What makes us different?
As ONE TEAM, we are able to offer Kansas City unparalleled experience as local and national leaders in the construction industry with extensive national aviation and infrastructure expertise, P3 pioneers that have developed and financed more infrastructure P3s in the U.S than any other firm or team, and deep roots in the greater Kansas City community that tap into the pulse and excitement driving the growth and development of the Kansas City area.
Combined, Edgemoor and its partners have developed and financed more infrastructure P3s in the U.S. than any other firm or team. We are pioneers in the development of public building or “social infrastructure” P3s.
Having delivered more than $60 billion of aviation work and +$50 billion design-build and integrated delivery projects around the world, the Edgemoor Team provides the City and KCI with experience in every service needed to complete the KCI Terminal Project. Our culture focuses on trust, transparency, partnering, and communication.
Meet the Team
Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate
A leading vertically integrated developer and U.S. Public-Private Partnership (P3) pioneer.
Edgemoor is a leader in the development, financing, and operations of public buildings, infrastructure, and commercial real estate. Edgemoor and its affiliates have completed 37 P3s in the U.S., including the first availability payment P3 in the U.S., the Long Beach Courthouse (with teammates Meridiam, Clark Construction, and principles of SOM); the $350 million University of Kansas Central District Development in Lawrence, KS; the first infrastructure P3 in the state of Virginia, the Nguyen Engineering Building at George Mason University; and the first P3 for a healthcare facility for the University of California, the UCSF Sandler Neuroscience Center. Edgemoor provides a number of development services that represent the entire lifecycle of a project, including entitlements and permitting, lifecycle costing, financial structuring, design and construction management, move-in coordination, facility operations and maintenance, and asset management.
Clark Construction (Clark) is recognized as one of the leading General Contractors in the United States, and has delivered over 40 major airport projects totaling over $5 billion across the country. Specific to design-build, Clark is considered a pioneer in the delivery method, with over 300 design-build projects successfully completed. Clark has built every P3 and development project for Edgemoor and Clark and SOM have partnered together on more than 36 completed or ongoing projects, including the Los Angeles Federal Courthouse and the Long Beach Civic Center P3.
The Weitz Company
The Weitz Company has been a part of the Kansas City landscape for nearly 20 years and has completed more than 520 projects, including 90 in Kansas City. Their commitment to the Kansas City area and extensive project experience have facilitated the development of strong relationships both in the local and subcontractor community.
Clarkson Construction Company (Clarkson) is a sixth generation family-owned business located in Kansas City, Missouri—less than 20 miles from the Kansas City Airport. Clarkson specializes in site development, paving, and transportation related infrastructure. From the company’s inception in 1880 as an excavation contractor digging basements for residents of the Kansas City, to recent projects like the Bartle Hall Ballroom expansion, the Kit Bond Bridge over the Missouri River and the Manchester Bridge reconstruction on Interstate 70, Clarkson has shaped the landscape and paved the way to prosperity for Kansas City and its citizens.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM)
SOM is one of the leading architecture, interior design, urban design and planning, and engineering firms in the world. An internationally recognized design firm, SOM has more than seven decades of experience in leading the evolution of aviation facilities constituting over $24 billion worth of construction. With a specialized aviation practice within the firm, SOM is able to bring together more than 50 experts in airport terminal planning and design with SOM’s leading architects and engineers. SOM offers a full range of airport planning and design services, ranging from airport master planning and feasibility studies, to detailed terminal design and airport cities. Through seven decades of global experience, SOM has led the evolution of aviation facilities.
CityFi is in the business of urban change management, with an eye towards facilitating empowering positive, sustainable impacts and economic returns. CityFi helps towns, cities, governments, start-ups, and companies understand and navigate the increasingly complex urban landscape, and work together to make positive change, fast. Working by inspiring community action, advising organizational leadership, developing strategic roadmaps, and facilitating public-private partnerships, CityFi integrates public policy, urban design, economic development, capacity building, and civic innovation to achieve measurable outcomes to create more livable, sustainable and efficient communities.
As a leader in long-term, lasting P3 infrastructure development, Meridiam brings best-in-class development and asset management expertise. Meridiam’s unrivaled success in the U.S. is evidenced by its nine P3 projects under development or in operation since 2009. Meridiam has also received numerous awards for its achievements in the development and closing of ground-breaking P3s, such as LaGuardia Terminal B Redevelopment in New York and Long Beach Courthouse in California, which was the first true equity at-risk design-build-finance-operate-maintain (DBFOM) social infrastructure project delivered in the U.S.
Project Finance Advisory Ltd. (PFAL)
Project Finance Advisory, Ltd., (PFAL) is a financial advisory firm that specializes in structuring and delivering financing solutions for complex infrastructure project delivery. They specialize in concession-based P3 feasibility assessment, optimization, and financing. PFAL’s team has experience structuring and closing financing for a wide range of P3 deals and recently served as Edgemoor's financial advisor for the $350 million University of Kansas Central District Development project that reached financial close in January 2016 (utilizing 100% tax-exempt debt). PFAL staff are experts in structuring transactions that enable the use of highly efficient financing plans that have included traditional tax-exempt debt, private activity bonds, federal loans, bank loans, private placement, and equity.