With over two decades of real estate experience, Ryan Adams brings a broad and insightful perspective to Cityscapes’s work in the Missouri and Kansas markets. His accomplished background in architecture, construction, development, finance, and asset management helps him lead projects – and growth – in these key Midwest markets, impacting communities including Greenwood Reserve and ALTO (Lenexa, Kansas); Apex on Quality Hill, Summit on Quality Hill, and Crossroads Westside (Kansas City, Missouri;, Meridian at View High and Elevate 114 (Lee’s Summit, Missouri); and Treadway at New Trails (Gardner, Kansas).
Ryan was Associate Director of Development for Port KC, managing development of the 55-acre downtown Berkley Riverfront Development, and supporting the redevelopment of more than 1,000 acres of Port KC’s undeveloped land. Before returning to his hometown, the Kansas City native spent 12 years in Chicago, managing the design, development, planning and zoning of $350 million of development across all asset classes.
Ryan earned a Master’s Degree in real estate from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Kansas. He has served as board chair and founding board member of both Kansas City B-cycle and BikeWalkKC. He is also a member of ULI Kansas City.