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  • Opportunity Zones: What’s Health Got to Do With Them?

    From HealthAffairs:  Opportunity Zones, established by Congress in 2017 as an innovative approach to spur long-term, private-sector investments in low-income urban and rural communities, have been getting a lot of attention lately. Designed to benefit economically distressed communities, as...

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  • Electrical Connection Partners with St. Louis Cardinals And PLANLED to Launch SHINE STL Lighting Program

    Better lighting delivers better educational outcomes, not to mention improved cost efficiencies.  That’s the reason behind the SHINE STL Program launched on June 4, 2019 in a partnership between the St. Louis Cardinals and Cardinals Care, PLANLED,...

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  • How Landscape Architecture Is Growing BIM Roots for Better Collaboration

    From Autodesk Redshift:  Lauren Schmidt, a landscape architect and associate at Seattle-based firm GGN, has become an expert at using BIM (Building Information Modeling) in landscape architecture. BIM isn’t traditionally used for landscape architecture, but Schmidt realized...

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  • Kurt Andersen Promoted to Senior Vice President at Midwest BankCentre’s Chesterfield Commercial Division

    Kurt Andersen, formerly vice president at Midwest BankCentre, has been promoted to senior vice president in the bank’s Chesterfield Commercial Division. Andersen develops the bank’s commercial and industrial lending portfolio by supporting middle-market companies in the St....

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  • Andrew Kulatunga Joins Kwame Building Group as Project Manager

    Andrew Kulatunga has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as project manager. Kulatunga brings 18 years of project management experience. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of select KWAME projects, including estimating, engineering, project controls and overall...

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  • FreightWeek STL 2019 Focus: The Future of the Freight Industry

    The St. Louis region played host to the four-day FreightWeek STL conference for the second year in a row, bringing together freight and logistics experts from around the country in late May to learn about the latest...

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  • Holly Yorg Joins Murphy Co. in Accounts Receivable

    Holly Yorg has joined Murphy Company as an accounts receivable billing specialist, reporting to Russ Frink, job cost accounting manager. Prior to joining Murphy, Yorg served as general manager of a retail outlet, overseeing daily operations for...

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  • Helms Named Service Account Manager for Murphy

    Chuck Helms has joined Murphy Company as a service account manager. The announcement was made by Chris Carter, vice president, service for the mechanical contracting and engineering firm. Helms has more than three decades of industry experience,...

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  • Heather Chatman Joins Murphy Co. as Receptionist

    Heather Chatman has joined Murphy Company as receptionist, reporting to Tina Jones, executive administrative assistant/office manager for the mechanical contracting and engineering firm. Prior to joining Murphy, Chatman was self-employed. Career highlights include serving as a billing...

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  • Knoebel Construction Completes Construction of New Retail Stores in CA

    Knoebel Construction has completed construction of new Marshalls and Burlington retail stores at Indio Towne Center in Indio, California. Construction is underway for new ULTA Beauty and Five Below locations, which are scheduled to open early Fall 2019....

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  • WHITE PAPER: Home Rule or Room Rule?

    Regionalism Drill Down White Paper #10 by David Rusk Special to ConstructForSTL “Neither St. Louis City nor County could credibly claim to be business-friendly, and the region suffers because of it.   There are more than 90...

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  • WHITE PAPER: Three Things Better Together Got Right

    Regionalism Drill Down White Paper #11 by David Rusk Special to ConstructForSTL When Construction Forum St. Louis asked me to undertake an objective critique of the St. Louis City-County Governance Task Force Report to the Community (January...

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  • WHITE PAPER: Was The BT Plan A Recipe for Financial Feast or Famine?

    Regionalism Drill Down White Paper #8 by David Rusk Special to ConstructForSTL “General sales tax revenue would be collected on a Metro City-wide basis to help support regionally-delivered services including, but not limited to, [a unified police...

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  • AGC STL BIM Forum to Highlight Modularization/BIM Intersect

    St. Louis builders have been increasingly employing modularization techniques to deal with congested sites and tight schedules. A key component of this process is the use of BIM models to ensure that the components and scheduling will...

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