• St. Louis in Top 40 Percent of U.S. Employment

    Unemployment in the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area in November placed at 155 out of 387 metropolitan areas tracked by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This put the region in (MO/IL) in the top 40 percent...

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  • Mark Foster Gage Proposes Elaborate Gargoyle Covered Skyscraper for New York

    From Dezeen:  New York architect Mark Foster Gage has proposed a 102-story tower covered in Gothic sculptural elements for Manhattan, in response to the city’s supertall skyscrapers that are “virtually free of architectural design.” Gage designed the...

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  • BIG’s Tetrahedron-Shaped Building Under Construction in Manhattan

    From Dezeen:  Construction is underway on the tetrahedron-shaped building, which is located on West 57th Street in Midtown Manhattan. The design is pulled up at one corner, to create a 467-foot-tall (142-metre) structure. It topped out several months...

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  • 4 Ways to Reimagine Boring Old Scaffolding

    From CityLab:  Construction sheds—what most regular city folks call scaffolding—cover some 200 miles of New York City sidewalk, infecting the metropolis with dark green boards and unnerving shadows. For the most part, construction sheds are both monotonous...

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  • Green Seal Seeking Stakeholders for New Architectural Insulation Materials Standard

    Green Seal, the nation’s first independent nonprofit certifier of sustainable products and services, is developing a new environmental leadership standard for Architectural Insulation Materials, GS-54, and invites all those interested in participating to register as stakeholders at...

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  • 7 Office Fit Out Trends For 2016

    From RAP Interiors:  With plenty of businesses completely revamping their office spaces, it’s no surprise that fit out trends for next year’s offices are already developing. The days of boring office layouts are on their way out,...

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  • Missouri Solar Developer Expands to Denver

    Microgrid Energy, a developer and installer of solar projects based in St. Louis, has expanded with a new office in Denver. Kacie Peters, Microgrid’s sales director, and Mat Elmore, formerly of Elevate Energy, are leading the office,...

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  • Rapid Transit as a St. Louis Regional Priority – 1965

    From nextSTL:  Fifty years ago St. Louis was discussing the need for rapid transit. Political leadership supported the idea, and there was at least consensus that something needed to change. In 1965 St. Louis congestion was a...

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  • Transit and a Healthier Atlanta: MARTA Means Business in Healthcare

    From Saporta Report:  My family spent fall break in San Francisco following the ULI Fall Meeting and we believe it is the only vacation we can remember when we did not gain weight. You know why…. we...

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  • Developer Reveals Revised Plans for Crestwood Mall Project

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  Chicago-based developer UrbanStreet Group LLC’s revised plans for the shuttered Crestwood Court mall now top the initial $100 million price tag but include less public subsidy funding. The project’s revised figures, presented...

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