NGA to open ‘outpost’ in Silicon Valley

Today, the St. Louis Post Dispatch reported that the NGA will open an “outpost” in Silicon Valley. The article suggests that this represents an ongoing commitment to technological innovation by Director Robert Cardillo and the NGA. The Silicon Valley location will further the continued efforts of the NGA to work with St. Louis’ Cortex Innovation [...]

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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Declares City of St. Louis Preferred Site for New $1.75 Billion Facility

Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), Robert Cardillo, has named the city of St. Louis as the preferred site for the new NGA West campus. Building is expected to begin in 2017. While the final location of NGA West is still pending, Director Cardillo’s endorsement bodes well for St. Louis. Read the full article [...]

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Plans for Hospital in NorthSide Move Forward

Plans for the NorthSide Urgent Care Hospital continue to move forward according to schedule. As previously announced, Paul McKee delivered a letter of intent to the state on Wednesday, July 23rd. Samantha Liss, heathcare reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, shares details from the letter in this article, including the $6.1 million cost.

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Editorial: Pruitt-Igoe is the Only Site for Geospatial Agency Relocation

Earlier this month, the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency announced its intention to move its campus from downtown St. Louis to one of six potential new sites, one of which is the former Pruitt-Igoe site located within the boundaries of the NorthSide Regeneration project. The Editorial Board of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch made a case for [...]

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Mayor Francis Slay on the Opportunity NSR Offers St. Louis

The entire city of St. Louis is in the middle of a huge rejuvenation. The Honorable Francis Slay, Mayor of the City of St. Louis describes the enormous size and scope of the NorthSide Regeneration (NSR) project that lies just north of downtown. Slay further shares how NSR fits within the big picture and presents [...]

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What’s Next for McKee’s NorthSide Regeneration?

St. Louis Business Journal reporter, Greta Weiderman sat down recently with Paul and Midge McKee to discuss the status of the NorthSide Regeneration project. She writes, “Eleven years after proposing the NorthSide Regeneration, Paul and Midge McKee are set to begin construction of a convenience store and small neighborhood market at 13th Street and Tucker [...]

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Can St. Louis Become the Next Tech Hub?

If Jim McKelvey, St. Louis native and co-founder of Squre has any say, it soon will. Erin Griffith writes about the growing tech environment for FORTUNE magazine. She writes, “Now he’s (Jim McKelvey) on a mission to make St. Louis into a hub for innovation after a long dormant period. ‘For the last 100 years, [...]

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Paul and Midge McKee’s Live Interview with Dan Marsh

Paul McKee and his wife Midge McKee were live in the KMWU studio on February 20, 2014 to talk about the NorthSide Regeneration project, and next steps. Read more and listen to the interview at: http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/north-side-redevelopment-conversation-paul-midge-mckee

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Anchors and transit spur growth of St. Louis corridor

The St. Louis Corridor has grown in popularity over the last decade. Tim Bryan writes about the three reasons he believes are responsible for the expansion. He comments, “…this is where St. Louisans fill offices, run companies, conduct medical research, visit museums, attend plays and concerts, dine, study, go to court, ride mass transit and [...]

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Meet me in St. Louis? San Francisco too expensive for techies, too

Entrepreneur John Wheatley announced that he is moving to St. Louis because of the promise and affordability St. Louis offers. Because of the decreased cost of living and less expensive office space, Wheatley says he is able to quadruple the runway of his startup which gives it a much higher chance of long-term success. Another [...]

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