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  • Hudson Appointed to Lead New Academy for Diversity and Inclusion

    From Washington University’s The Source:  Nicole Hudson, deputy mayor for racial equity and priority initiatives for the City of St. Louis, has been appointed assistant vice chancellor for the newly created Academy for Diversity and Inclusion at...

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  • New Non-Profit ‘Brick-by-Brick’ Provides Jobs and Pay for North City Residents

    From KMOV:  Each summer, “Clean Sweep” brings volunteers and construction companies together to knock down abandoned homes in north St. Louis. Now a new non-profit called “Brick-by-Brick” is allowing a chance for the people who live in...

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  • Drone Usage in Construction Increased 239%, Year Over Year

    From The Drive:  When user-friendly hobby drones became technologically sophisticated enough for professionals to improve their businesses with, the modern unmanned aerial vehicle began drastically influencing a wide swath of industries. According to CNBC, the construction field has seen...

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  • NorthSide Lender Bank of Washington Sues St. Louis Development Agencies

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  Bank of Washington, NorthSide Regeneration’s lender, has filed suit against two city of St. Louis entities, following the Krewson administration’s decision last month to find the developer in default. Litigation was expected. The lawsuit,...

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  • St. Charles County Looks to Sell Family Arena

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  St. Charles County may sell its 10,000-seat Family Arena after receiving what it says was an unsolicited offer for the county-owned entertainment and sports venue about a month ago. The county issued a...

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  • Highland, Granite City Housing Developments Approved for Funding

    From The Edwardsville Intelligencer:  Housing developments in Granite City and Highland were approved for approximately $1 million in federal HOME funds administered by Madison County Community Development. The action came at Monday’s Grants Committee meeting. Also approved...

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  • New MetroLink Station to Open in St. Louis’ Cortex District This Month

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  A new MetroLink station will open in St. Louis’ Cortex Innovation Community later this month. The light-rail stop is located on the east side of Boyle Avenue between the existing Central West End...

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  • S. M. Wilson Hires Four New Employees

    S. M. Wilson & Co., has hired Matthew Frank as Senior Project Manager, Sheila Kennedy as a Job Accountant/Project Assistant and former S. M. Wilson interns Emily Bozarth and Anna Eisenbath as Project Engineers. Frank will be...

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  • St. Louis County Hires First Chief Diversity Officer

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  Hiring a chief diversity officer was a key recommendation of the recent disparity study commissioned by St. Louis County. Jack L. Thomas Jr., a veteran of the workforce diversity and improvement profession,...

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  • The Gravois Greenway (Grant’s Trail) Has a New Trailhead

    From St. Louis Magazine:  Christened with champagne, soda pop, and the landscapers’ sweat, the new Mysun Charitable Foundation Trailhead is located at 4300 Hoffmeister Avenue. It replaces the Gravois Greenway’s old southern trailhead, and you can’t miss the new...

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  • Selkirk Auctioneers Moving to Washington Avenue Building Downtown

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Selkirk Auctioneers and Appraisers, the St. Louis business whose name goes back almost 200 years, is moving from the Central West End to Washington Avenue downtown. Its first auction at its new showroom...

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  • Rise Finishes Adams Grove Development in Forest Park SE

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Rise Community Development’s Adams Grove project in the Forest Park Southeast neighborhood marked the official completion of its 50 affordable rental homes Thursday. The project, which used state low income housing tax credits, built...

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  • Top Staff Named for Aquarium at Union Station

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  The future operator of the under-construction St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station has named an executive director and curator for the attraction, slated to open in fall 2019. On Wednesday, zoOceanarium Group...

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  • After Missing Out on State Tax Credits, Developer Delays Jefferson Arms Historic Rehab

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  The $104 million redevelopment of the historic Jefferson Arms building, one of downtown St. Louis’ biggest buildings, faces an uncertain future as the firm behind the project has missed out on key state...

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