AREA represented the owner of General Plaza Retail Center, at 40 Highway & Noland Road in Kansas City, with the sale and repositioning of the property. Bennett Packaging, a Lee’s Summit based corrugated packaging and display designer and manufacturer, purchased the property and will consolidate its Kansas City locations into a 524,300 SF corporate campus.

General Plaza will be renovated over 5 phases and will include 172,000 SF of existing warehouse space (currently home to one of Bennett’s warehouse locations with 15 employees); 20,000 SF of retail space conversion; and construction of 120,000 SF logistics warehouse and distribution center.