tax increment financing http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Laclede Gas Incentives Get Final Approval http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/laclede-gas-incentives-get-final-approval <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The St. Louis Board of Aldermen has approved a <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/laclede-gas-gets-tax-help-move">$7 million package</a> of tax incentives for renovations to the new downtown headquarters of </span>Laclede<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Gas.</span></p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 22:25:01 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 32254 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Laclede Gas Incentives Get Final Approval Hearings Tuesday Would Push McKee Redevelopment Project Forward Again http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hearings-tuesday-would-push-mckee-redevelopment-project-forward-again <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Legislative hearings get underway next week on the measures that could finally lead to the start of Paul McKee&rsquo;s massive redevelopment project for north St. Louis.</span></p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 21:58:19 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 30426 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Hearings Tuesday Would Push McKee Redevelopment Project Forward Again Public Outcry Leads To Another Delay For McKee's Northside Project http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/public-outcry-leads-another-delay-mckees-northside-project <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/term/northside-regeneration-initiative">$8.1 billion plan</a> to remake a big chunk of north St. Louis continues to face stiff opposition, four years after it was first made public.</span></p><p>More than 200 people, most of them opposed to the Northside Regeneration Initiative, packed the St. Louis city Tax Increment Financing Commission meeting today urging its members to spike the project completely.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 22:04:55 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 29475 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Public Outcry Leads To Another Delay For McKee's Northside Project Life Sciences District Cortex Secures First Round Of TIF For Expansion http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/life-sciences-district-cortex-secures-first-round-tif-expansion <p>The life sciences district known as Cortex has gotten initial approval for the first phase of its $2.1 billion expansion plan.</p><p>The city's Tax Increment Financing commission voted today to authorize about $35 million in incentives for the first phase, which totals about $160 million.</p><p>The phase includes new office and laboratory space, a new Shriners' Hospital, and a streetscape&nbsp;known as Cortex Commons. Here's how it breaks down:</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 22:07:32 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 7305 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Life Sciences District Cortex Secures First Round Of TIF For Expansion Appeals court upholds 'blight' designation for St. Charles Co. floodplain http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/appeals-court-upholds-blight-designation-st-charles-co-floodplain <p>A state appeals court has <a href="http://www.courts.mo.gov/file.jsp?id=56306">upheld the efforts</a> of St. Peters, Mo. to use tax increment financing to build a levee structure along Highway 370 to open the area to re-development.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 20:57:12 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 4436 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Appeals court upholds 'blight' designation for St. Charles Co. floodplain