.
Hyatt Regency Wichita
400 W. Waterman Street 
Date Completed - January 2012.
Cost - $1.6 million. This investment marks the final phase of a multi-phase expansion and renovation of the riverfront hotel. This phase encompassed approximately 35,000 square feet of meeting space improvements.
Hyatt Regency Wichita Renovations Phase Two
400 W. Waterman Street 
Date Completed - March 2014.
Cost - $7.5 million. The Hyatt, located at 400 W. Waterman, has renovated and redesigned the hotel's 303 guest rooms. The rooms' new look incorporates some of Kansas' landscapes and color in the design. Each room received new beds, new furniture, 42-inch flat-screen TVs, in-room safes, mini-refrigerators and accessible electrical outlets. The hotel completed Phase One renovations of the lobby and meeting areas in 2012.
INTRUST Bank Arena
500 E. Waterman Street 
Date Completed - 2010.
Cost - $205 million. The INTRUST Bank Arena is a modern, state-of-the-art sports and entertainment venue, perfect for concerts and conventions alike. Located in the heart of Downtown Wichita with trendy restaurants, shops and eclectic entertainment options nearby, the INTRUST Bank Arena is the premier arena in the Midwest. The $205 million arena features 22 suites, 40 loge boxes, 300 premium seats with a total 15,000-seat capacity and will boast the top notch sporting events and entertainment with the industry's best acoustics and sound system. The arena is managed by SMG, a world-leader in venue management and booking for more than 200 arenas worldwide.
INTRUST Bank Arena's Guitar Bar & Thunder Team Store
500 E. Waterman Street 
Date Completed - October 2013.
Cost - Approx. $250,000. INTRUST Bank Arena, home to the Wichita Thunder hockey team, constructed a permanent Wichita Thunder team store. The store is located under Entrance B on the South side on the main concourse and was completed in time for the 2013-2014 season. In addition, a new bar named "Guitar Bar" was constructed on the east side of the main concourse by sections 122/123. The new bar showcases signed guitars from visiting artists displayed in glass on the walls. Guitar Bar also features a giant guitar hanging from the ceiling. Sets of bar stools overlook the Arena's loading dock, where fans will sometimes be able to see pre-show crew activity. The new bar serves drinks only, including specialty cocktails.
J.P. Weigand and Sons Realtors
150 N. Market Street 
Date Completed - January 2012.
Cost - $500,000. J.P. Weigand and Sons, Inc. renovated their Downtown Corporate Office at 150 N. Market Street. Renovations include work on the new facade along with interior renovations of the three-building complex.
Kansas Leadership Center and Kansas Health Foundation Conference Center at Block One
325 E. Douglas Avenue 
Date Completed - August 2013.
Cost - $9 million. The Kansas Health Foundation expanded their current Douglas Avenue offices to include approximately 36,000 square feet of meeting rooms and headquarters space for the Kansas Leadership Center. This is the first new construction along the core of Douglas Avenue in approximately 38 years.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame/Wichita Boat House
515 S. Wichita Street 
Date Completed - 2010.
Cost $500,000. Renovations to the Wichita Boat House for the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame were completed in summer 2010. The Boat House now serves as the headquarters for the Hall of Fame and offers premier event rental space.
KE Miller Engineering
117 E. Lewis Street 
Date Completed - July 2013.
Cost - Approx. $300,000. KE Miller Engineering completed renovations to the brick building at 117 E. Lewis into attractive professional offices inside and out. The 3,000-square-foot building was built in 1936. It formerly housed three companies and had been sitting vacant for 15 years before renovations. The seven member staff at KE Miller Engineering provides cost effective engineering and surveying services to the Wichita metro area.
Live at The Loony Bin
215 N. St. Francis Street 
(316) 618-4242
Date Completed - April 2014.
Cost - Approx. $200,000. Renovations and building alterations were made to 215 N. St. Francis by Graycon Building Group including a new 150-160 person theater, box office and bar. The renovated building features the Looney Bin comedy club Thursdays through Saturdays.
Lofts at St. Francis
201 E. William Street 
Date Completed - 2006.
