Category: Clayton

Legalizing medical marijuana in Missouri could boost real estate market, according to advocacy group

Missouri could get another chance at legalizing medical marijuana. And that could help the real estate market, according to one group trying to get an initiative on the ballot. Patient advocates with high demand and low supply are not the only likely benefactors to passing the Missouri Patient Care Act — one of three initiatives trying to make it on the ballot this November. One thing that could rise almost as fast as donations to […]

RELEASE: Blunt, Van Hollen, and 42 Senators urge support of US-Canada-Mexico united bid for the 2026 FIFA World Cup

WASHINGTON — Today U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Chris Van Hollen (Md.) led a bipartisan letter signed by 44 Senators to President Trump expressing support for United 2026 — a bid by the United States, Canada, and Mexico to jointly host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. “We believe this effort presents an exceptional opportunity to showcase our nations’ shared passion for soccer and its positive impact in local communities and on the international stage,” […]

Senate District 17 election could truly be a ‘special’ election

Three House reps vying for bids in one of the last purple strongholds JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The race to fill the seat left vacant by now-Commissioner Ryan Silvey has officially begun, and though the committees will not choose their nominees until April, the names of potential candidates are already being thrown around. Gov. Eric Greitens on Friday set the date of the special election to fill the Senate District 17 to take place on […]

AC Hotel gets positive conceptual review from Clayton Plan Commission

A proposed downtown Clayton hotel took another step toward becoming reality Tuesday. After about an hour of discussion, Clayton’s Plan Commission and Architectural Review Board gave a positive recommendation at conceptual review to plans for a proposed 12-story luxury hotel. The 119,236 square-foot project, to be called AC Hotel by Marriott, is set to include ground floor restaurant space at 227 S. Central Avenue, on the site of the former Clayton Police Department Headquarters. Though the […]

Armstrong Teasdale named 2018 Missouri firm of the year by Benchmark Litigation

Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States including Clayton, announced Wednesday that the firm has been recognized as the 2018 Missouri Firm of the Year by Benchmark Litigation. Benchmark Litigation, “the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys,” conducts extensive research each year and selects one firm per state that has excelled in litigation in the past year. “We’re very proud of the results delivered by our trial lawyers, […]

RELEASE: Axiom® kicks off new Ultra-Lux protection product and notable tech line-up for first half of 2018

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Axiom Product Administration (Axiom), a full-service, automotive finance and insurance (F&I) product provider focused on offering modern protection products and powerful technology, is kicking off an innovative line-up of products and tech for 2018. Axiom has launched Revolution UltraLUX VSC, a factory-matched, vehicle service contract designed specifically for high-end makes and models such as McLaren, Aston Martin and Tesla. Revolution UltraLUX VSC offers two coverage levels for both new and pre-owned vehicles, […]

Loomis resigns as Clayton Township Democratic committeeman

Missouri’s youngest elected official is taking a break from politics — at least for now. After five years as the Clayton Township’s Democratic committeeman, serving as a liaison between his township’s voters and the Democratic Party, and treasurer of the St. Louis County Democratic Central Committee, Jimmy Loomis resigned both positions effective Feb. 15, in order to assume a position in international business development at the World Trade Center in St. Louis. St. Louis County Executive […]

Clayton Plan Commission to conduct conceptual review of 12-story AC Hotel by Marriott

The Clayton Plan Commission and Architectural Review Board will consider on Tuesday night whether or not to give positive recommendation for a 12-story, 218-room AC Hotel by Marriott on the site of the old Clayton Police Department headquarters at 227 South Central Avenue. HomeBase bought the property from the city for $2.37 million in September. The project is expected to cost at least $43 million but could exceed $45 million, according to the plans. Clayton’s Plan Commission […]

Gershman Real Estate brokers the sale of two STL office buildings for almost $9 million

Gershman Commercial Real Estate brokered the sale of two office buildings in Clayton and Maryland Heights for $8.9 million. The 20,838-square-foot Clayton building located at 222 S. Meramec Ave. was purchased by VAD Realty LLC for $2.7 million. It’s located near the newly constructed Two Twelve Clayton, a luxury apartment complex. The other office space located at 11960 Westline Industrial Drive in Maryland Heights was purchased by BMO-1 The Westport LLC for $6.2 million. The […]

Neal Griffin joins Armstrong Teasdale’s St. Louis office

Neal Griffin, a former  associate with Stinson Leonard Street LLP and assistant general counsel for the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, has joined Armstrong Teasdale’s Clayton office. Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States, announced the addition of Griffin Tuesday. Griffin will counsel clients on all aspects of real estate development, including financing, design, acquisition, construction and leasing. If a dispute arises, Griffin seeks practical and timely resolutions for his clients and […]