American Companies Celebrates 35 Years in Business!

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 Martin City he now considers...

Historic Building Blocks: The Martin Event Space

Historic Building Blocks: The Martin Event Space

A brief history of 13440 Holmes Road kicks off our new series celebrating the structures and spaces recognized as the historic “building blocks” behind Martin City’s charm. On the northwest corner of Holmes and 135th Street, right across from Jack Stack Barbecue, you’ll find a landmark that has witnessed Martin City’s twists and turns for decades. The Martin Event Space, as...

Fishtech Urges Quick Start To Holmes Road Construction

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 has been properly prepared for...

Spirit Halloween Is Open For The Season in Martin City!

Spirit Halloween Is Open For The Season in Martin City!

We’re excited to welcome Spirit Halloween back to the State Line Point Shops in Martin City for the 2019 Halloween season! Spirit Halloween has opened a temporary location in Martin City for the past two years in the former Gordmans retail store location and we’re thrilled to have them back again this year. Spirit Halloween opened their first store in 1983...

New Dentist Helps Dental Care Center Sparkle!

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 complement to a practice already...

Martin City School Learns To Grow With Community

Martin City School Learns To Grow With Community

Kindness and commitment shape life lessons for kids and adults. As summer winds down, back-to-school excitement is building at Martin City K-8! The administrative staff has been busy preparing as teachers return to set up their classrooms for the 2019/20 school year. School officially starts on August 15th and everyone is looking forward to reconnecting with friends and community members,...

Pearce Construction Builds Sterling Reputation in Martin City

Pearce Construction Builds Sterling Reputation in Martin City

General contractor is right at home as community grows up around it. While restaurants and recreation seem to attract the most attention in Martin City, a local construction company has quietly made a name for itself that radiates from 135th Street across Greater Kansas City. Like other local businesses, Pearce Construction is a specialized operation and proud to call our...

MCCID Welcomes New Board Members and Officers

MCCID Welcomes New Board Members and Officers

Community leaders look forward to guiding revitalization momentum! The Martin City Community Improvement District (MCCID) is proud to announce Brad Ziegler and Nick Mosakowski have joined our Board of Directors. Mosakowski has also taken on the position of Treasurer, and veteran Board member Howard Barewin is moving into the position of Vice Chair. All three business leaders are proud to...

Local Optometrists Give Martin City New Perspective

Local Optometrists Give Martin City New Perspective

Elite skill combination enhances our community’s healthcare niche! Martin City’s business community is becoming more diverse as more professionals move into our area. Healthcare is an example of an industry coming into focus with the help of two optometrists and their side-by-side practices at the corner of 135th Street and Washington. Dr. David Littlefield and Dr. Beth Bazin offer a...

Local Farmers Insurance Agent Committed to Martin City

Local Farmers Insurance Agent Committed to Martin City

Creating jobs and relationships is best policy for Chris Castanza. Growing a business is about believing in what’s possible and going after it. Chris Castanza believes the sky’s the limit for his Farmers Insurance business, his employees, and the Martin City community. That’s why he opened his doors at 135th and Washington in 2017 and is now working to take...