Cost - $8 million. This building was converted from an empty warehouse to plush condominiums. The development features secured parking, balconies and an excellent rooftop deck with a kitchen and basketball court. The property is within a block of the Downtown arena.
Old Town Square Parking Garage
353 N. Mead Street 
Date Completed - 2003.
Cost - $7.2 million. This facility includes 500 parking spaces that are free for public use. The ground floor space facing the plaza contains a number of shops and restaurants.
Old Town Square/Movie Theatre
Moore and Mead Street (right in front of the Warren in Old Town) 
Date Completed - 2003.
Cost - $20 million. This project includes a 6 screen movie theater, 30,000 square feet of retail space, 60,000 square feet of office space, a public plaza with interactive fountains and a 500 space parking garage offering free parking. Original Tenants include: Warren Theatre, Imbass Grill, Old Chicago, Best Cleaners, Andy's Woods and Crafts, Zyng Noodlery, Old Town General Store, Lucinda's, Muse E Yum and Uptown Grill. Old Town celebrated its twentieth anniversary in 2011.
Open Door
402 E. Second Street 
Date Completed - March 2012.
Cost - $5.4 million. Open Door consolidated many of its services at its new spacious location at 402 E. 2nd St. The United Methodist's new center houses the former Drop-In-Center and Klothes Kloset which serves a large portion of Wichita's citizens in need.
P.E.C. Building Renovations
303 S. Topeka Street 
Date Completed - March 2015.
Cost - Approx. $2 million. Professional Engineering Consultants, or P.E.C., has completed extensive interior renovations to their headquarters at 303 S. Topeka. The interior remodel was completed prior to the company celebrating their 50th anniversary.
Parking at Market & William
212 S. Market Street 
Date Completed - 2016.
Cost - Approximately $9.68 Million. Renovations to the former Macy's Garage at 215 S. Market are now complete. Repairs have stabilized the structure and opened all nine floors and the 434 spaces of the garage, which benefit nearby businesses and the public.
Pinnacle Lofts & Apartments
429 E. Central Avenue 
Dates Completed - June 2016.
Cost - $6 Million. Seventy new residential units at Central and Waco in Downtown are now complete. The new three-story, two building Pinnacle Lofts & Apartments, is in close proximity to Riverside Park and Arkansas River bike paths, and includes 33 lofts, 20 one-bedroom units, and 17 two-bedroom units. The units feature flexible, open floor plans with modern finishes, exposed ductwork, wood grain flooring, granite countertops and washer/dryers. Resident amenities include a bike-share program and an on-site dry cleaning drop off. Other amenities include a clubhouse with a wet bar, covered parking, Wi-Fi is included in rent and a washer and dryer are included in each unit.
Pixius Communications
301 N. St. Francis Street 
Date Completed - December 2012.
Cost - Approx. $3.2 million. Pixius completed construction of their new headquarters at 301 N. St. Francis Street. Pixius Communications is an innovative, growing company uniquely positioned to provide a wide range of data communication solutions to business and residential markets in rural areas.
Player Piano Lofts
704 E. Douglas Avenue 
Date Completed - December 2012.
Cost - $4 million. Old Town developer Dave Burk renovated the Player Piano building, a 36-unit apartment project, in the 700 block of East Douglas. This beautiful 5-story brick building formerly housed the world's largest supplier of materials for rebuilding and repairing antique player pianos, organs, and coin operated musical instruments. The project introduces 36 two-bedroom and one-bedroom apartments ranging from 410-885 square feet in the six-level structure. The 33,000-square-foot building was built in 1901 and has desirable features such as large wood columns, wood beams and floors with exposed exterior brick walls and 16-foot ceilings on the first and second floors.
Pop-Up Urban Park
121 E. Douglas Avenue 
Date Completed - September 2015.
Cost - $146,000. The Hole on Douglas Ave has been transformed into a Pop-Up Urban Park through a grant from the Knight Foundation Fund of the Wichita Community Foundation. The park is a place where the community can connect through activities by promoting engagement. The site is activated daily with food truck vendors and other public activities.
Restaurant Renovations - 301 N. Washington
301 N. Washington Avenue 
Date Completed - April 2015.
