Premier Location: Central to several major highway routes, Riverside Horizons is just five minutes from the intersection of Interstates 35 and 70. The property also borders a vast network of local and regional distribution centers. Both Kansas City International Airport (KCI) and Kansas City Downtown Airport are minutes away. And industrial tenants will enjoy close proximity to major national plants like GM, Ford and Harley Davidson.
Business Climate: The City of Riverside is a pro-business community, sharing a close relationship with its major corporate partners. As a result, businesses in Riverside do not pay city property tax, and employees are exempt from the 1% earnings tax levied on workers in Kansas City proper. In addition, Riverside actively seeks creative solutions to attract new companies. As Riverside Mayor Kathy Rose said: “Horizons is about vision, commitment and partnership. Briarcliff Realty shares the same goals for this uniquely positioned project.
Developer Expertise and Flexibility: NorthPoint Development originated as a division of Briarcliff Development in 2008. As the company’s portfolio grew, so did the need for a strategic vision that reached throughout the Northland and beyond. Out of this vision, NorthPoint Development emerged in 2012, positioned to offer expertise in developing high-quality projects on time and on budget. Whether it’s site selection/feasibility analysis, customized development programs, debt/equity financing or on-site development management, NorthPoint Development maintains a standard of excellence and strives to deliver the best possible value.
Master Planned Business Park: The Horizons project encompasses over 2.6 million square feet of total building area comprised of high end office and industrial development over a 260 acre Master Planned Business Park. The park is laid out in a strategic manner to take advantage of amenities like 25 acres of lakes, three miles o tree-lined canals, and public amenities. Architectural elements and landscaping are a key agent in the master plan. The park has the flexibility to serve multiple types and sizes of clients, and with critical transportation access and visibility Riverside Horizons will be a success for decades.
Sustainable Development: Riverside Horizons Business Park is a master planned, LEED certified project. It integrates renewable energy technologies, water conservation solutions, and cutting-edge design standards with functional logistics for business and industry. Value added features of the property include a greenway system with pedestrian access, stormwater management, and spectacular views with an emphasis on natural light.
Speed to Market: The experience of NorthPoint Development in developing a range of commercial projects allows for a streamlined construction and development process. Riverside Horizons is master-planned, with an infrastructure already in place. Forward looking businesses will find speed to market even further enhanced by the City of Riverside, whose permit processes are among the fastest and licensing fees are among the lowest.
It Pays to Build In Riverside Horizons: According to a 2010 study conducted by the Society of Industrial Office Realtors (SCIOR) and the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Riverside ranked lowest among all area municipalities for both office and industrial building permit and development fees. Click Here to Download the Full Report