• MetroLink Expansion Studies Move Ahead

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  The region’s top planning agency voted Wednesday to approve agreements to fund studies of five possible MetroLink routes, including a new Ferguson connector proposed by St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger. The action...

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  • Key Cortex Developer Leaving Role

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  Jerry Crylen, the senior director of development for Wexford Science + Technology, is leaving the company to return to his previous role as managing director of GTE Development Advisors. For the past...

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  • Development Near Columbia Highlights Need for Traffic Study

    From the Columbia Tribune:  The Boone County Commission in a divided vote approved a rezoning request that makes way for a 130-home development southwest of the Columbia city limits. Presiding Commissioner Dan Atwill voted against the rezoning...

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  • Ehlmann Wants Road Project Near Proposed Kroenke Development Off Funding List

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  The normally mundane process of approving a list of hundreds of regional road projects for eventual construction took an unusual turn at a regional planning meeting Wednesday. St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann...

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  • What You Need to Know About the New “Blacklisting” Rule

    From ConstructionDIVE:  What could be objectionable about a rule that includes “fair pay” and “safe workplaces” in its title? Just ask construction industry groups like the Associated General Contractors of America and the Associated Builders and Contractors,...

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  • $24M Retirement Community Coming to Sunset Hills

    Senior Lifestyle Corporation, a closely-held national owner, operator and developer of senior housing communities, is targeting a grand opening in early 2017 of The Sheridan at Laumeier Park, the first of several retirement communities it plans to develop...

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  • Union Decline Reducing Non-Union Paychecks

    From Chicago Tribune:  You don’t have to be in a union for your paycheck to feel the impact of organized labor’s long decline. A new report from the Economic Policy Institute, a research group that advocates on...

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  • How Cities are Preserving Affordable Housing

    From NextCity:  The U.S. needs more affordable housing. A lot more. Between 2001 and 2013 the country lost 2.4 million rental housing units (both market-rate and subsidized) that were affordable to people making less than 50 percent...

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  • Rental vs. Purchase: How to Minimize Job Site Costs

    From Building Design+Construction Network:  With total U.S. construction starts projected to rise by 6 percent in 2016, the construction industry continues on its steady rise. Its expansion is contributing to an increase in corporate projects and profits....

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  • The Alverne Finds Salvation as Gallery 1014 Apartments

    From nextSTL:  The building at Locust and 11th Streets in downtown St. Louis has long been considered to have one of the least attractive, most debased facades among the city’s historic high rises. It wasn’t always this way...

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