• Is the Time Finally Right For Laclede’s Landing?

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL In early 1975 a 23-year-old reporter was assigned to cover a press conference announcing a redevelopment concept unique to St. Louis. Bill Maritz, chairman of Maritz, Inc. and board...

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  • Second Annual Investment in Infrastructure Expo Set for Feb. 27

    Public and utility infrastructure construction projects to be awarded to contractors in 2018 will be showcased by the purchasers of these projects at the 2018 Investment in Infrastructure Expo to be held 1-6 p.m. Feb. 27 at the...

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  • Next NGA: ‘We Have to Get Diversity Right This Time’

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL “We have to get diversity right this time.” That message, from Yaphett El-Amin, executive director of MOKAN, was delivered to an audience of contractors, suppliers, city officials, and residents...

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  • Forum Regionalism Initiative Continues March 7 With Pittsburgh Speaker

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL “Putting the Pieces Together,”  Construction Forum STL’s 13-month  five-program examination of  the issue of establishing effective regional collaboration for the St. Louis region continues on March 7 with a presentation by Dr. David...

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  • 22-story Clayton apartment gets green light

    A 22-story apartment tower in downtown Clayton is moving forward after the city’s Board of Aldermen approved a contract to sell a city-owned parking lot to the developers Tuesday night. The move brings closer to conclusion a...

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  • HBA Donates $5,000 to Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Services

    On behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), 2018 HBA President Dale Black of CMS Homes (left) presented a $5,000 donation to Jack Lipin, executive director of Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Services, and Karen Grant,...

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  • Kent Kampwerth Elected SIBA President, New Officers Elected

    Kent Kampwerth, River City Construction, L.L.C., Benton, IL,  has been elected President of the Southern Illinois Builders Association. Other officers for 2018 are: First Vice President – Hank Rohwedder, Hank’s Excavating & Landscaping, Inc., Belleville, IL; Second...

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  • STL Carpenters Aid Ozark Construction Industry Training

    From the Salem News: Salem High School will soon be home to a new program that has the potential to advance its students, as well as the community around it. In mid-November, an idea was pitched for a...

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  • Forum Young Leaders Spark Book Donation to Kingdom House

    The involvement of the Construction Forum Young Leaders Group (YLG) at Kingdom House, a center which helps the urban poor, inspired a donation of books on YLG’s behalf  from the Construction Forum Education Foundation to the Kingdom...

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  • Why Preservation Law Can Make A New Downtown Tower A Better Building

    From NextSTL: On Monday, the Preservation Board will consider granting preliminary approval of demolishing a historic building owned by the St. Louis Community College at 300 S. Broadway in favor of a new high-rise apartment tower. There’s much...

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