• Short take: What Webster University could learn from Washington University

    From the STLToday: What’s Washington University got that Webster University doesn’t? Aside from a $5.7 billion endowment, that is. They’ve both got powerful people on their boards and they’ve both got to explain that, well, actually, they’re...

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  • Koplar Hires KPF to Design CWE Project

    From nextSTL: nextSTL has learned renowned New York architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) has been hired to provide design services to envision a new future for the corner of Kingshighway and Lindell Boulevards. Perhaps the city’s most prominent surface parking...

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  • Steve Smith’s 15-year, $63M Motorcycle Trip

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum St. Louis Steve Smith embarked on a motorcycle journey 15 years ago that hasn’t ended yet.  Smith has taken his colleagues at the Lawrence Group along on the ride, which...

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  • St. Louis Apprencticeship Program Gets National Attention`

    From KWMU: In a quest to make job training count, the Obama administration is taking an interest in work-based apprenticeships. A St. Louis program is serving as a model for the administration. The White House is highlighting about...

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  • Korte Builds Whidbey P8-A SIM Facility

    The Korte Company has recently been awarded a $36.1 million contract for the design and construction of the P-8A Multi-Missioned Aircraft Training Facility at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in the state of Washington. The 101,000 square foot facility...

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  • Sherwood Hughes of BSI, Gamble Dies

    Sherwood Robert Hughes, part of the founding team of Bannes-Shaugnesssy, now known as BSI Constructors, and also a former owner of Gamble Construction,  died July 3. He served as vice president during the early years of Bannes-Shaughnessy. Mr....

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  • City Complies With Court Order; Webster U. Granted Use Permit

    From the Webster Kirkwood Times: In compliance with a judge’s order, the Webster Groves City Council on July 1 approved a conditional use permit (CUP) granting Webster University use of land it owns and leases at Eden Theological...

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  • Nathan Hart Named Tarlton Concrete PM

      Tarlton Corp., a St. Louis-based general contracting and construction management firm, has promoted Nathan Hart to project manager for the Concrete Group. Hart previously served as senior project engineer and project engineer. In these roles, he...

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  • Coordinating Diversity

    From the St. Louis American: Joyce Morgan is diversity coordinator for S.M. Wilson When one door closed for Joyce Morgan, another quickly opened. That opening has allowed Morgan to build a successful career in the construction industry and...

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  • Five Things You Need To Know About Transportation Tax

    From St. Louis Public Radio: Missourians will vote Aug. 5 on a 0.75 percent sales tax increase for transportation projects. The proposal — commonly known as the transportation tax — would generate billions of dollars over the next...

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