Category: Business

RELEASE: St. Louis, Kansas City attorneys selected for leadership council on legal diversity roles

Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States, proudly announces that two attorneys at the firm have been selected to participate in Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) programs in 2018. St. Louis Financial and Real Estate Services partner Hillary Bean has been selected as a Fellow, and Kansas City Financial and Real Estate Services associate Rachel A. Orr has been selected for the Pathfinder Program. Both programs provide tools, training and […]

Plan for 22-story luxury apartment tower clears rezoning hurdle in Clayton

  Clayton’s Board of Aldermen approved on Tuesday the rezoning for a luxury apartment at its first formal meeting of 2018. The board signed off on selling a city-owned parking lot on Dec. 19, and cleared yet another hurdle for the project with Tuesday’s vote, paving the way for a new 22-story luxury apartment to be called Shaw Park Apartments at the corner of Forsyth and Brentwood Blvds in downtown Clayton. The board voted unanimously […]

St. Louis County Port Authority purchases Jamestown Mall property

After a long process, the St. Louis County Port Authority now owns all the property at the derelict Jamestown Mall site in Florissant and are hearing requests for proposals (RFP) to redevelop the site. At St. Louis County Executive Stenger’s urging, the St. Louis County Port Authority actively negotiated to secure all of the Jamestown property. The mall, which had multiple owners, closed in 2014. In 2015, County Executive Stenger traveled to New York to meet […]

Former Cruz chief joins Axiom’s PR arm as new president

Axiom Strategies, the largest Republican political consulting firm in the country, announced the hire of David Polyansky, a veteran political operative who most recently served as chief of staff to Senator Ted Cruz. Polyansky joins Axiom Strategies as president of Clout, a public affairs firm under the Axiom umbrella. Clout serves eight Fortune 50 companies, over 20 publicly-traded companies, and more than 100 business and trade organizations on federal, state, and local issues, and has […]

RELEASE: Aclara Launches AclaraONE next-generation software solution to transform business operations

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ —Aclara, a leading supplier of smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) to electric, gas and water utilities worldwide, introduces AclaraONE™ (One Network for Everyone™), a powerful and secure software solution that allows utilities employing Aclara’s communications technologies to transform business operations, increase efficiencies, reduce costs and increase customer satisfaction. “The launch of AclaraONE is the latest proof of Aclara’s commitment to provide comprehensive solutions that help transform utility’s business operations. It is one more example […]

RELEASE: Armstrong Teasdale names three new partners

CLAYTON — Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States, proudly announces the addition of Zachary C. Howenstine, Michael J. Vander Molen and Adam R. Wuller to its partnership effective Jan. 1, 2018. “Our new partners are extremely talented in handling a wide range of intellectual property matters,” said John Beulick, managing partner at Armstrong Teasdale. “The depth of experience they possess in their respective areas is particularly impressive, and we look […]

Clayton Board of Aldermen to consider rezoning for Shaw Park Apartments

Clayton’s Board of Aldermen will be considering a controversial rezoning for a luxury apartment when it holds it first formal meeting of 2018 Tuesday night. The board signed off on selling a city-owned parking lot on Dec. 19, paving the way for a new 22-story luxury apartment to be called Shaw Park Apartments at the corner of Forsyth and Brentwood Blvds in downtown Clayton. The board will consider rezoning that property from High Density Commercial District to […]

Family Dollar store in North County held up at gunpoint

An armed man robbed a Family Dollar store over the weekend in north St. Louis County, police said Saturday. The robbery happened around 6:20 p.m. at the Family Dollar at 11314 West Florissant Avenue. The investigation thus far has revealed that a suspect entered the business and eventually approached the front cash register. The suspect displayed a firearm and demanded money. He took an undisclosed amount of cash from the register and fled the Family […]

RELEASE: Harbour Group acquires Thibaut Design

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Thibaut Inc. (“Thibaut”) is now part of the Harbour Group family of companies, Jeff Fox, Harbour Group’s chairman and chief executive officer, announced today.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Thibaut is a highly recognized global brand in the wallcoverings, fabrics and upholstered furniture markets, featuring distinctive designs serving a diverse base of high-end residential interior designers.  The company’s in-house designers produce exclusive collections under three brand names:  Thibaut, Anna French […]

RELEASE: As Leaders In Their Communities, Farmers Can Begin Nominating Schools For Grants Designed To Enhance STEM Education

In 2018, the America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education Program, Sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, Will Award More Than $2.3 Million to Improve Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Curriculums – Starting January 1 through April 2, 2018, farmers can nominate their local public school districts to apply for $10,000 and $25,000 grants to enhance STEM education – Past winning programs have used funds to improve internet connectivity, develop industrial arts labs, and create life science […]