$51 Million Apartment Project to Break Ground

By on June 30, 2016

From St. Louis Business Journal:  A groundbreaking Tuesday (June 28) will begin work on the final phase of the $250 million Highlands at Forest Park development.

The $51 million multifamily project, to be known as Encore at Forest Park, will be the last phase of Balke Brown Transwestern’s 26-acre Highlands development. It’s being built on the last three acres of vacant land at the site along Interstate 64/Highway 40. Balke Brown announced the final phase in November.

When completed, the five-story Encore will include 247 rental apartments.

More than 100 labor leaders, elected officials and community leaders are expected to attend a groundbreaking at 11 a.m. Tuesday at 5700 Highlands Plaza Drive, including Pat White, president of the Greater St. Louis Labor Council, AFL-CIO; Balke Brown Transwestern CEO Steve Brown; and Bruce Holland, CEO of Holland Construction, general contractor for the project.

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