• Breaking New Ground in Chesterfield

    by Tom Finan, executive director, Construction Forum STL A couple of years ago, a young man from Kansas City was interviewing for a position at the headquarters of NewGround in Chesterfield, Gordon Baker, senior vice president-construction remembers....

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  • Master Planned Salvation Army Project in Midtown Progressing?

    From nextSTL: A Salvation Army master-planned project involving a mixed use building, a community center, and a health clinic in Midtown may be moving forward. An $4 million building permit application is now on file with the city...

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  • TechShop Commits to Build Workshop in St. Louis’ Cortex District

    From KMOX): TechShop, a do-it-yourself worksop and fabrication studio, will begin construction on a St. Louis location this winter, with hopes to open in early 2016. Click to view video on TechShop The workshop boasts equipment like laser cutters, 3D printers,...

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  • Opus Mid-Rise on Lindell Takes a Step Forward (4643 Lindell)

    The Opus Group mixed-use mid-rise proposal at 4643 Lindell in the Central West End took a step forward this week. A permit application is now on file with the City for grading and foundation work. The permit cost...

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  • Clayton Building Boom: $55M Vanguard Set to Add 229 Apartments

    From nextSTL: A mid-rise development at the edge of Clayton may add to that city’s mounting residential boom. The $55M, 229-unit Vanguard Clayton development is set to be built on land once envisioned as part of a massive...

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  • Kozeny-Wagner Wins North CityArchRiver Project

    The National Park Service announced Monday that Kozeny-Wagner, Inc. was awarded a $10.27 million contract to complete the North Gateway component of the CityArchRiver project. The North Gateway is a seven acre park that will be a...

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  • Jeff Aboussie: ‘After Feel-Good Moment, Need to Step Up’

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, ConstructForSTL After an extensive six-week introduction to the construction industry, the graduates of the first class of the Building Union Diversity (BUD) program are ready to go, and excited about working in...

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  • HOK’s “Restorative” Approach to Corrections Design

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL An article in the Nov. 23 New York Times Magazine describes a next-generation video game where the player begins each “day” confined to “a claustrophobic room bathed in fluorescent...

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  • Deborah Henry’s Diversity Curriculum Recognized

    Deborah Henry, longtime St. Louis Construction industry diversity resource and advocate has been recognized by her educational peers for groundbreaking work in diversity education. Henry, associate professor of history at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park, received the...

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  • Air Masters’ energy upgrade at Clayton office building generates 30% energy savings

    The energy upgrade at the 101 South Hanley Bldg. in Clayton, Missouri, completed earlier this year by Air Masters Corporation, is generating an average 30 percent savings on monthly energy costs according to a study by the...

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