• Clayco Plans 13-Story, 200-Apt Building in Delmar Loop East

    From nextSTL: The long-vacant large lot between Big Shark Bicycles and Gokul Indian Restaurant at 6103-6131 Delmar Boulevard could be developed as a 13-story, 200-unit apartment building within two years. The Yellow Cab Company building was demolished in 2006...

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  • Fred Jaeckle of S.M. Wilson to Retire After 20 Years

    Fred Jaeckle, Vice President of Pre-Construction and Estimating at S. M. Wilson & Co., will be retiring at the end of the year after 20 years of service to the company and 45 years in the construction...

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  • Grant’s Farm Could End Up As Subdivision

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Four Anheuser-Busch heirs worry that their brother, Billy Busch, will turn Grant’s Farm into a subdivision. No one man can finance and maintain the sprawling South St. Louis County animal park, said Trudy...

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  • Emergency, Emergency, This is America’s Infrastructure Calling

    From USA Today: by Brendan Bechtel President, Bechtel Group, Inc. America must renew its infrastructure to avoid economic decline. As Americans, we know that our basic infrastructure badly fails to meet the demands of the 21st century as...

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  • Rise in NYC Construction Worker Deaths Disproportionately Affecting Immigrants

    From ConstructionDIVE:  Construction worker deaths are on the rise in New York City, and in a review of every construction fatality in the last two years, an in-depth New York Times investigation found that safety measures were inadequate on...

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  • Glass Facade Reveals Timber Structure of Building

    From Dezeen:  This small commercial building in Portland, Oregon, designed by Works Partnership Architecture has an engineered timber frame that is visible behind a glass curtain wall. The structure, called Frame Work, includes a concrete base with...

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  • Ranken Launches New Microenterprise with JEMA Architects

    From Ranken Technical College:  This week, Ranken launched a new architectural microenterprise in partnership with JEMA Architects. JEMA was the architect for Ranken’s new Rodenheiser extension and rain garden, as well as the new Taylor Automotive Center...

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  • ARCO Welcomes New Project Managers

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  We are pleased to announce that Patrick Hagen, Lindsay Kneale and Patrick Maloney have joined our Project Management team. Project Managers at ARCO are responsible for the managerial and administrative aspects of a project’s life...

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  • St. Louis County Approves $3M for Loop Trolley

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  The St. Louis County Council granted preliminary approval to a $3 million expenditure for the Loop Trolley project Tuesday. The new funds are expected to help the project land a $5.4 million...

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  • Disruptive Leadership: Leading Change in STL

    by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL In an op-ed piece in the Sept. 9th St. Louis Post-Dispatch,  Construction Forum STL President Joe Blanner wrote, “We don’t seem to do change well in St. Louis. ” He...

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