Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, KS

The Economic Development Department of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, KS maintains a Land Bank in which approximately 3500 vacant land parcels are maintained. These parcels represent a significant under used asset as well as an opportunity to enhance the quality of life in KCK and increment the city’s tax base. For this challenge, each of the Jayhawk Consulting student teams will determine a creative use of a selected vacant land parcel, project a compelling financial scenario which will interest potential developers and create a marketing plan to enable the successful execution of the recommendation.