• Downtown Apartment Developers Get Demo Authority

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  The Preservation Board stepped out of the way of a 33-story downtown apartment project Monday with a 4-1 vote to allow the demolition of 300 South Broadway. The approval requires the developers to...

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  • Her Ticket to a Life She Loves: A Hard Hat

    From MSN:  Scrolling through Erin Lakenen’s Instagram inspires instant wanderlust. In one photo the 23-year-old is in Vietnam with a burly snake wrapped around her neck. In another, she overlooks a lush mountain in Ecuador. There’s a...

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  • Minorities are the Demographic Engine of Millennial Urban Growth

    From Brookings Institute:  Much has been written about millennials’ attraction to cities, adding to their social and economic vitality, and, in many cases, their revitalization. It should also be noticed that, as part of this, millennials have...

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  • Spellman Brady Completes Interior Design for Village Walk

    Spellman Brady & Company (SBC), an award-winning interior design firm, was engaged by Carlisle Senior Living Communities, Inc. an affiliate of The D&F Development Group to create the interior design at Village Walk, an all-new 5-story, 87,700...

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  • Limiting Tax Incentives Could Decrease Inequality in St. Louis

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  A coalition critical of the tax relief St. Louis awards developers wants lawmakers to make processes to grant tax incentives more transparent and more equitable. When it started in 2016, Team TIF...

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  • Downtown Apartment Tower Heads Back to Preservation Board

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Now armed with a redevelopment plan passed by the St. Louis Board of Aldermen, developers proposing a 33-story, 265-unit apartment tower across Broadway from Busch Stadium are headed back to the city’s Preservation...

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  • Bi-State Development Introduces Two New Additions to Its Management Teams

    Bi-State Development has filled two key manager positions in the organization. After interviewing candidates from around the nation for both positions, Trenise Winters was named General Manager of MetroBus Operations and Gregory A. Smith was selected as...

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  • Behind a Key Anti-Labor Case, a Web of Conservative Donors

    From New York Times:  In the summer of 2016, government workers in Illinois received a mailing that offered them tips on how to leave their union. By paying a so-called fair-share fee instead of standard union dues,...

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  • Feds Prepare to Select Construction Firms to Build $1.7B NGA Campus

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  It’s been almost two years since St. Louis got the good news that one of its largest employers, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, would remain in the city. Not only that, but the federal...

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  • Kappel Named General Manager of Micro-Surfacing Division for Byrne & Jones Construction Co.

    Mike Kappel has been named general manager of the micro-surfacing division for St. Louis-based Byrne & Jones Construction Co.  Byrne & Jones is a diversified St. Louis civil site contractor serving clients through six divisions – concrete,...

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