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Rams Settlement Deal Wins Approval From Dome Board

3 days 12 hours ago
From St. Louis Public Radio:  Members of a board that oversees the Dome at America’s Center gave their unanimous approval Wednesday to the division of a $519 million settlement over the departure of the St. Louis Rams. It’s a move that primarily places the ball in the court of elected officials on how to spend […]
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Milestone Reached Toward Old Courthouse Renovation

3 days 15 hours ago
The National Park Service (NPS) and Gateway Arch Park Foundation are one step closer to kicking off the $24.5 million renovation of the Old Courthouse at Gateway Arch National Park. In recent days, the NPS selected St. Louis-based Tarlton Corporation to lead the renovation, which focuses on increasing accessibility for all visitors, structural improvements to […]
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IMPACT Strategies Completes Renovations for Proper Cannabis – Bridgeton

3 days 15 hours ago
IMPACT Strategies has completed work as Construction Manager on renovations for a new medical marijuana dispensary for Proper Cannabis. The project converted a former Bank of America building in Bridgeton, MO to a new, 2,500 square foot retail location. The new space features design details in a modern apothecary feel, with high end millwork finishes, […]
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Trivers Earns 2022 AIA Central States Region Award

3 days 17 hours ago
St. Louis-based architecture, planning, urban design and interiors firm Trivers was recently honored with the 2022 Outstanding Emerging Professional (EP) Friendly Firm Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Central States Region (CSR). Comprised of AIA chapters from Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma, AIA CSR annually recognizes architecture firms that display an outstanding […]
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Groundbreaking Held for Edwardsville Fire Station

3 days 18 hours ago
From RiverBender:  City officials are happy to announce a groundbreaking will take place this month for the East Fire Station, a state-of-the-art facility that will enhance the City’s ability to serve and protect residents for years to come. The groundbreaking will take place at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 29. The City cannot accommodate the […]
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Traffic Concerns Raised Over Trace on the Parkway

3 days 18 hours ago
From The Edwardsville Intelligencer:  Traffic concerns at two roads, Bennett and Shoger drives, that are part of the Trace on the Parkway development were discussed at Edwardsville’s Public Services Committee Tuesday. “Shoger is city-owned and maintained,” said Communications Coordinator Cathy Hensley. “Bennett is city-owned but privately maintained. Trace Parkway Drive, which connects the two, is […]
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3 Facts CRE Developers Need to Know About Today’s Market

3 days 19 hours ago
From St. Louis Business Journal:  Labor shortages. Supply chain disruptions. Rising interest rates. These concerns are creating a lot of buzz in the commercial real estate industry. Getting a handle on costs is one important key to success. But what else should commercial real estate developers pay attention to? Here are three facts to know […]
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21c Museum Hotel to Open in Downtown St. Louis

3 days 19 hours ago
From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  The art-centric 21c Museum Hotel will open its first location in the St. Louis area this spring. The opening will coincide with the inaugural season for St. Louis’ new Major League Soccer team, which will play just four blocks away at CityPark stadium. “We want to be a highlight destination. Being […]
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Eagle Scout Replaces Watershed Bridge

3 days 19 hours ago
The Edwardsville Intelligencer:  The Watershed Nature Center was abuzz with people and not just those who regularly walk, run and jog there. An entire crew descended on the center to help Alex Walker complete his Eagle Scout project Saturday. Walker, 17, a senior at Edwardsville High School, and a member of Troop 31, has been […]
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Industrial Construction Firm Leases Near Cape Airport

3 days 19 hours ago
From Southeast Missourian: St. Louis-based Acme Contractors is now leasing a 6,376-square-foot building at 2380 E. Outer Road across from Cape Girardeau Regional Airport in northern Scott County. A spokesperson for Acme, a 100% employee-owned and managed specialty construction company founded in 1947, told the Southeast Missourian the new local office has three salaried office employees […]
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Edwardsville City Hall Getting Modernized Elevator

3 days 19 hours ago
From The Edwardsville Intelligencer:  Edwardsville City Hall opened in 1995 and most people know it has two floors, with most city officials’ offices on the upper floor. Thursday, during the administrative and community service (ACS), the committee unanimously approved a sole source resolution to authorize Kone to modernize the city’s elevator and a second such […]
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KAI Promotes H. John Vetter II, PE to Principal-Electrical Engineering

4 days 14 hours ago
KAI is pleased to share the promotion of H. John Vetter II, PE to Principal – Electrical Engineering at its Dallas-Fort Worth office. KAI hired Vetter in September 2021 to the new position of National Electrical Engineering Subject Matter Expert. In his expanded role, Vetter will collaborate with Charles Keefer, AIA Principal – Architecture & […]
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Michelle Biedermann Joins Brinkmann Constructors as Business Development Manager

4 days 14 hours ago
Brinkmann Constructors has hired Michelle Biedermann as Business Development Manager for the St. Louis region. Biedermann will focus on client relations and business development strategies to grow Brinkmann’s relationships in the St. Louis area. Michelle has 13 years of commercial real estate experience and excels at using her tremendous knowledge of the industry to connect […]
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Lowell Kircher Joins Landco Construction

4 days 15 hours ago
Lowell Kircher recently joined Landco Construction as project executive. Kircher is responsible for overseeing all aspects of construction projects and developing long-term client relationships. President Linda Bernhard is “excited to welcome Lowell Kircher, who brings almost 20 years of experience and project leadership to our team.” With projects typically ranging up to five million dollars, […]
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Forum Drone Charts Progress on Bemiston Place

5 days 13 hours ago
This week Construction Forum drone pilot and photographer Louis Kelly captured progress on Bemiston Place, a $101 million mixed-used development at Central, Maryland, and Bemiston avenues in Clayton. Balke Brown Transwestern purchased the parcels of land to build the project from HBE Corporation. They had been assembled by Fred Kummer, the late HBE founder who […]
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Black Sorority Plans Women’s Museum, Community Center

5 days 13 hours ago
From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  The vacant, three-story brick house at 2844 St. Louis Avenue in north St. Louis was not supposed to be standing. But somehow the family home of Ethel Hedgemon Lyle, the founder of the country’s first African American sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha, escaped the wrecking ball that had wiped an adjacent house […]
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$100M in Recycling and Waste Grants Now Available

5 days 13 hours ago
From Waste Dive:  The U.S. EPA has opened the application process for new, long-awaited recycling grants and said the first round will disburse $100 million to states, municipalities, and other entities. Applications are due Jan. 16, 2023. The agency will host a series of webinars in late November through early January to provide more information […]
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Part of Bayer Campus is Purchased with Mixed-Use Development Planned

5 days 14 hours ago
From St. Louis Business Journal: A local developer has purchased 95 acres of the Bayer campus in Creve Coeur, with plans for a mixed-use development. Edwardsville-based private equity firm Fireside Financial bought the property at 10300 Olive Blvd. in September from Bayer, which said in February it would offer the western part of its campus for sale. The […]
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The Trouble With Coldwater Creek

5 days 14 hours ago
From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  One of two indisputable facts about the Coldwater Creek saga is Ashley Bernaugh takes her position as president of the Jana Elementary School PTA very seriously. The other is that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in an often thankless effort to remediate lingering radioactive waste, resists sharing detailed information with […]
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