NorthPoint’s $105M industrial conversion of KC-area golf course moves on to next round.

Kansas City, MO — NorthPoint Development’s $105 million plan to redevelop the former Southview Golf Course in Belton into a 148-acre flex industrial campus advanced this week, when the Belton Planning Commission voted 8-1 to recommend approval of the plan.
The Belton City Council is scheduled to take up the recommendation in June and, if it approves the project, NorthPoint will break ground later this year.
At full buildout, the Southview Commerce Center will include five buildings totaling more than 2 million square feet of light manufacturing, warehouse and distribution space, and create an estimated 1,400 jobs with a potential annual wage impact of $58 million.
“NorthPoint Development is an industry leading developer of quality business parks, and the city is eager to partner with NorthPoint to bring new advanced manufacturing and logistics jobs to Belton,” Belton City Manager Alexa Barton said in a release. “The former Southview Golf Course has been vacant for more than a decade, and this business park is a strategic economic development win for the city.”
Located just east of Interstate 49 between 155th and 162nd streets, Southview Commerce Center is master planned for five buildings ranging from 235,000 to 622,000 square feet.
“Southview Commerce Center’s strategic north/south location along Interstate 49 in the heart of the country is a great play for a variety of users,” Brent Miles, NorthPoint’s vice president of economic development, said in a release. “Demand continues to be strong for light industrial and warehouse and distribution facilities in the Kansas City market. We are eager to move forward and appreciate the city of Belton’s support throughout the approval process.”

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