Cost - N/A. The building at 301 N. Washington underwent major interior and exterior renovations to be transformed into Gianni Bacci's, A Speakeasy Joint. This new restaurant, with a 40-seat patio area, features vintage style cocktails and upscale tapas.
River Corridor Improvement Project
650 N. Seneca Street 
Date Completed - 2006.
Cost - $37 million. This project provides pedestrian amenities and public space along the east and west banks of the Arkansas River from the Kellogg bridge to Cowtown. The Keeper of the Plains statue raises approximately 30 feet and a set of eternal flames surrounds the statue.
Riverfront Improvements
Douglas Avenue and Second Street 
Date Completed - June 2011.
Cost - $2.2 million. The Riverfront Improvements between Douglas Avenue and 2nd street include venue space, pedestrian access from Waco Street and river overlook areas. This component of improvements completes the east bank improvements connecting the Keeper of the Plains and WaterWalk. The improvements also connect to the Drury Plaza Broadview Hotel.
Robert D. Love Downtown YMCA
402 N. Market Street 
Date Completed - December 2012.
Cost - $27 million. The Greater Wichita YMCA constructed a new 110,000 sq. ft. Downtown location that houses the organization's corporate offices as well as a new state of the art workout and activity facility. The project developed approximately three-fourths of a city block adjacent to City Hall and the Federal and Sedgwick County Courthouses. The new facility is expected to serve 30,000 people throughout the area. There are more than 103,000 residents within a three-mile radius of the new Downtown YMCA location. The Greater Wichita YMCA serves more than 265,000 kids and adults.
Rock Island Lofts
143 N. Rock Island Street 
Date Completed - November 2014.
Cost - N/A. Old Town developer Dave Burk has completed renovations to the former Grant-Billingly building at 143 N. Rock Island. The building, constructed in 1923, was used as office and warehouse space for the Grant-Billingly fruit company. The building now has eight upscale apartment units above three retail/office spaces. Six of the eight apartments are two-level. The apartment units will range from 600-1,720 AF with rents starting at $900 per month. The retail/office spaces range from 1,000-4,000 square feet.
Ronald Reagan Building Renovations
271 W. Third Street 
Dates Completed - November 2016.
Cost - $15.7 Million. Renovations are complete for the former IRS Building, located at 271 W. Third, to house multiple Sedgwick County offices including: the Downtown Tag Office, the Appraiser's Office, the Sheriff's Office of Professional Standards Unit, the Building & Construction Administrative Offices, the Metropolitan Area Building and Construction Department (a joint City-County department), and Environmental Resources. The building was purchased for $4.9 Million. Total renovations, which included remodeling, architectural services and furnishings were approximately $15.7 Million.
Sedgwick County/Rotary Foundation/Coleman Parking Lot & Plaza
699 E. Second Street North 
Date Completed - December 2011.
Cost - Approx. $2.3 million. This project has four public/private sector partners. Sedgwick County redeveloped the previous Coleman Warehouse site to accommodate parking for the INTRUST Bank Arena. The Downtown Rotary Club Foundation provided a new urban park celebrating their centennial year (Centennial Plaza and Rotary Time Tower) and Coleman contributed funds for a monument to commemorate Coleman's first manufacturing site. Concurrently, the City of Wichita implemented new streets and streetscape for two consecutive city blocks.
Sonic
504 S. Broadway Street 
Date Completed - October 2014. Project
Cost - N/A. One of America's favorite fast food drive-ins, Sonic, constructed a new 1,800 SF location at 504 S. Broadway. This new building replaced the Golden House restaurant.
St. Francis Streetscape Improvements
598 E. Douglas Avenue 
Date Completed - June 2012.
Cost - $2.3 million. The City of Wichita reconstructed St. Francis Street from Douglas Avenue to 2nd Street. This streetscape transformation converted the existing one-way configuration to two-way and also provides angled parking. In addition to improved infrastructure, the streetscape improvements added amenities such as street trees, new lighting, benches and decorative pavers. The revitalized streetscape provides an important pedestrian connection between the INTRUST Bank Arena and Old Town.
The Catholic Diocese - St. Mary Cathedral
430 N. Broadway Street 
Date Completed - December 2012.
