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Attorney Ferd Niemann Serves on Economic Development Panel

Ferd Niemann, an attorney in the Public Law department at White Goss recently served on a panel of speakers who met to discuss economic development incentives including tax increment financing, tax abatements, tax credits, and property tax exemptions. The panel discussed pros and cons of incentives, examples of good and bad projects, and the citizen …

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White Goss Partner Jim Bowers Cited as a "Player" in Capstone Award-Winning Twin Creeks Area Sewer Improvement Project in Kansas City

Jim Bowers is cited as a “player” in Capstone award-winning Twin Creeks area sewer improvement project in Kansas City.  To read more, please click the attached link: http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/print-edition/2016/03/04/capstone-awards-2016-infrastructure-twin-creeks.html  

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White Goss Partner Aaron March Advocates for The Groves and Economic Development in Lee's Summit, Missouri

Aaron March advocates for The Groves and economic development in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. To read the entire article click on the link. Exclusive: Developer will put charge in dormant battery plant

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Best Lawyers in America List Includes White Goss Team

We proudly congratulate our colleagues for selection by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America © 2016* Michael T. White Lawyer of the Year 2016 in Kansas City, MO Land Use and Zoning Law & Litigation – Land Use and Zoning James C. Bowers, Jr. Land Use and Zoning Law & Litigation – Land …

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Jim Bowers Wins Zoning and Land Use Victory on Country Club Plaza Redevelopment Case

Congratulations to our partner Jim Bowers on his recent land use victory in Kansas City.  Jim successfully appealed an attempt to designate the Nelle Peters Apartments as historically significant to the City Council of Kansas City, Missouri.  Jim’s property rights victory has cleared the way for demolition and redevelopment of the site.  Click the links …

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Patricia Jensen Chairs Platte County Economic Development Council In 2016

Patricia Jensen, a shareholder at White Goss, a Professional Corporation, was named chair of the Platte County Economic Development Council for 2016.  Patricia is bringing her vast knowledge of Land Use, Zoning, and Economic Development Incentive Law to the position to advance the Council’s goals of creating new jobs and economic development in Platte County.  …

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Kevin Mason Named Shareholder

White Goss is pleased to announce that Kevin Mason has been named a Shareholder of the Firm. Kevin is part of the Firm’s litigation practice with wide-ranging experience in commercial, real estate, and employment matters. Congratulations to Kevin on his outstanding work for the Firm and for our clients!

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White Goss Adopts Boston Heights and Mount Washington Neighborhoods

White Goss, in collaboration with Legal Aid of Western Missouri and Habitat for Humanity, has “Adopted” the Boston Heights and Mount Washington neighborhoods. White Goss will use its expertise in economic development incentives and redevelopment of property to assist in the development and implementation of strategies to redevelop and  transition problem properties within Boston Heights …

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White Goss Attorney Ferd Niemann Participates in CLE Seminar

Ferd Niemann, a White Goss attorney and former Assessor for Jackson County Missouri,  recently served as a panelist at a Continuing Legal Education seminar hosted by Legal Aid on December 1st, 2015. Ferd shared his experiences with the Adopt a Neighborhood program, and also discussed the actions that can be taken to bring problem properties …

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White Goss leads SEMINAR on Border Wars AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES IN MISSOURI AND KANSAS

White Goss attorneys Michael T. White, Aaron March, Kimberly Spies, Brian Engel and, Ferd Niemann recently led the  seminar  “BORDER WARS” touching on the economic development incentives used by Missouri and Kansas to incent development in each state.  The seminar was co-sponsored by the Missouri Bar and UMKC School of Law CLE Program. Missouri State Senator Jason …

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White Goss Client Experience

  • Briarcliff Development Company
  • Carlyle Van Lines, Inc.
  • CBS Outdoor, Inc.
  • Christie Development Associates LLC
  • City of Belton, Missouri
  • City of Chillicothe, Missouri
  • City of Gladstone, Missouri
  • City of Liberty, Missouri
  • Columbia Mall TDD
  • Commerce Bank, N.A.
  • CUNA Mutual Insurance Society
  • Development District Association, Inc.
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Freightquote.com, Inc.
  • Harley Davidson Motor Company
  • Heartland Apartment Association
  • Highwoods Properties
  • Home Builders Association
  • Hunt Midwest Enterprises, Inc.
  • Jackson County Sports Complex Authority
  • James Stowers III
  • Kansas City Life Insurance Company
  • Lamar Company
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • M D Management, Inc.
  • Master Realty Properties, Inc.
  • McBride & Son Homes Kansas City, LLC
  • Murphy-Hoffman Company
  • North American Savings Bank
  • Pinnacle Bank
  • Platte County Economic Development Council, Incorporated
  • Price Brothers Management Company
  • Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
  • Tower Properties Company
  • Union Bank and Trust Company
  • Valley View State Bank
  • Village of Four Seasons, Missouri
  • Zona Rosa Development, LLC