In the greater St. Louis area, innovation is everywhere. Startup companies and expanding enterprises in industries such as health care, technology and telecommunications are choosing the city for its business-friendly atmosphere and increasing workforce. Earning attention as a “rising star” by Brookings, the city’s rapid growth in the technology sector and brisk workforce expansion has St. Louis pushing the limits of today’s digital infrastructure. Many businesses in St. Louis are operating…
Is there an upside to being depressed? For almost four decades, psychologists have searched for an answer to this counterintuitive question. The search has intensified more recently as the prevalence of depression has trended upwards over the years. Anecdotally, we know that many historically important and high-achieving figures, from Charles Darwin to Abraham Lincoln, experienced different forms of this mental illness. So, is there more to depression that we are missing? Despite extensive evidence…
Despite all the challenges highlighted by St. Louis Business Journal readers in the AdvanceSTL series, there are a lot of great things happening in St. Louis. In many ways, it feels like we are on the verge of a potential grand slam. Construction cranes are visible across the horizon. We have recently completed developments from City Foundry to Cortex and so many others. The new National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency complex will provide a much-needed anchor in North St. Louis City to build upon.…
Over the past couple of years, a lot has changed in our country, and for many people this wave of changes include their address. America has been experiencing a shuffle as people explore options to relocate, driven by financial and social factors, as well as a shift to remote work. The ability to live anywhere and work remotely has provided the chance for people to seek residence based on quality of life, not just employment. The challenge is finding the right fit. How do you weigh the value of…
The IT industry has long been one of the most fertile industries in the nation, and it’s a trend that doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. From startups to Fortune 500s, businesses have an increasingly high need for qualified IT professionals. The demand, however, exceeds the available talent. That’s where Envision shines. An IT staffing firm offering contract, right-to-hire, and direct hire placement services, the team is known for matching the right person with the position that…
With mental health issues on the rise, the need for behavioral health support professionals has never been greater. These professionals have a proven track record of creating better client outcomes and experiences as well as reducing overall health care costs. A few years ago, St. Louis Community College recognized this need and developed a program to train individuals to do this work. The result was the creation of STLCC’s associate degree in applied science in behavioral health support. Launched…
There's a lot going on in the St. Louis construction scene. See photos and renderings of this year's largest construction projects ranked by project cost, as well as information on the drivers behind the projects and when they'll be completed.
The deal is the company's 10th acquisition in the past four years, helping it achieve a growth rate exceeding 100%.
The company's new roastery will increase coffee roasting capacity by 25% and is set to open in 2023.
A New York firm took ownership of the vacant 44-story tower, which dates to 1985, after a $4.05 million April sale.
An executive with Major League Soccer expansion franchise St. Louis City SC is leaving to join the front office of an NBA team.
Republican Eric Schmitt leads Democrat Trudy Busch Valentine by double digits in Missouri's U.S. Senate race, according to a new poll from Emerson College.
A nonprofit that provides workforce development for federal agencies, including the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, plans to open a training campus in a vacant school building in north St. Louis.
The Missouri House on Thursday abandoned a plan to eventually cut the state's corporate income tax to zero after Gov. Mike Parson signaled his opposition.
Of all the seemingly inconsequential decisions made as World War II was upon us, this was perhaps one of the deadliest of them all.
The St. Louis Business Journal's 40 Under 40 Awards program recognizes 40 individuals under the age of 40 who are making a difference and influencing the business community in the St. Louis region. Meet this year's Hall of Fame class of previous 40 Under 40 honorees who have continued to make an impact on the business community.
Mantovani, in latest campaign for county executive, sees election determining whether region will 'continue to decline'
In his third campaign for county executive, former marketing executive Mark Mantovani is returning to a familiar theme: That St. Louis must take steps to stem its decline.
Tyrean Lewis, a vegan, didn't like the vegetable selection available at his local store. So he started a garden in his backyard, which has transformed into a business providing fresh food for his neighborhood, farmers markets and local chefs. And, it turns out, farming runs in his family.
It is the 10th settlement that states have announced with Clayton-based Centene, the nation's largest Medicaid managed care provider, since June 2021 over its pharmacy benefit management practices. Those settlements required Centene to make about $491 million in payments.
At the beginning of our 50-year-old friendly poker game, a favorite topic was sex. That progressed to our careers, and then shifted to tech gadgets and the size of our computers. Now we talk mostly about our ailments and doctors' appointments.