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Topeka Vendors Market

Topeka Vendors Market is a unique market in Downtown Topeka featuring furniture, antiques, vintage items, decor, handmade items, and  eclectic collectibles. Oleander Cafe offers sandwiches, beverages, and baked goods on site.

With over 100 local vendors and 20,000 square feet of retail space, there is something for everyone at Topeka Vendors Market.

We are located at 528 SE Adams Street, one block east of the Ramada Hotel & Convention Center.

Topeka Vendors Market In The News

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Food trucks, rock climbing, laser tag — here’s how the old Capital-Journal building fits into the buyer’s big plans

India Yarborough Topeka Capital-Journal – Thursday, March 25, 2021

Less than six months after the opening of downtown’s Topeka Vendors Market, Todd Konkel, owner of the market and its adjacent properties, announced he has purchased more real estate nearby.

The Pottawatomie County resident began investing in the downtown Topeka area in late 2019, buying up a block of six buildings on S.E. Adams Street. This month, he announced he has made another investment, purchasing the former Topeka Capital-Journal building, at 616 S.E. Jefferson.

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Topeka Vendors Market News

In the first edition of Market News meet Oleander Cafe owner Zach Stanek and learn what the heck is Beef on Weck. Learn how you can win and shop at special events held every month and also how you can become a vendor at the Topeka Vendors Market.

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Oleander Cafe, Topeka Vendors Market’s sole eatery, brings New York-style cooking to Topeka

By Brianna Childers
Topeka Capital-Journal
March 31, 2021

During Topekan Zach Stanek’s first several visits to the Topeka Vendors Market, he always noticed the counter and little nook set up to the left as customers walk in the building’s entrance.

On each subsequent visit to the market, Stanek wondered what might become of that space, so he decided to ask the owners.

“I was like, ‘I have to ask someone what they’re doing because this is a shame it’s just sitting here,'” Stanek said. “I asked about it and it was something that I said, ‘In this day and age, if I don’t try something, who’s to blame but myself?'”

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Topeka Vendors Market only the first step in Downtown/Live/Work/Play Entertainment District

Topeka, KS, March 18, 2021–

Todd and Nicolle Konkel, owners of Topeka Opportunity Fund, LLC and Topeka Vendors Market, released a video announcing new additions to their Downtown Topeka Development Project.

Now that the Topeka Vendors Market is open, Todd Konkel has decided to move forward with project plans, “The adapted reuse project’s first phase consists of six historical buildings covering 100,000 sq. ft. I was attracted to the buildings because of their history and the overall condition and unique feel to the buildings. The four-story building – the former Topeka Transfer and Storage building – was built in 1911. In this block, plans are underway for a distillery, an indoor food truck court, some flex space with a fitness floor, and a large music and event venue space with a catering kitchen. We have some office space as well.

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