• Build-A-Bear Gets Incentives To Move Headquarters To Downtown St. Louis

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  The St. Louis Board of Aldermen approved a tax incentive package Friday, sweetening a plan for Build-A-Bear to move its headquarters ⁠— and 200 employees ⁠— to downtown St. Louis from its...

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  • City, Build-A-Bear Have Tentative Deal for HQ Move Near Union Station

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch: The St. Louis Board of Estimate and Apportionment approved an agreement Monday that could provide up to $4 million for Build-A-Bear Workshop to move its headquarters and about 200 jobs to downtown St....

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  • Developer Makes a Play to Build Millennial-Style Hotel Downtown

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  A hotel that bills itself as a place where guests come to play could soon locate its next destination in downtown St. Louis. Coralville, Iowa-based Hawkeye Hotels is proposing to build a $16.5 million,...

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  • Lessons for Any Downtown

    From Next City:  EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is excerpted from “The Heart of the City: Creating Vibrant Downtowns for a New Century,” by Alexander Garvin, published by Island Press. In it, Garvin diagnoses why some downtowns have...

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  • New Grocery Store Opens in Downtown West

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  St. Louis-based Fields Foods has opened at The Monogram apartment building in Downtown West. Fields Foods’ new location is only the third full-service grocery store to serve the downtown area and nearby...

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  • St. Louis County Support for America’s Center Advances to Final Vote

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  The St. Louis County Council is set to vote next Tuesday on a proposal to commit $240 million over four decades for an expansion and upgrade to America’s Center in downtown St. Louis....

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  • Developer Remains Optimistic About $300M Plan for Railway Exchange Building

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  Before the Railway Exchange Building, there were the Starks and Republic buildings in Louisville, the Textile building in Cincinnati, the Huntington in Cleveland and the Mark Twain in Kansas City. From 2015...

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  • Fields Foods Planning Downtown Grocery

    From NextSTL:  Independent grocer Fields Foods is planning another location along the western edge of Washington Avenue in Downtown St. Louis. The location on the first floor of the Monogram Building at 1706 Washington Avenue will bring...

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  • Post-Dispatch Finds Buyer For Its Downtown Building

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has entered into an agreement to sell its headquarters at 900 N. Tucker Blvd. to StarLake Holdings. Tech entrepreneur Jim McKelvey founded StarLake Holdings in 2016. “We are excited about the...

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  • St. Louis Buys Two Downtown Parking Lots for $8.5M

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  The city of St. Louis’ Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority has acquired two downtown parking lots near the convention center for $8.5 million. The city bought the properties, which are adjacent to each...

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