Kessinger Hunter & Co., L.C. is Greater Kansas City’s
Kessinger Hunter is a full-service commercial real estate firm. By full service, we mean management, brokerage, development and consulting services. Each group responds to its clients’ needs and works together to utilize the resources that come with 140 years of experience and over 200 associates. Together, we manage over 20 million square feet of property and we’ve developed or acquired 13.79 million square feet of projects in 26 U.S. states and five countries in the European Union.
Celebrating 140 Years!
Kessinger Hunter Timeline
Weathering the Great Depression
John A. Moore & Company, the precursor to modern-day Kessinger Hunter, weathers the storm of the Great Depression, continuing on despite the era’s challenges.
Firm is Reorganized
Firm is reorganized into Kessinger/Hunter & Company.
Adding Executive Hills North
Resolution Trust Corp. (RTC) names Kessinger/Hunter & Company as new leasing agent and manager for five office buildings in the Executive Hills North business park comprising 363,500 SF.
TIAA Names KH Trustee In Large Transaction
Kessinger/Hunter & Company named trustee by Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA) for $475,000,000 transaction involving 22 buildings developed by Executive Hills Inc. encompassing more than 4.3 million square feet including the iconic One Kansas City Place.
Growing Relationships & Managed Properties Together
Merin Hunter Codman, Inc., affiliate of KH, opens Florida office to service long-time relationship clients Bank of New England and Mutual Benefit Life. The firm adds 5,000,000 square feet of managed properties.
Kessinger/Hunter & Company partners with one of its tenants, Iron Mountain Document Storage, to develop Iron Mountain’s first build-to-suit. KH continues to develop over 40 buildings for Iron Mountain over the course of the next 25 years
Partnering With J.C. Nichols Co.
J.C. Nichols Co. acquires a 30% stake in Kessinger/Hunter & Company and, as part of the transaction, KH takes over leasing and management of about 3 million square feet of Nichols-owned office, industrial and retail properties in Greater Kansas City including Prairie Village, Brookside, Corinth and Fairway Shops, as well as suburban and Plaza office buildings.
#1 in Kansas City
Kessinger/Hunter & Company ranks as the largest commercial real estate firm in Kansas City and extends its reach to 26 U.S. states and three European countries.