The Examiner examiner.net 31 Dec, 2020 20:15 am

Independence Planning Commission Bass Pro Shops

Case Development hopes to build a 275-unit, 23-building complex on Bass Pro Drive, on 13.5 vacant acres south of Mardel and Hobby Lobby.

Over the first several weeks of 2021, Independence city officials will consider a proposed apartment complex development across the street from Bass Pro Shops.Case Development hopes to build a 275-unit, 23-building complex on Bass Pro Drive, on 13.The market-rate apartments would be nearly evenly split between one- and two-bedroom units, with rents ranging from about $1,000 to $1,300, according to city documents, with garages, a clubhouse and pool and design characteristics similar to Bass Pro.The complex would have three restricted entrances off Bass Pro Drive.

One potentially necessary addition over the years would be a right-turn lane from Lee’s Summit Road to the west end of Bass Pro Drive, Fulton said.Speaking to the Planning Commission last month, representatives of Case Development did not mention a project cost, but they are not asking for any public subsidy or tax assistance.

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