In Planning Development Projects

125 N. Market
125 N. Market Street 

Cost - $5 Million
Security National took ownership of the 19-story 125 N. Market building in 2013 and has renovated office tenant areas, common areas, restrooms and elevators on several floors. Other renovations will upgrade infrastructure, including new chillers, modernizing all elevator controls, renovating the 19th floor as a reception and events area, and repairing the walkway connecting the building to Exchange Place. The building offers spaces ranging from 1,000 to 16,000 SF, some that include panoramic views of the City. This building was constructed in 1963 and was formerly the Wichita Executive Center.

701 E. Second Street Renovations
701 E. Second Street 
Cost - N/A
A historic warehouse in Old Town will be renovated into a residential property. Plans include a rooftop penthouse and an addition to the south side of the building. The warehouse was originally built in 1910 and is about 38,000 square feet.
Arena Pointe East
525 E. Waterman 

Cost - N/A
Developers are planning to construct a new, three-story building on the vacant surface lot directly east of the Arena Pointe building. The proposed mixed-use development will be 30,000 square feet with exposed brick walls, high ceilings, large windows, private parking and outdoor patio space. Located south of INTRUST Bank Arena, the building will feature 10,000 square feet of retail space on the ground floor, 10,000 square feet of Class A office space on the second floor and six residential units on the third floor. The project is estimated to begin in 2023.  

Douglas & Emporia Building Renovations
105 S. Emporia 
Cost - N/A
Vantage Point Properties plans to renovate the three-story building at the southwest corner of Douglas and Emporia. Developers plan to retain the property’s historic characteristics and transform the building into ground floor retail and Class A office space on the upper floors.
Douglas Avenue Streetscape Phase 2
Douglas Avenue and St. Francis Street 
Cost - $1.3 Million
Phase Two will continue the improvements to Douglas Avenue. Curb extensions and streetscape amenities will be implemented as defined in the master plan for Douglas Avenue. The total cost of phases one and two is $6 million.
Fidelity Bank Expansion (Phase 2, Office Tower)
Northeast corner of Market and English Streets 

Cost - $35 Million
Fidelity Bank is expanding their downtown headquarters with the creation of a ten-story tower and private car park that will become part of the Wichita skyline. This $51 million project is titled "RISE: A Beacon of Progress" and will take place in two phases.

Phase 2
Phase 2 includes the construction of a new 135,000 square foot office tower. The first floor will offer customer parking and the remaining nine floors will be office space. Employees can utilize an outdoor walkway lined with plants or an enclosed skywalk with floor-to-ceiling windows to travel to and from the car park over the northwest corner of Market and English Streets. Employees will also have premiere access to Rise Farms and the event space located on the rooftop of the car park. Estimated completion is 2023.

Phase 1
Phase 1 is now complete and included the construction of a new car park with 405 stalls featuring 24 electric charging stations and 17,000 square feet of retail/restaurant space available for lease on the ground floor. Plans are underway to transform the rooftop into Rise Farm, one of the largest urban farms in the Midwest. The rooftop will also feature a private event center for small gatherings.

Mead Street Office Collective
115 N. Mead 
Cost - N/A
The former downtown mini storage building will transform into a mixed-use destination. Originally built in 1901 as a broom factory, this 24,000 square-foot property is right across the street from Union Station and is located at a key entrance to the Old Town district. The first floor will feature a collaborative environment called the Mead Street Office Collective, which will include 20 private offices ranging from 250-500 square feet. There will be space available for restaurant concepts as well. The building will also feature an outdoor patio, second-floor deck on both the east and west sides of the building and a rooftop deck/entertainment area. Developers plan to preserve historic architectural details during the renovation.
Riverfront Village
West bank of the Arkansas River 
Cost - N/A
Developers plan to transform the west bank of the Arkansas River into a 7-acre mixed-use development that could include residential, a flagship hotel, retail or restaurants, commercial office space and public plazas. Improvements to the riverwalk are included in this project. Adjacent to the new Ballpark, this development hopes to become a gathering place for the community that will draw visitors from across the region.
St. Francis and Commerce Street Improvements
On the corner of St. Francis and Commerce Streets 
Cost - N/A.
Proposed streetscape improvements include upgrading utility and drainage infrastructure, refurbishing the existing brick streets and the further definition of parking and drive lanes, all while still preserving the character of the Commerce Street Arts District. Recommended design solutions also include a gathering space located just north of Kellogg between Commerce and St. Francis which will link the two streets and provide new amenities such as trees, lighting and urban art.