Cost - $16 million. The Catholic Diocese restored the historic St. Mary's Cathedral located at Broadway and Central. The renovations included restoring the 105 foot dome and incorporating additional lighting to highlight its architectural details. All buildings on the campus are now connected by a new covered structure, which serves as a new gathering space. The renovations and construction were completed early 2013 to celebrate the Cathedral's 100-year anniversary.
The Douglas
200 E. Douglas Avenue 
Dates Completed - December 2016.
Cost - N/A. The Douglas project is now complete. The pink marble Exchange Place and white brick Bitting Building have been renovated and now offer 240 luxury residential units and a new 300-space parking garage where the former Lerner and Michigan buildings were. The ground floors of all the buildings, about 30,000 square feet, are available for commercial space. This project has transformed the Douglas Avenue corridor. Tower 1, the former Bitting Building, includes 66 apartments ranging from a 400 SF studio to a 1,100 SF unit. The nine-story Exchange place building includes 139 apartments ranging from 450 SF for a studio to 1,300 SF for a two-bedroom, two-bath unit. The new five-story building will have 35 apartments in addition to a parking garage for tenants. Rent prices will range from $825 to $1,600. Resident amenities include a rooftop deck with wading pool, grills, fire pits, and a dog-washing station. Inside the apartments will be granite countertops, farmhouse kitchen sinks, stainless steel appliances and a washer and dryer.
The Flats 324
324 N. Emporia Avenue 
Date Completed - 2010.
Cost - $6 million. The Historic Wichita High School was converted into 66 market rate apartments with two unique apartments in the building's old art and boiler rooms. The Flats opened in January 2010 and had 100 occupancy by July 2010.
The Flats 324 Expansion
324 N. Emporia Avenue 
Dates Completed - June 2016.
Cost - $7 Million. With the continued redevelopment of the St. Francis Street corridor, The Flats 324, located at 324 N. Emporia in the historic Wichita High School, has completed construction of 73 new units in addition to the existing 68 units. The new building has one- and two-bedroom contemporary style apartments with floor plans ranging from 575-905 SF and rents starting at $700. Amenities include a swimming pool, Dog Park, dog-washing station, gated access, options for covered parking, an expanded exercise area and a clubhouse. This project was completed in 2016.
The Fountains at WaterWalk
515 S. Main Street 
Date Completed - October 2012.
Cost - $1.6 million. Lights. Liquid. Music. Magic. The Fountains at WaterWalk are 150 feet long and located East of Gander Mountain. Three daily shows are offered at 12:30 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. from April through December. Each show incorporates beautiful music, colorful lights and moving water in a synchronized display. The music alternates between different genres, including country, classic rock, classical, '80s rock and holiday songs. The Fountains at WaterWalk are a new destination for locals and visitors to our Downtown.
The Harvester Apartments
355 N. Rock Island Street 
Date Completed - 2004.
Cost - $5.7 million. This historic building rehabilitation project created 47 residential units. The development includes mixed income clients.
The LUX
120 E. First Street 
Date Completed - November 2014.
Cost - $20 million. The LUX is the redevelopment of the former Kansas Gas & Electric Building. The project is a mixed-use development offering office, residential and luxury terraces overlooking the City's skyline. The first commercial and residential tenants moved in during 2013. The LUX is poised to develop a unique sense of community and place in Downtown Wichita while keeping true to the building's original 1950's character. The first and second floors of the seven story building offer office space while the top five floors house apartments - totaling 86 units. The LUX boasts countless amenities that will deliver the thrill of big-city living with the security of a close-knit community. Amenities include rooftop garden, a lounge and exercise room. Unit amenities include washer and dryer, unique energy-efficient lighting and free Wi-Fi.
The Renfro
612 E. Douglas Avenue 
Date Completed - October 2012.
