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Groundbreaking Held for St. Louis’ First World-Class, Indoor Volleyball & Basketball Complex

1 year 3 months ago
On August 10, a ceremonial groundbreaking marked construction of Chesterfield Sports Complex, St. Louis’ first world-class, indoor volleyball and basketball complex at 150 N. Eatherton Road in Chesterfield Valley. St. Louisan and NBA star Bradley Beal made a surprise appearance at the event. Bradley Beal Elite (BBE), the top ranked NIKE sponsored club in the […]
Dede Hance

HBA Charitable Foundation Funds Flooring Replacement for Disability Group’s Respite Home

1 year 3 months ago
On behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation (HBCF), 2022 HBA President Jeremy Roth of Elite Development Services/McBride Homes)and HBA Executive Vice President Celeste Rueter recently presented a $17,624 donation to UCP Heartland’s major gifts officer Kevin Amstutz. The donation will be used to replace the flooring at the organization’s Oak Tree Respite Home in […]
Tom Finan

Booneslick Planning Commission Seeks Candidates Executive Director Position

1 year 3 months ago
The Boonslick Regional Planning Commission (BRPC) is seeking applications for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director is responsible for the overall leadership, direction, administration, coordination and implementation of all Commission programs. This person shall be responsible for the development of future projects and/or programs that are necessary to the future of the organization, […]
Tom Finan

$1.2B Project Proposed for South of the Arch Would Begin With Manufacturing Plants

1 year 3 months ago
From St. Louis Business Journal:  The developer of a multi-year $1.2 billion project in downtown St. Louis’ Chouteau’s Landing riverfront area plans to launch the project with manufacturing facilities, before the development of residential and public spaces. That includes a pair of 200,000-square-foot factories to house tenants that would support hundreds of jobs. But Good […]
Tom Finan

Women Construction Business Owners Epitomize Resilience, Ingenuity

1 year 3 months ago
by Ron Unterreiner, Founder, PEOPLE of Construction Editor’s note: “Opportunity Report” is a regular feature of ConstructForSTL.org. It is a column by PEOPLE of Construction Founder Ron Unterreiner . Martin Luther King wrote, “The struggle for rights is, at bottom, a struggle for opportunities.” Dr. King noted that it does no good to say that […]
Tom Finan

Southern Illinois Construction Advancement Program Awards 2022 Scholarships

1 year 3 months ago
The Southern Illinois Construction Advancement Program’s (SICAP) Garland E. Whitworth Memorial Scholarships for 2022 were recently presented to three students: SIU Edwardsville — Abraham Koch, Kyle Wesolowski, and Tyler Higgins; Southwestern Illinois College— Austin Brown, Hunter Snow, and Sean Wright; Kaskaskia College — Amy Perl. Pictured: SIBA Safety Committee Chair Joe Shryock with scholarship winner […]
Tom Finan

$1.2B Mixed-Use Development Proposed for Area South of Gateway Arch

1 year 3 months ago
by Tom Finan, Executive Director/Co-Founder, Construction Forum A $1.2B development project is under consideration for 80 acres located south of the Gateway Arch near the Poplar Street Bridge. A resolution is scheduled to go before the St. Louis Port Authority Commission at its Thursday (Aug. 11) meeting. The  agenda item is titled in part, “Resolution […]
Tom Finan

Bob Clark on Plans for Caleres Campus $500M Transformation

1 year 3 months ago
by Bob Clark, Executive Chairman and Founder, Clayco Clayco, CRG, and Lamar Johnson Collaborative are working to transform the Clayton campus of footwear retailer Caleres Inc. into a $500 million mixed-use redevelopment. Caleres, formerly known as Brown Shoe Co., has roots in St. Louis dating back to the 1870s and has been in Clayton since […]
Tom Finan

Korte Companies Complete Third Anderson Hospital Goshen Campus Medical Building

1 year 3 months ago
Korte Companies recently completed construction on the Anderson Goshen Medical Building at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL. This is the third building on the Goshen campus. The 50,000 square foot building is currently servicing five medical practices. Interior finishes include stone, laminates, and wood, creating a less-clinical-appearing setting. The building includes 55 examination rooms. Goshen […]
Tom Finan

VIDEO: Drone Views Tilt Up Erection at Chesterfield Sports Complex

1 year 3 months ago
Last week River City Drones captured views of tilt up erection at the Chesterfield  sports complex. Chesterfield Sports Association is building the project on a 10.87 plot of land at 150 N. Eatherton Road in Chesterfield Valley for the future home of an indoor volleyball and basketball tournament complex. The multi-court, 97,000-square-foot fieldhouse will attract […]
Tom Finan

Work Completed on Mill Creek Flats Apartments

1 year 3 months ago
Holland Construction Services has completed work on Mill Creek Flats Luxury Apartments, a $22 million, six-story building with 105 residential units and a two-story parking garage in Midtown St. Louis. Located near SSM Health’s new hospital campus and St. Louis University, the development includes 10,000 square feet of ground floor retail space and resident amenities […]
Tom Finan

Bi-State Offers Free Virtual Disadvantaged Business Certification Workshop Sept. 9

1 year 3 months ago
Minority and women-owned businesses throughout the bi-state region are invited to a special Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certification Workshop on Friday, September 9, to learn how they can become a certified DBE and compete for federal funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). This workshop is virtual and free to attend.  Participants can register […]
Tom Finan

Forum Drone: Foundation Work on Bemiston Place Apartment/Commercial Development

1 year 3 months ago
This week Construction Forum drone pilot and photographer Louis Kelly captured foundation work 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 […]
Tom Finan