Office District

Office District

Located in a high profile location near the convergence of two interstate highways and one state highway, Olathe’s Office District already features a number of multi-story, Class A office developments, with approved plans for a convention hotel and facilities. The Office District provides an opportunity to build upon this existing office node to create a campus-type development pattern for office, institutional and related uses.  The District will appeal to businesses seeking large parcels or a campus setting. Industries and businesses targeted include national headquarters and other professional offices. With a campus-style development pattern, open spaces, parking lots and structures, service and storage areas, and landscaped buffers and boulevards can all be integrated into a park-like setting. Residential uses can occur in the area, but the balance is more towards non-residential uses. Adjacent supporting residential uses should include home types appropriate for a range of workers, including managers. The District should be directly served by regional transit. Amenities for the district should include trail access, places for families to recreate and workers to exercise and enjoy their lunchtime. Complementary retail and services integrated into the district will promote walkability and provide for workers’ needs.