Cost - $1.8 million. The Renfro is part of the East Douglas Avenue Historic District. It was built in 1908 as the Layle Hotel and later became the Renfro Hotel. The city then purchased the building and remodeled it, naming it Victoria Park Apartments. Located at 612 E. Douglas Avenue, The Renfro offers 20 residential units with two ground floor commercial spaces that offer the option of a live/work setting. The live-work units have first and second floor entrances and spiral staircases. The Renfro also offers more traditional layouts, including three studios, two 2-bedroom units and nine 1-bedroom units. One living space has a glass block wall, while another has an open and close freight door to invite the outside environment in. The units are equipped with electric high-efficiency heating & cooling systems, designed to use only the exact amount of energy needed to cool or heat the unit's area.
Union Station Phase One
701 W. Douglas avenue 
Dates Completed - June 2016.
Cost (Phase One and Two) - $54 Million. Renovation of one of Downtown Wichita's most iconic buildings is complete. Occidental Management identified $54 Million of redevelopment and expansion projects for the Downtown Union Station campus, which included the Wichita Historic train station, Union Station, Rock Island depot and baggage facility, and the former Wichita Grand Hotel. This project included five acres of public space, public streetscape and walking improvements. Phase One plans included updating the Rock Island Depot, Grand Hotel and a redeveloped public plaza area that fronts Douglas Avenue featuring food and drink vendors. This project was a key connector between Old Town, INTRUST Bank Arena and the Commerce Arts District. The first phase of this project was completed June 2016.
Urban Plaza at Block One
104 S. Broadway Street 
Date Completed - December 2012.
Cost - $800,000. The City of Wichita has constructed a new urban plaza that connects the new Block One Parking Garage and the historic Ambassador Hotel. The block's alley has been redesigned to make it more compatible for pedestrians and vehicles, as well as enhancing Downtown's mid-block pedestrian circulation. The mosaic public art is titled "Bravely Serene."
Warren Theatre
353 N. Mead Street 
Date Completed - 2009.
Cost - $1 million. Approximately $500,000 was invested in renovations with another $500,000 allocated for the digital conversion. The new Old Town Warren features the latest in movie technology, including the high-definition digital projection and new sound systems. In addition, two auditoriums have been equipped with silver screens, allowing the showing of 3-D films. The destination averages 500,000 visitors annually.
WaterWalk Hotel Apartments
411 W. Maple Street 
Date Completed - October 2014. Project
Cost - $10 million. The new WaterWalk Apartments, located at 411 W. Maple, offers flexible living choices with all bills paid, short leases, furnished or unfurnished one, two or three bedroom new apartments on the West bank of Arkansas River and adjacent to the Wichita Ice Center. The two buildings are comprised of 133 units with rates starting at $900 a month. Kitchens feature rich brown cabinetry, a range, garbage disposal and refrigerator. Every apartment is equipped with a stackable washer and dryer. WaterWalk Apartments combine hotel convenience and apartment essentials.
WaterWalk's Gander Mountain Expansion
605 S. Wichita Street 
Date completed - First Quarter 2012. Gander Mountain recently completed a 7,500 square foot expansion and store remodel. The expansion incorporates a new academy and the store's remodel includes new signage, better site lines and a better flow to the store giving guests a better overall shopping experience.
William Street Two-Way Conversion
200 E. William Street 
Date Completed - June 2014.
Cost - $375,000. The improvements from Main to Emporia Streets included converting William Street from a one-way west-bound street to a two-way street providing one lane in each direction. The pavement was improved as necessary and restriped to allow for two-way traffic. The project also added wheelchair ramps and modifications to the traffic signals.
Yellow Cab Company Building Renovations
252 N. Mosley 
Date Completed - 2015.
Cost - N/A. Renovations to the 26,000 SF Yellow Cab Company Building at the corner of 2nd and Washington Avenue (252 N. Mosley) included subdividing the space for multiple office, retail or restaurant tenants. Taste & See, an upscale restaurant and bar with a patio leased 4,532 SF, and Lotus Leaf Cafe', a healthy lifestyle cafe', opened in the Southwest corner of the building with 2,000 SF.
Zelman's Building
602 E. Douglas Avenue 
Date Completed - December 2011.
Cost - Approx. $1.7 million. Located at the corner of St. Francis and Douglas Avenue, this project converted an historic structure to have nine residential units (6 studios and 3 one bedrooms) on the second floor and 4,800 sq. feet of retail/restaurant space on the first floor.