Allen Press to Partner with Core Spaces on Downtown Development

Allen Press News Release

Lawrence, Kan. – October 15, 2018– Allen Press, Inc. has reached an agreement with Core Spaces, from Austin, TX, to partner on a new mixed-use development located at 11th and Massachusetts Streets. The project application, filed at City Hall on October 15, does not ask for any tax incentives or subsidies.

“We’re aware that some Lawrence residents, and even City commissioners, are wary of downtown projects because of other developers’ refusal to provide basics like additional parking. Core and Allen Press took the opposite approach and our project includes a dedicated parking garage,” says Allen Press CEO, Randy Radosevich.

Radosevich adds that he sympathizes with the feelings of Lawrence residents, many who have complained about the repeated tax incentive demands made by some long-time local developers unwilling to do similar projects without such subsidies.

“When we started to look for partners months ago, we were told this kind of project just couldn’t be done in Downtown Lawrence. Now, we finally have a socially responsible project that everyone can be proud of, with zero tax incentives, a dedicated parking garage and architecture that is culturally sensitive, innovative and modern,” Radosevich says.

Located at 11th and Massachusetts Streets, the project will be developed on the site of the former Allen Press headquarters and is positioned as the southern gateway to Downtown Lawrence.

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Jeffry Lewis Promoted to Vice President, Information Systems and Technology

Allen Press News Release

LAWRENCE, Kan. – May 17, 2018 – Allen Press, Inc. is pleased to announce that Jeffry Lewis has been promoted to Vice President, Information Systems and Technology. Jeffry joined Allen Press in December 2014 as a Database Developer and has worked in the technology industry for more than 20 years.

Allen Press and The Pitch Announce Printing Collaboration

Allen Press and The Pitch Announce Printing Collaboration

Lawrence, Kan. – May 14, 2018 – Allen Press, Inc. and The Pitch magazine are pleased to announce a new printing relationship. The Pitch will be printed in Lawrence, Kansas by Allen Press beginning with the June 2018 issue.

Allen Press and The Pitch staff will co-host a meet and greet event on Wednesday, June 6 at Allen Press from 2:00 to 4:00pm. Downtown and East Lawrence business owners and staff are invited to stop by to meet The Pitch owners and hear their plans for bringing more focus to Lawrence.

Allen Press Expands Scholarly Publisher Services Team

Allen Press, Inc. has been awarded the Best Workplace in the Americas (BWA) designation, recognizing exemplary human resources practices that create an outstanding workplace.

LAWRENCE, Kan. – January 30, 2018 – As part of an ongoing commitment to enhance its scholarly publisher services, Allen Press, Inc. is growing the team that delivers those services.

This includes the promotion of Mark Kohlhase to Vice President, Scholarly Publisher Services and Barbara Buzzi to Senior Sales Executive, and the addition of Elizabeth Just as a Sales Executive. Along with Julie Rinke, Senior Vice President, Operations, and Maria Preston-Cargill, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, the team will work to enhance scholarly publisher services and grow revenue from society and association publishers.

How Will the 2018 USPS Rate Increases Affect Publishers and Marketers?

USPS 2018 Rate Increase

Effective January 21, 2018 the United States Postal Service (USPS) will increase mail and shipping rates across the board. Publishers and marketers who utilize mailing services will be affected by these changes.

The USPS is not alone in its price increase for 2018. According to the Pitney Bowes blog, FedEx and UPS both announced an average shipping rate increase of 4.9 percent. In comparison, the USPS is still a competitive and cost-saving option.