By: Martin Cizmar, Pete Dulin, Nicole Bradley, Brent Frazee, Hampton Stevens, John C. Tibbetts, Susie Whitfield
In Kansas City, power comes in many forms. Sheer wealth can mold the city with the stroke of a pen. Athletic heroics can bring our city together. Charismatic community organizers can shake up the system. Here are the 50 people shaping our city right now.
The real estate mogul heads high level projects.
Ken Block of Block Real Estate Services is a juggernaut in Kansas City commercial real estate. To date, Block has developed over 300 buildings with a total value of more than $4.2 billion, including Pine Ridge Business Park and CityPlace.
A powerful man himself, Block thinks those who are truly powerful don't need to say it - they'll simply be recognized by others as leaders. "Power is the ability to influence others around you in positive ways in order to create a more successful business, a more desirable community, or a more successful outcome to the task you undertake," he says.
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