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Thompson Thrift Adding Third Class A Multifamily in Missouri 

Thompson Thrift will develop The Depot, a 300-unit Class A multifamily community in the Kansas City suburb of Raymore, MO. Thompson Thrift expects to break ground in September, with move-ins starting in the spring of 2024. 

“The suburbs south of Kansas City have seen impressive job and population growth in recent years,” said Josh Purvis, managing partner for Thompson Thrift Residential. “There is strong demand for multifamily rental options and The Depot will provide a luxury-living experience with convenient access to the area’s major employers as well as a variety of retail and dining options.” 

Located off Dean Ave and E 171st Street, The Depot will sit adjacent to the Raymore Galleria, a 400,000-square-foot shopping center anchored by Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club and Lowe’s. It will be Thompson Thrift’s third community in Missouri, joining The Element and Avenue64. 


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