• BJC, SSM, St. E’s Progress Reported

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL Progress was reported on three pending St. Louis area hospital projects – two in Missouri and one in Metro East. Bids are due Friday for an expansion of SSM...

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  • Editorial: Erase Arbitrary Boundaries to Build a Greater St. Louis

    From STLtoday: by the Editorial Board Unity is hard. Those three words appeared in the first of a series of editorials that ran on this page starting a little more than a year ago under the banner...

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  • Technology: Why Is This Trip Necessary?

    From ConAppGuru: by Rob McKinney Last week I attended the AGC of America at the Annual Convention in San Juan. I had the honor to join James Benham and co-present with him on his “Construction Technology Forecast:...

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  • A Business-Friendly Community Can Make All the Difference

    From The Southern:  Business owners face many challenges when looking for the perfect community for their new venture. A business-friendly community can make all the difference. From the beginning, navigating the necessary paperwork can stall the process...

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  • Belleville City Council Advances TIF Plan for Shrine Developers

    From Belleville News-Democrat:  The Belleville City Council on Wednesday took another step in the process of getting tax incentives for developers of a proposed upscale hotel, conference center and Hofbrauhaus restaurant across Illinois 15 from the National...

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  • Connect Smart With Dark Fiber

    From Korte Company:  Anyone who follows this blog knows we like to talk about ways to Build Smart. It’s more than a tagline. It’s even about more than building. Build Smart is our working mantra that means...

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  • Black Engineers Work With Ferguson Youth

    From The St. Louis American:  Prompted by the deadly shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown Jr., six engineers met recently to brainstorm about how they can help Ferguson’s youth thrive. The National Society of Black Engineers, St. Louis...

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  • Jim Murphy, Jr. Receives MCAA Honor

    James J. Murphy, Jr., the past chairman of St. Louis-based Murphy Company, received the Mechanical Contractors Association of America’s (MCAA) Distinguished Service Award (DSA). The award—the association’s highest honor—was presented during the opening general session at the...

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  • Mechanics Liens Part 2: Liens for the GC

    by Joseph C. Blanner, Esq. McCarthy, Leonard & Kaemmerer, LC I. Introduction: The legal requirements for filing a Mechanic’s Lien vary considerably depending on whether the party seeking to file the lien is a general contractor or...

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  • 375 People Registered for April 1 Forum Event

    375 people have registered for the April 1 Construction Forum STL quarterly networking/speaker event. The speaker April 1 will be Dr. Terry Jones, arguably the area’s greatest authority on the topic of “too many governments” in the...

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