Category: Business

Great Plains Drilling Proud to Be Part of Martin City’s Bedrock
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Great Plains Drilling Proud to Be Part of Martin City’s Bedrock

Expertise Remains in High Demand 44 Years After Opening on Oak Street. As one of the oldest businesses in Martin City, Great Plains Drilling’s love of our community runs deep. The construction contractor is known across the region for highly specialized services and a trusted reputation built on a foundation of hard work. A Quiet...

Winter’s Big Winner in Martin City
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Winter’s Big Winner in Martin City

Entrepreneur’s dome oasis turns his business into a year-round attraction. Howard Barewin loves entertaining people on an island of paradise in Martin City. That’s why the end of warm weather every year made him so unhappy. The first chilly winds that whipped through the neighborhood always signaled the shutdown of his business. “I just hated...

How A Few Martin City Entrepreneurs Evolved in a Bad Economy
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How A Few Martin City Entrepreneurs Evolved in a Bad Economy

How did the last recession impact your life? The downturn officially lasted from 2007 to 2009 but the economy started struggling before that and took many more years to recover. While jobs were lost and businesses vanished, the recession also played a role in the rise of entrepreneurs who are helping to shape Martin City’s...

The Door Opens to a New Era at Radio Controlled Garage Door & Gate
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The Door Opens to a New Era at Radio Controlled Garage Door & Gate

Entrepreneur crafts an ideal opportunity for his wide array of talents and passions. Our growing engineering community now includes the new owner of Radio Controlled Garage Door & Gate Company in Martin City! Phillip Pyatt is excited about his new role and sees it as a crowning achievement in his extraordinary professional journey. Radio Controlled...

Martin City Becomes Key Ingredient in Margarita’s South Winning Recipe
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Martin City Becomes Key Ingredient in Margarita’s South Winning Recipe

As Greater Kansas City’s pioneering Mexican restaurant brand enters its 35th year, business couldn’t be better and fans are more loyal than ever. Owner Dave Quirarte credits his customers’ discriminating taste and points to Martin City as a symbol of what makes a good restaurant community great. “We love it here,” says Quirarte. “We feel right at home.”

Martin City Coffee Brewing Momentum On First Anniversary
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Martin City Coffee Brewing Momentum On First Anniversary

Uncompromising taste inspires loyalty and new plans next door. Think you know Martin City Coffee? Even regular customers may be surprised to learn there’s much more to it than meets the eye (and taste bud!) One year after the neighborhood coffee shop opened its doors, entrepreneur Penny Romero remains focused on roasting a rich experience...

American Companies Celebrates 35 Years in Business!
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American Companies Celebrates 35 Years in Business!

Martin City anchors prolific cleanup, disposal and event support operation. Over the past 35 years, entrepreneur Gale Holsman has served thousands of homeowners, businesses and event planners under the umbrella enterprise known as American Companies. His business continues to thrive, thanks in part to the recent redevelopment of 18 acres on the northeast edge of...

Fishtech Urges Quick Start To Holmes Road Construction
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Fishtech Urges Quick Start To Holmes Road Construction

“Please put Holmes Road infrastructure improvements on the fast track!” Revitalization efforts are transforming Martin City, creating opportunity and strengthening the economic profile of Kansas City, Missouri. Look at a map and you can easily see how it’s all tied together by the intersection of two major thoroughfares: 135th Street and Holmes Road. While 135th...

New Dentist Helps Dental Care Center Sparkle!
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New Dentist Helps Dental Care Center Sparkle!

Long-time Martin City business polishes enduring relationship with community. A new face at one of Martin City’s oldest businesses is giving our community another reason to smile. Dr. Jason Weber has joined the team at the Dental Care Center of South Kansas City on 135th Street next to Rosehill Gardens. Weber’s expertise is an ideal...