NorthPoint’s big apartment splash isn’t limited to Downtown

The $61 million conversion of the historic Power & Light Building announced this week isn’t the only new apartment project NorthPoint Development is taking on — just the most complicated.

CEO Nathaniel Hagedorn said Friday that NorthPoint will be working on two other new apartment projects as it embarks on redevelopment of the 36-story art deco tower at 14th Street and Baltimore Avenue.

In two weeks, NorthPoint will break ground on a 309-unit complex in Lee’s Summit, which Hagedorn said had been overlooked by apartment developers in recent years. NorthPoint received city approval for the project, The Residences of New Longview, on Thursday and expects to have it completed by spring 2015.

In addition, NorthPoint has received approval from the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan., for a 310-unit second phase of the Village West Apartments. Located on 110th Street between Parallel Parkway and State Avenue in Kansas City, Kan., the first, 306-unit phase opened in January…

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