Three Letters for the Commercial Realty Outlook: IDK

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The picture of a post-COVID world won’t be in focus until well after the pandemic ends.  John Sweeney, Sales Manager for Reece Commercial, provides a look at the future of the commercial real estate market: “I don’t know.”  That is the answer my peers (and I) have for people outside the commercial real-estate industry asking what the future holds for …

SBA Grants for Shuttered Venues

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As part of the December 2020 COVID relief legislation, Congress approved $15 billion in grants to shuttered venues, to be administered by the SBA’s Office of Disaster Assistance. You can learn more details about the program here: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/shuttered-venue-operators-grant#section-header-6 SBA is in the process of setting up the grant program and is not yet accepting applications. Top priority will go to those …

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Resumes

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The SBA has announced that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) reopens, Monday January 11.The $284 billion allocated from the Covid Relief Bill gives those that weren’t approved or did not participate in the first iteration of PPP another chance to apply, and allows businesses that have exhausted previous PPP money, and have been significantly impacted by the pandemic, to apply …

JoCo Issues New Public Health Order

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With Covid-19 cases nearly doubling in Johnson County over the past two weeks, a new Public Health Order has been issued aimed at slowing the spread of the virus.  The order went into effect on Monday, November 16 at 12:01am and remains in place until January 31, 2021 unless amended, revoked or replaced. The main provisions of the Order relate to the …

#CountMeInJoCo Launched to Increase Resident Participation in 2020 Census

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April 1, Johnson County Kansas’ Complete Count Committee launched Count Me In JoCo, a year-long awareness campaign to educate residents about the importance of being counted in the 2020 Census, and how to be counted. The next U.S. Census begins on April 1, 2020. In addition to revealing the new campaign, Johnson County launched the web site CountMeInJoCo.org, where the public can learn …

June 2017 Seminars at the Kansas Small Business Development Center

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Johnson County Community College 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS 66210 For additional information call the JCCC KSBDC at 913-469-3878 or go to www.jccc.edu/ksbdc Pre-registration is required. To register, call 913-469-2323 or go to www.jccc.edu/ksbdc. Select a training class and click Enroll. 51733 Time Management (SBDC) June 7, 2017 – 8:00 am – 12:00 pm – Fee: $129 51432 Business …

Leawood Recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live

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Leawood, KS was recently named as the best city to live in Kansas, and the 31st best city to live in the U.S., according to NICHE. (https://www.niche.com/) Ranking were based on crime, public schools, cost of living, job opportunities, and local amenities, found from the U.S. Census, FBI, BLS, CDC, and other sources. Click here to view the full list. …

Leawood’s Centriq Training Expands to St. Louis

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Leawood, KS Centriq Training (Centriq), the Kansas City area’s largest information technology training company, announces that it acquired St. Louis-based Premier Knowledge Solutions (PKS) in a transaction that closed on April 1. The combined firms create the largest IT training company in the Midwest. “Information technology professionals located in St. Louis, as well as throughout the region, will now have …

JCCC hosts seminars for Kansas Small Business Development Center

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April 2017 Seminars at the Kansas Small Business Development Center Johnson County Community College 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS 66210 For additional information call the JCCC KSBDC at 913-469-3878 or go to www.jccc.edu/ksbdc Pre-registration is required. To register, call 913-469-2323 or go to www.jccc.edu/ksbdc. Select a training class and click Enroll. 50862 Business Basics: Conducting Market Research and Feasibility …