May 19, 2022

NARA Goes Underground, Leases 102,000 SF Of Underground Space in Kansas City

The space is located in the Hunt Midwest Subtropolis, the world’s “largest underground business complex and located in a former limestone mine.

From CoStar:

The National Archives and Records Administration, the federal agency charged with preserving the records of the United States, signed a lease for 102,000 square feet in the office/warehouse complex at 8600 NE Underground Drive in Kansas City, MO.


NARA’s lease is being built out of existing unused space in the underground facility and is expected to be finished by mid-September.


Other tenants include the U.S. Postal Service and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Learn More About the Subtropolis (Online Tours, Movies, Additional Info)

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