Tag: St. Louis

RELEASE: St. Louis poised to lead reshoring of U.S. fashion and apparel industry

ST. LOUIS, March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — According to a recent article by the St. Louis Business Journal, St. Louis is on the leading edge of a national trend to re-shore apparel manufacturing jobs in the United States, attracting much-needed manufacturing investment and training skilled sewing talent. “With the launch of the Fashion Fund a few years ago, the emphasis on the business of fashion and what St. Louis has to offer as a strong foundation, I expect to see our fashion industry grow and national […]

St. Louis-based technology company bridges the gap between business and innovation

A technology company has grown to become a global technology solution provider with up to $10 billion in annual revenue, all from the backyard of St. Louis. World Wide Technology (WWT) was founded by David Steward in 1990 and hires thousands of IT engineers, developers and has testing labs for deploying various technologies that help customers bridge the gap between IT and business. Based in the City of St. Louis, WWT has over 4,000 employees and […]

Rep. Courtney Allen Curtis to Hold Special Committee Hearing on Airport Oversight

Rep. Courtney Allen Curtis, D-Ferguson, chair of the Special Committee on Urban Issues, will host a special committee hearing on Monday to discuss two pieces of legislation. The first bill  HB 2745, will establish The St. Louis Airport Oversight Commission consisting of members from cities adjacent to the St. Louis Lambert International Airport. This committee will have the power to review, and possibly veto, any decision from the airport’s governing body that could have a substantial […]

RELEASE: St. Louis area students win prizes in C-SPAN’s video documentary competition

WASHINGTON (March 7, 2018) – C-SPAN announced today that students from Kirkwood, Clayton and Lake Saint Louis, Missouri are winners in C-SPAN’s national 2018 StudentCam competition. Jack Rintoul, a student at Kirkwood High School, will receive $750 for his third-prize winning video, “Curing Hazelwood,” about freedom of speech. The following students have won honorable mention prizes, and each winning documentary will receive $250: Matthew Johnson, Kirkwood High School: “Your Cell Phone: Will the Vault be Opened?,” […]

Large multi-vehicle accident kills 1, leaves 3 injured on Reavis Barracks Road

A large accident involving multiple vehicles killed one driver and left three injured Sunday near Reavis Barracks Road. According to the St. Louis County Police Department, at approximately 6:00 p.m. officers from the St. Louis County Police Department South County Precinct responded to the area of the 4000 block of Reavis Barracks for a vehicle accident. Officers said a car traveling westbound on Reavis Barrack Road slammed into the back of another vehicle which caused the […]

St. Louis student one of two Missourians selected for United States Senate Youth Program

The United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) has selected a local student to represent the state of Missouri at the nation’s capital during the 56th annual USSYP Washington Week starting Saturday. The extremely competitive national merit-based program brings only 104 of the most outstanding high school students within the country. Two students are chosen from each state and travel to Washington, D.C. for an intensive week-long study of the federal government and the people who […]

St. Louis-area state legislators file resolutions to support local control for St. Louis consolidation

Two St. Louis-area Missouri legislators have reached a bipartisan agreement with sponsorship of legislation that would support residents of the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County to determine whether or not there should be a merger. Sen. Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, is the main sponsor of SCR 46 in the Senate, while Rep. Shamed Dogan, R-Ballwin, has HCR 97 in the House. According to a written statement, Dogan and Walsh said the resolutions […]

St. Louis Arch Angels invests over $11 million in local startups in 2017

A St. Louis Angel Investor group has invested millions in promising local startups companies in 2017 and hopes to continue their success into the new year. The St. Louis Arch Angels, is a group of accredited investors that seeks to fund and support high potential startup ventures from St. Louis in hopes that the companies could result in returns for the groups’ members and corporate partners. In 2017, members invested over $11 million in 26 […]

Greitens indicted by grand jury, taken into custody; Greitens’ lawyers will appeal

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has been indicted by a City of St. Louis Grand Jury. The news was announced by the City of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner on Thursday afternoon. According to a news release, the Republican governor was indicted on a first-degree felony invasion of privacy charge for an incident that took place on March 21, 2015, in the City of St. Louis. That charge is assumed to […]

RELEASE: Emerging cannabis industry could be good for commercial Saint Louis real estate

Patient advocates with high demand and low supply are not the only likely benefactors to passing the Missouri Patient Care Act into law this November.  One thing that could rise almost as fast as donations to the Missourians for Patient Care ballot effort is warehouse property value for facilities suitable to grow medical cannabis. In other cities like Denver, commercial real estate brokers have seen rent rates escalate up to four times what they were before legalized […]