Real Estate Brokerage

The Metro Group Real Estate LLC (MGR) is a Real Estate Brokerage firm. Along with its affiliate companies: Hughes Development Co, (HDCO), Universal Management Inc. (UMI), and HDC Consulting Group, Inc. it is a full service real estate firm. The first real estate company, known as Robert Hughes & Company, was started as a real estate brokerage and insurance company in 1959 by the late Robert L. Hughes, Sr. Since the mid eighties, the companies have been run by Robert Hughes Jr. and have expanded its services to include construction management, appraisal and relocation services. In 2007, Mr. Hughes opened the Metro Group Real Estate LLC to market the new home subdivision being developed by HDCO.


The Metro Group has replaced Robert Hughes & Co. as the brokerage arm of the family of companies. With two brokers and five highly experienced sales associate, the Metro Group is now serving as agent to banks, community development corporations as well as individuals who have need of professional real estate brokerage. Our sales associates are members of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers and the National Association of Realtors. The Company has its offices in downtown Kansas City, Kansas but our associates are licensed in both Kansas and Missouri.


The strong real estate roots that produced Robert Hughes & Co. are vested in the Metro Group. For over forty years, our companies have bought, sold, brokered, developed and managed real estate, including HUD insured and assisted multifamily housing, single-family homes, office and commercial developments and many other types of properties.


The Hughes Companies have experienced steady growth of new clients, both residential and commercial. These clients have included Public Housing Agencies in Kansas City and Philadelphia, PA, local multifamily housing developments with for and non-profit owners and inner city commercial shopping centers and office complexes. The affiliates also have provided construction management and consulting services to some noteworthy clients including the multi-million dollar NASCAR racetrack in Kansas City, Kansas.


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