East 9 at Pickwick Plaza signs the first UPS Store in downtown Kansas City.



East 9 at Pickwick Plaza announces Downtown Kansas City’s first UPS Store opening as part of their new $65 million development slated to open Spring of 2017

Kansas City, Missouri – Gold Crown Properties, the developer of East 9 at Pickwick Plaza, Downtown Kansas City’s spectacular new multi-use community, offering vintage inspired living spaces with a modern vibe, is pleased to announce that UPS is opening its first downtown store location at East 9 at Pickwick Plaza this spring.

“The UPS Store is excited to join the business community in downtown Kansas City, and we are especially thrilled to be one of the first tenants in the historical renovation of East 9 at Pickwick Plaza by Gold Crown Properties, Inc. Gold Crown has been an engaging and cooperative partner throughout the leasing process,” said Bob Shulman, the franchise owner of The UPS Store in downtown Kansas City. “They have worked hand-in-hand with us to provide an excellent retail space while still preserving the character of The Pickwick. It’s a beautiful historic building, and we’re proud to be a part of its rebirth.”

At The UPS Store, we’re committed to providing convenient small business solutions with personalized and dedicated customer service. We look forward to serving individuals and local business owners as the one-stop shop for shipping, postal, printing, and comprehensive small business services.

UPS was represented in their downtown search by Jared Frost of Point Commercial.

East 9 at Pickwick Plaza has opened the first phase, the North Tower that includes 45 residential units back in December, 2016. Residents have occupied the building making availability limited due to the high demand. The entire development will celebrate its Grand Opening in the spring of 2017.

“The new UPS Store at Pickwick Plaza is yet another excellent addition to our 30,000+ square feet of retail/commercial space, and will serve not only as an amenity to our residents, but will maintain our mission to position the Pickwick Plaza block as a destination. Strategically aligning commercial tenants that add value to our residents is of great importance to the project. We are also the first community in Kansas City to have Zipcar on our project with free membership to our residents. We will host additional transportation features such as electric vehicle charging stations and quick access to the KC Streetcar that will assist downtown residents that promote green living solutions,” said Bryan Smith, Executive Vice President of Gold Crown Properties, Inc.

Bob Shulman, is the franchise owner and operator and owns other UPS locations throughout Kansas City. The new Pickwick UPS Store facility will feature domestic and international shipping, as well as:
  • Full-service packaging
  • Wide-format printing
  • Presentation and document finishing (binding, laminating, etc.)
  • Color and black-and-white copies
  • Onsite notary
  • Mailbox & postal services
  • And a variety of other business services


UPS Store Hours: Monday – Friday (8am – 7pm) Saturday – (9am – 5pm)

East 9 at Pickwick Plaza is Downtown Kansas City’s spectacular new 260 apartment home, multi-use community, offering Flex sized luxury apartments that maintain affordable unit prices, while preserving the luxury that parallels Kansas City’s growing market demand.. East 9 is flush with amenities and boasts one of the only indoor salt water pools in downtown Kansas City. The residents will enjoy additional features such as custom wine lockers, private event space, in-home grocery delivery, attached secure parking garage, business center & conference room, Google Fiber and pet friendly services.

If you’re interested in a new place to call home, please visit www.East9KC.com where you may view 360° tours, select your apartment and lease your space now.

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