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University Of Missouri-Kansas City Reveals Plans For Bigger Conservatory

University of Missouri-Kansas City
The new Conservatory will look much different from the original plan. The original building, intended to house only the School of Music, now also would include the Department of Theatre.

The University of Missouri-Kansas City has taken a new step toward building a conservatory after a previous plan was halted last year, according to the Kansas City Business Journal.

According to a Request for Interest released Monday, UMKC is looking at its options for a public-private partnership as well as traditional development of a new facility for its Conservatory of Music and Dance and the Department of Theatre — either on campus or off campus.

The RFI specifically seeks firms that can provide several different development services, including:

  • Securing the land.
  • Securing incentives and public or private funding.
  • Providing design and construction services.
  • Developing alternatives for long-term ground leases and land purchases as well as options for a public-private partnership for financing and facilities operations.

Read the full story in the Kansas City Business Journal.

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