• 11 Reasons to Start a Business in St. Louis Right Now

    From Livability:  Ready to start the business of your dreams in an affordable city bursting with creativity and startup energy? St. Louis is the place to make it happen. “Being an entrepreneur in St. Louis right now reminds me...

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  • Tarlton, Washington University Convert Old Shriners Hospital Into Apartments

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  St. Louis-based construction firm Tarlton Corp. has finished a $28 million rehab of the former Shriners Hospital for Children and Central Institute for the Deaf into the 160-unit Core Apartment Residences. The apartments,...

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  • Washington University, Big Contractors Mentor Young Minority-Owned Firms

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  On most days, about 425 construction workers are busy on the east end of Washington University’s campus. With a 790-space underground parking garage, new academic halls and a visitors center all under construction...

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  • Big Frank Wilson and the Fire: Aspiration and Perseverance

    “I know that You can do all things and that no purpose of Yours can be thwarted.” The Book of Job 42:1 by Tom Finan, Executive Director, Construction Forum STL Big Frank Wilson has been an inspiration...

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  • Andrew Martin Appointed 15th Chancellor of Washington University

    From Washington University’s The Source:  Andrew D. Martin, dean of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan, has been appointed chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis, effective June 1, 2019,...

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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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  • Time-Lapse Video of Washington University’s East End Transformation

    St. Louis Business Journal:  Washington University embarked on the “most expensive” construction project in the school’s history when it broke ground on the $280 million east end transformation in May 2017. The university is showcasing the first...

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  • A Look at the Research Behind Implicit Biases with Wash U Professor Calvin Lai

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  In April, the arrest of two black men at a Starbucks store in Philadelphia sparked outrage across the U.S. The incident prompted the company’s announcement that it would close thousands of stores for one...

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  • New Forest Park Parkway Pedestrian Bridge to Be Built

    From Washington University’s The Source:  In an effort to better accommodate pedestrians and cyclists, Washington University in St. Louis will replace the Forest Park Parkway bridge with a new bridge that is wider, safer and easier to...

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  • Washington University Seeks Approval for More Student Housing

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  Washington University is asking the city of Clayton to approve an increase in the number of student housing units the university can have at the southern end of its Danforth campus. Occupancy...

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