Commercial Development & Management

We view commercial and concessions programs not merely as isolated components of an airport or transportation center but rather as integral elements to help define the passenger experience and create transformational opportunities for the local community.

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Making a Difference in the Passenger Journey

We understand there’s no ‘one size fits all’ solution for concessions development. That’s why we’re committed to exploring innovative and creative solutions to drive results and make a difference in the passenger journey and overall guest experience.

With a reputation as a trusted partner, Vantage excels in driving commercial value through the successful execution of airport and transit hub redevelopment projects.

Elevate your passenger journey and guest experience with us today.

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Concessions Development & Planning

We deliver excellence, boost sales, and enhance guest satisfaction through successful concessions development planning, programming, design, leasing, operations, management, marketing, and guest experience.

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Transformed Guest Experiences

Our tailored guest service programs and data-driven strategies anticipate and meet guest preferences, behaviors, and needs at every stage of the journey.

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Maximizing Non-Aero Revenue & Land Development

Enrich passenger experiences while unlocking the commercial and economic potential/value of airport and transportation centers’ land and real estate.

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Creative Approaches

We research and define creative win-win solutions with our partners by directly investing in our projects long-term through a combination of capital investment and operational expertise to drive future growth.

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Diverse Opportunities, Empowering Businesses

We have a strong commitment and track record of providing industry-leading concessions opportunities for local, women, minority businesses (LBE, MWBE), Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (ACDBE), and Veteran-owned businesses.

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Driving Economic Impact & Creating Jobs

We create powerful economic impact and rewarding jobs for airports, transportation centers, and their communities, building stronger futures together.

Elevating Airport Commercial Development and Management

We’ve built an award-winning team of industry professionals who each bring decades of experience and specialized knowledge to every commercial development, planning, and management project.

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The New Terminal at Kansas City International Airport

2024 Best Overall Commercial Program

In its first year, the locally inspired concession program at Kansas City International Airport’s new terminal (MCI) clinched top honors at the 2024 Airport Experience News (AXN) Airport Excellence Awards.

The program secured the coveted title of Best Overall Concession Program in the medium/small airports category, with standout recognitions, including The Kansas City BBQ Experience for Best Local Inspired Restaurant, Brown & Loe for Best Casual Dining Concept, and Directors Cut Take II for Best Passenger Service.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

William H. Gray III 30th Street Station

As part of Plenary Infrastructure Partners, Vantage is creating and delivering a new concession program at Philadelphia’s historic Gray 30th Street Station, Amtrak’s third busiest rail station in the United States.

When complete, Gray 30th Street Station will feature more than 45,000 square feet of commercial space with 20-plus new food, beverage, and retail amenities—from grab-and-go options to sit-down dining.

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Cyprus, Europe

Larnaka & Pafos International Airports

Vantage led the consortium to develop, finance, build, and operate Larnaka and Pafos International Airports in Cyprus.

Larnaka’s redesigned commercial program offers a world of flavors and traditions with over 20 unique shopping and dining concepts across 70,000 square feet. Inspired by Kypriaka – a taste of Cyprus – it features locally sourced lace, pottery, jewelry, and famous Cypriot delicacies like olive oil, honey, and halloumi cheese, along with a robust duty-free selection. This redesign has increased passenger spending by approximately 15%.

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Offering world-class food and experiences to travelers was a key part of our goal to build an exceptional new airport terminal. Our recent 2024 Airport Experience News Awards of Excellence showcase the great work that Vantage Group and our many local businesses have done to deliver an award-winning Kansas City-inspired concession program.

Melissa Cooper
Kansas City Director of Aviation

Transforming Transportation, Together

Let’s partner to bring your ideas to life, building sustainable, connected airports and transportation centers together.

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