St. Louis Development Corporation http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Economic Development Partnership Charts Priorities For St. Louis And St. Louis County http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/economic-development-partnership-charts-priorities-st-louis-and-st-louis-county <p>The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership unveiled its first strategic plan for St. Louis and St. Louis County.&nbsp;</p><p>The 33-page document list the priorities for the agency, which was established last year,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">when portions of the city and the county economic development agencies merged.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Among the goals outlined in the strategic plan are:</span></p> Tue, 27 May 2014 15:04:56 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 36478 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Economic Development Partnership Charts Priorities For St. Louis And St. Louis County Alderman Wants To Examine St. Louis' Tax Incentives http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/alderman-wants-examine-st-louis-tax-incentives <p>The city of St. Louis often uses tax incentives as a means of spurring development. But one alderman wants to change how the tax breaks are given out and assessed. &nbsp;</p><p>Alderman Joe Roddy, D-17<sup>th</sup> Ward, told members of the Board of Aldermen’s Housing, Urban Development and Zoning Committee on Wednesday that he was forming a group to examine how tax increment financing and tax abatement is done in the city of St. Louis.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 22:00:39 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 35937 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Alderman Wants To Examine St. Louis' Tax Incentives Missouri Authorities Awarded $1.6 M To Redevelop Brownfields http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-authorities-awarded-16-m-redevelop-brownfields <p>Three Missouri agencies will receive $1.6 million in federal funds to cleanup and redevelop contaminated properties.</p><p>The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced this week that it has selected public authorities in St. Louis, Springfield and Jefferson City, to receive the funding as part of its $15 million supplemental revolving loan funds (RLF).</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 22:57:31 +0000 Sarah Skiöld-Hanlin 28323 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Authorities Awarded $1.6 M To Redevelop Brownfields St. Louis Aldermen Push City-County Economic Partnership Bill Forward http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-aldermen-push-city-county-economic-partnership-bill-forward <p></p><p>A new economic development agreement between St. Louis City and County is a step closer to reality.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The St. Louis Board of Aldermen moved a bill forward Thursday that would create a long-talked about partnership.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The bill’s sponsor, Alderman Fred </span>Wessels<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of the 13th</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Ward, says it will create entity to serve businesses that want to move into the region.</span></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 22:00:46 +0000 Maria Altman 26679 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Aldermen Push City-County Economic Partnership Bill Forward St. Louis City, County, Team Up On Economic Development http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-city-county-team-economic-development-0 <p>After decades and decades of competing against each other for jobs, St. Louis City and County announced on Friday, a decision to partner up to attract new companies.</p><p>The proposal, called the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, would merge two agencies—The St. Louis Development Corporation in the city, and the St. Louis County Economic Development Council, under one roof.</p><p>Mayor Francis Slay says the move will create a sense of regionalism that has been lacking in economic development.</p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 23:06:19 +0000 Adam Allington 9573 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis City, County, Team Up On Economic Development St. Louis to get $400,000 from EPA to clean up polluted sites http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-get-400000-epa-clean-polluted-sites <p>The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $400,000 in grants to the <a href="http://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/sldc/">St. Louis Development Corporation</a>. The funds will be used to assess and plan for cleaning up hazardous substances.</p><p>EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks says the Agency has a long history of working with the SLDC to clean up contaminated properties, also known as <a href="http://www.epa.gov/brownfields/">brownfields</a>.</p> Thu, 24 May 2012 22:36:18 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 3779 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis to get $400,000 from EPA to clean up polluted sites