August 07, 2017

The Cordish Companies and Kansas City Power & Light District Celebrate Major Milestone with Topping Out of $120 Million Two Light Luxury Apartment Tower

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The Cordish Companies and Kansas City Power & Light District Celebrate Major Milestone with Topping Out of $120 Million Two Light Luxury Apartment Tower

Scheduled to open in 2018, the 296-unit 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 (Aug. 7, 2017) - As it nears its 2018 completion, Two Light Luxury Apartments in the Kansas City Power & Light District celebrated the pouring of the building's last column with a ceremonial Topping Out event held at the project site. Executives from The Cordish Companies and the Power & Light District were joined by distinguished guests from the City, community and business leaders, executives and team members from JE Dunn Construction Company and lead project architect Hord Coplan Macht, to celebrate this exciting milestone, continuing a boom in residential growth downtown that shows no signs of slowing. Two Light will be the second of four high-rise apartment buildings built by The Cordish Companies within the perimeter of the Power & Light District, with the 25-story One Light Luxury Apartments having opened in November 2015.

"The topping out of Two Light is an exciting milestone and a great opportunity for us to share our appreciation of the hard and skillful work the JE Dunn team has done so far," said Nick Benjamin, Executive Director of the Kansas City Power & Light District and Director of Multifamily Development for The Cordish Companies. "Just like its sister property, One Light, Two Light will add a unique, amenity-rich residential experience to Kansas City's downtown, which is now growing at pace with the country's most dynamic cities. We are extremely proud of what we delivered with One Light and with today's milestone, we are one step closer to Two Light achieving the same success.  We can't wait to reveal Two Light to Kansas City next year."

Scheduled to open in 2018, the $120 million, 296-unit Two Light will join One Light as the second new construction high-rise apartment building in the last 50 years in downtown Kansas City. The 24-story tower features a seven-story parking garage with 499 spaces, plus 18 floors of studio apartments, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and penthouse apartment homes. Additionally, the first floor will include 15,000 square feet of office space and 3,100 square feet of retail space.

Two Light will feature more than 16,000 square feet of amenity space that rivals that of any luxury apartment or condo building anywhere in the United States including:

An expansive outdoor amenity deck featuring an infinity edge pool at the building's northwest edge, grilling stations, cabanas, an outdoor bar and a belvedere relaxation and activity space that cantilevers over 14th street

An indoor heated pool and spa retreat

A demonstration kitchen

Indoor-outdoor private event room

Club room featuring a 120-inch big screen TV

Quiet room

Fitness Center

Conference Room

A building sommelier

24-hour lobby attendant and full suite of concierge services

One Light Luxury Apartments, which opened at 50 East 13th Street in November 2015, reached 100 percent occupancy in less than five months.  Tours of a model apartment of Two Light can be scheduled by visiting the Two Light Leasing Center at 1251 Main Street, emailing or by calling 816-472-1444.

About The Cordish Companies
The Cordish Companies' origins date back to 1910 and encompass four generations of privately-held, family ownership. During the past ten decades, The Cordish Companies has grown into a global leader in Commercial Real Estate; Coworking Spaces; Entertainment Districts; Gaming; Hotels; International Development; Private Equity; Residential; Restaurants; and Sports-Anchored Developments. One of the largest and most respected developers in the world, The Cordish Companies has been awarded an unprecedented seven Urban Land Institute Awards for Excellence for public-private developments that are of unique significance to the cities in which they are located. Prime examples are The Cordish Companies' prominent role in the redevelopment of Baltimore's world famous Inner Harbor; Philadelphia, PA; Atlantic City, NJ; Charleston, SC; Houston, TX; Louisville, KY; Kansas City, MO and St. Louis, MO. In addition, The Cordish Companies has developed and operates multiple highly acclaimed entertainment destinations throughout the United States which welcome over 50 million visitors per year and are the most visited destinations in their respective regions. Over the generations, The Cordish Companies has remained true to the family's core values of quality, entrepreneurial spirit, long-term personal relationships and integrity. As a testimony to the long-term vision of its family leadership, The Cordish Companies still owns and manages virtually every business it has created. For more information visit or follow us on Twitter (@cordishco).

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About the Kansas City Power & Light District
The Kansas City Power & Light District is a vibrant eight-block neighborhood in the heart of downtown Kansas City that is redefining the City from its skyline to its sidewalks. The District links together the renovated Bartle Hall Convention Center, the new Sprint Center, offices, hotels, entertainment, cultural destinations and residential developments.  The combination of entertainment, shopping, nightlife and residential with the District's imaginative and innovative design, has created an intriguing 24/7 neighborhood. For more information, visit or

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