The residential and commercial development throughout the River Market area has created the perfect place to live, play and even work. The River Market has drawn dozens of companies full of talent and promise, including architecture firms, artists, caterers, marketing and public relations firms, photographers and web designers, just to name a few. These companies are proud to call this unique area near downtown Kansas City their “work home.”

SERVICES and CONNECTIONS: Need help? Looking for a particular service? You don’t need to go far with more than 20 different kinds of business services available in the River Market. You can get your pictures framed, vehicle or bicycle repaired, your hair cut, a tattoo inked, transportation arranged and meet with an urban specialist to assist you in your next development project; all without leaving the River Market. Connections are around every corner.

“I enjoy working in a community that I know extremely well. You strive to do a better job when you feel a stronger connection with the surrounding community as a whole.” — Anthony Butler, City Market Office Administrator and former River Market resident


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The River Market is home to many businesses ranging from small start-up companies employing one or two employees to nationally recognized firms employing hundreds. The beauty of the River Market is its’ perfect blend of retail, restaurant and commercial businesses. There is something for everyone in the River Market.

Bordered by the Missouri River to the North and Downtown to the South, the area is a perfect blend of old and new, historic and funky. Whatever the business size or need might be the River Market has a perfect space with the perfect feel available for every business.

With plenty or FREE parking and an International blend of restaurants and cafes, your employees will love the quaint, pedestrian friendly streets for either a business luncheon, an afternoon stroll or a after work coffee or cocktail.

“The beauty of the neighborhood is that pretty much everything that you could possibly need is within walking distance.” — Shaul Jolles, Commercial Agent with Jolles RE and River Market property owner

With attractive lease pricing and size availability, the River Market is definitely a must see when choosing a location for your business.

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