• Technology and Innovation in St. Louis Reshape the Workplace

    From REJournals:  The geography of innovation has changed—and St. Louis is leading the way. The Cortex Innovation Community in St. Louis is a prime example of an ‘innovation district,’ according to Brookings Institute researchers Bruce Katz and...

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  • Next Forum Program: Four Central Corridor Developers

    The Central Corridor area of the St. Louis region offers a bold new path into the future for the St. Louis region. The area is proving to be a magnet for bright young people and innovation. Four...

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  • CIC Will Open Third Location in Cortex

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  The new Cortex building at 4220 Duncan Avenue that will house Microsoft will also be home to a third Cambridge Innovation Center location in the area. The St. Louis Development Corp. approved allocating...

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  • Audio: Dick Fleming on Kicking the Growth Ball Down the Field

    Following the voter defeat of funding for a proposed MLS soccer stadium, former St. Louis Regional Chamber leader Dick Fleming was interviewed by KMOX Radio. Fleming, now CEO of the Cortex-based Community Development Ventures, Inc., sent along...

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  • Tale of Two Cities – A Lesson on Innovation Districts from St. Louis

    From The National Law Review:  Our Urban Doppelganger. There’s a lot of buzz around innovation districts, much of it fed by the Brookings Institution’s extensive research on the movement. The Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore, whose board...

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  • STL Central Corridor Strategy on Target for Region’s Future

    From the Construction Forum STL Blog:  by Dick Fleming, Chairman and CEO of Community Development Ventures, Inc.  St. Louis’ Center City Regeneration Continues: the City’s approval of Tax Increment Finance funding for the City Foundry this week adds...

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  • VIDEO: “Bullish” Steve Smith Presents Central Corridor Update

    On Tuesday (Dec. 13) Lawrence Group CEO Steve Smith told those attending the December PEOPLE gathering that he is “bullish” on the Central Corridor. PEOPLE − an organization created by retired Rhodey Construction VP Ron Unterreiner to bring...

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  • Koman Group Plans Bike Route Between Cortex and Grove

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Plans are afoot to connect the Cortex tech district and the Grove entertainment area with a pedestrian and bike corridor along South Sarah Street. Koman Group is leading the project, which — not...

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  • NGA Wants to Shed Low-Profile Image

    From GovTech:  If a conference this week is any indication, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency appears to be making good on statements that it wants to shed the low-profile reputation it has maintained in St. Louis. For the...

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  • Steve Smith Previews $134M City Foundry STL Phase I

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL Outside late Thursday (Nov. 3) afternoon, luxury cars were parked cheek-by-jowl in a potholed asphalt parking lot that backed up to a rusting foundry covered with graffiti. Inside, amid...

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