Develop / Construct

With nearly 100 years of experience changing the landscape of Kansas City, Copaken Brooks focuses on unique urban, suburban and infill ground-up development and redevelopment “placemaking” projects. Our legacy and success are the result of envisioning and creating many high-profile Class A properties in the greater Kansas City area, as well as other projects outside of our market.




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Construction Management
  • I am truly impressed with your work, preparation, ... and your insights to the market...

    Charlie Heieck Hajoca Corp
  • You came extremely well-researched and informed about each individual property. I had no idea what to expect from you, but I was blown away with your preparedness.

    Bevin Hartnett Waddell & Reed
  • The Copaken Brooks property management team was instrumental in driving value for Creekwood Commons.  Not only do they have solid tenant relationship skills their efforts to create a Community Improvement District provided a completely new income stream.  This income will facilitate funding of multiple capital priorities without the need of owner capital. In addition, a substantial increase NOI and overall valuation of the center was will be produced that we otherwise would not have achieved simply through leasing and rental increases.

    Stanley L. McElroy, Jr. President, BIG Shopping Centers USA
  • The Copaken Brooks property management team did a great job of managing Piper Plaza.  They are a true partner who works in a collaborative manner with all to preserve and drive asset value.  Their efforts over the years facilitated in the preservation of the physical asset and NOI growth which produced a handsome ROI when the decision was made to sell the project.

    J. Brett Gordon President, McCownGordon Construction
  • The Copaken Brooks property management team was instrumental in driving value for my retail center.  They guided the project through the economic downturn in 2009 by preserving value and materially improving NOI each subsequent year.  It was their processes and focused attention to tenant relations and operating expense management that allowed me to maximize the centers value when I decided to sell in 2017.

    Hans Peter President, Phenix Label Company
  • We continue to be very pleased with the relationship and the results. Tight vendor control produced superior results and mitigated budget overruns on a variety of ongoing initiatives and capital projects. The property management staff understands our business and anticipates our needs.

    Jack Kammerer Missouri Bank
  • Copaken Brooks is a trusted partner. They understand and know how to execute real estate investments. We’re pleased with their professionalism, communications and results.

    Large Regional Investment Management Company
  • They are a self-managed, goal oriented, consensus-building team that has produced significant and consistent positive change.

    Claude Page City of Kansas City, Missouri
  • You have shown time and time again that you will go out of your way to achieve an outcome in the best interest of your customer.

    Bryan Harbison Vice President of Finance, The Kansas City Star
  • Copaken Brooks did a thorough job evaluating the needs of the asset…The work was completed on time and within the approved budget. I could not be more pleased with the results.

    Thomas J. Turner, III University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC) Trustees

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