• 70% of Missouri Contractors Struggle to Find Hourly Labor

    Seventy percent of construction firms report they are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions that represent the bulk of the construction workforce, according to the results of an industry-wide survey released today by Autodesk and...

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  • Tower Grove Plan Includes Running Track, Expanded Farmer’s Market

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  Tower Grove Park in south St. Louis will see some renovations and improvements over the next few years. Park officials are unveiling a 20-year master plan on Wednesday. The park’s new master...

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  • Feds Seek Shutdown of Work on Proposed Blues Facility

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Four days before fans of the St. Louis Blues packed the St. Louis County Council chambers to rally public support for the professional hockey team’s proposed new practice arena, the National Parks Service sent a...

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  • Paric Completes $50M St. Louis College of Pharmacy Rec Center

    From Building Design+Construction:  The completion of the new seven-story Recreation and Student Center on the St. Louis College of Pharmacy campus marks the end of a two-phase construction project that added over 400,000 sf of space to...

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  • Construction Stocks Tank as Trump’s Infrastructure Plans Fizzle

    From Bloomberg:  The predicted boom in construction stocks under President Donald Trump is turning into a bust. Trump promised to deliver a $1 trillion infrastructure early in his first year but is now talking about trying to...

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  • Ranken Gets $2.35M Federal Grant to Open Manufacturing Incubator

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Ranken Technical College has been awarded a $2.35 million federal grant to establish an incubator facility at its north St. Louis campus, the Commerce Department announced Monday. The incubator facility will support the...

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  • State DOTs Head to White House for Meeting on Infrastructure

    From AASHTO Journal:  The White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs has scheduled an Aug. 30 event with state and local officials – including heads of department of transportation – to discuss the Trump administration’s infrastructure investment ideas....

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  • Right to Work Law Headed to a Public Vote

    From MissouriNet:  Missouri’s right to work law passed by state lawmakers and signed by Governor Greitens in February has effectively been suspended.  The statute which would have normally taken hold Monday has been delayed by union efforts...

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  • Memorial, BJC to Add $32M Office Building in Shiloh

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  Memorial Regional Health Services Inc. and BJC HealthCare plan to add a second medical office building, with an estimated price tag of $32.4 million, to Memorial’s new hospital campus in Shiloh, Illinois....

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  • NGA Followed Guidelines in Picking North St. Louis for New Western HQ

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency met proper federal guidelines in choosing north St. Louis as the site for a new, $945 million western headquarters, a report by the Government Accountability Office says. The report sides...

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