“This time next year,” construction will begin on a 20-mile stretch of Interstate 70 in Missouri that runs from U.S. 63 in Columbia to Kingdom City. That’s what Missouri Department of Transportation officials told state lawmakers at a committee hearing Wednesday at the Capitol. Eric Schroeter, assistant chief engineer, and Eric Kopinski, Improve I-70 program director, shared the transportation department’s vision for rebuilding 200 miles of interstate highway, which they estimate will take…
The 92,000-square-foot Weekends Only building would be subdivided into multiple tenant spaces, including by a 28,000-square-foot restaurant. It would be the fifth Missouri location for the restaurant concept.
Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. said it will partner with Giochi Preziosi S.p.A, an Italian toy distributor and retailer, to open a new store location in Milan, Italy.
The St. Louis Blues have teamed up with a local musician as part of the National Hockey League team’s new marketing campaign focused on its musical origins.
Revenue at the Clayton-based broker-dealer increased 22% in the first six months of this year compared with the same period in 2022.
After a brief pandemic-era surge, the market for breakfast cereal has resumed its steady, years-long retreat. But General Mills and Post Holdings are making the best of it.
A Chesterfield-based infrastructure repair company has acquired a suburban Denver company that provides pipeline rehabilitation services.
As digital transformation accelerates, businesses have renewed their focus on security, stability and fraud mitigation. That’s with good cause: The rapid movement of large amounts of money in today’s digital era provides ample opportunity for fraudsters to exploit any loophole they can find. This is further compounded by the continuous technological changes within corporations, which inadvertently open more avenues for these criminals. “If you think about the speed at which money can move…
The city of St. Charles said it was "left with no choice" but to seek a temporary restraining order against Ameren (NYSE: AEE), claiming the company has failed to respond to the city's orders to halt the construction of an extraction well. Ameren Missouri in return is arguing that the well is only necessary due to "irresponsible" and "inappropriate" actions of the city to hamper contamination cleanup efforts at the Elm Point Wellfield. The city announced Thursday that it has filed a motion for…
The United Auto Workers Union announced the General Motors Assembly plant in Wentzville was one of three factories to go on strike overnight Thursday after a contract was not reached by union officials negotiating with Big 3 automakers in Detroit. UAW International President Shawn Fain in a live social media post Thursday night called on one plant in three states – General Motors assembly plant in Wentzville, Missouri; a Ford plant in Wayne, Michigan, in suburban Detroit; and a Stellantis Jeep…
It is those who run into the burning building, not away from it, and those who speed toward the sound of gunfire, as all others run for shelter and safety, to whom we owe a lot.
Champions for Diversity & Inclusion winners celebrated at St. Louis Union Station Hotel event (Photos)
The St. Louis Business Journal on Thursday celebrated the winners of the Champions for Diversity & Inclusion Awards for 2023 with a luncheon at the Union Station Hotel.
St.LouisCIO has announced the finalists for its 2023 St. Louis ORBIE Awards. The St. Louis ORBIE Awards honors chief information officers who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership. With support from St. Louis Business Journal, St.LouisCIO will honor the CIOs who are driving innovation and transforming St. Louis’ leading organizations. The 2023 St. Louis ORBIE Awards event is scheduled for Dec. 8 at The Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta Hotel. The finalists were named in the following…
A big-box store in St. Louis County is being torn down after sitting vacant for nearly six years. Here's why the owner decided to demolish the property now.
The move delays the company's original development timeline, which called for opening the store in early 2024.
A Missouri-based agricultural giant is helping fuel rapid deforestation in Brazil’s eastern savanna, a report by environmental activists claims. Bunge Ltd., headquartered in Chesterfield, is the world’s largest soybean producer and sells the overwhelming majority of inputs to Brazilian soy farmers. The report, released Tuesday by a trio of environmental and human rights groups, says Bunge’s near-monopoly hold over financing soy producers in parts of Brazil — a characterization that the…
Priorities have shifted post-pandemic. Local designers and architects say that this has changed the design industry in a few big ways.
St. Louis Character: Valerie Rudy-Valli's childhood led to career raising funds for St. Louis' cultural jewels
Valerie Rudy-Valli, vice president of major gifts at Great Rivers Greenway, is working on the campaign to raise $245 million for the Brickline Greenway, which is to connect Fairground Park, Forest Park, Tower Grove Park and the Gateway Arch.
STL Startup Week is back for another year and includes the revival of a long-standing local startup showcase event.
The opening of the first phase of a redeveloped vacant strip mall in North County is the culmination of a nearly 10-year effort by the leaders of the nonprofit group Refuge and Restoration. Construction on the second phase of the $18 million-to-$20 million project is expected to begin later this year.