Microsoft just moved its Detroit MTC into its new downtown location (from the burbs) and this article has a photo gallery. Probably will be rather similar of what to expect here. Microsoft moves 450 workers to be part of Detroit's 'technology revitalization' http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.s...
^ interesting. I have no idea on what's in and what's out but I can say if they demo that building it will be a much less interesting project and much less of a district than what's been pitched. https://nextstl.com/wp-content/uploads/Armory_by-Arcturis_7.jpg And from the renderings, it looks like t...
I'm not counting out the project by any means, but it's been 15 months since it was announced they had a tenant committed to 30,000 sq. ft. of office for the Armory and a brewery in hand for the adjacent building that they hoped to announce in "60-90 days". I'm not sure they have those anymore or at...
I know projects like this can take awhile to get started but I won't be surprised if this thing stalls out.
^ not trying to say that it is cheap materials (I guess time will tell on that) but I guess what I'm getting at is maybe spartan is the right word.... kind of a white box, open space that isn't trying to make an ornamental statement of grandeur. When you walk in you won't get the sense of awe that a...
Hopefully some good news coming to Wash Ave.... the Manofsky Shoe building that hasn't been contributing to WashAve street activity recently was sold and is undergoing a bit of renovation. Looks like they are leasing the basement and first floor for retail and second flood for office. http://dynamic...
Haven't seen any reviews of the new 4220 Building so I guess I'll weigh in... I think it's a perfectly fine and functional building; you can certainly tell that not a tremendous amount of money was put into it and that's ok, it seems to work well and will serve the users nicely. (Most of the first t...
right. some prelim work on the Crescent has already started so I suspect that will get underway in earnest before the hotel, which I think still hasn't had the foundation permit issued. Anyone heard any rumblings on when CORTEX going to break ground on parking structure, or even exact location I sus...
Doesn't relate directly to STL but AllianceBernstein is moving their HQ and most of its NYC staff from Manhattan to Nashville to reduce costs. Seems like there are opportunities to be had to attract companies looking for similar moves. I recall a few years back leaders from Stifel and WFA etc were ...
If we had ANY job growth, perhaps office demand would be such that BUILDINGS would trade at sky-high prices, but unfortunately that isn't the case and parking is making a killing. Not disagreeing with your larger point on real estate, but I do think we have some job growth downtown. But more defini...
From the Cortex Metrolink Station

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^ Agreed.

Multiple updates made including moving several apartment building projects to completed. Also Melba Theater to under construction!
^ not sure what the plan is but the work site is pretty active.

unfortunately the 3826 Olive building is under demo but it does look like workers are taking care to preserve the brick. Hopefully a quality project comes to the barren block soon.
Well, that was a quick demolition.. view from IKEA

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The Baked Bear, a San Diego based chain, opening soon next to Pi. Features oversized ice cream sandwiches according to Biz Journal.
Syrian restaurant coming soon to the old Erny's spot at Manchester & Boyle and a fancy juice bar coming to the rehab on Chouteau and Newstead.
Pretty interesting that downtown Nashville just surpassed 10,000 residents in 2017, apparently same as us.... and this is for an area just under 2 square miles that compares relatively well to our Downtown + Downtown West area of just over 2 square miles. (And all that land south of 64 generates onl...
So troubled Hudson Holdings sold its Huntington Bank Building in Cleveland for $40M... seems to have made a bit of a windfall but not sure. Anyway, they have a lot of problems but who knows, maybe this will help them get RR/X done. W/o the involvement of local partners I wouldn't have any hope for t...
Can't wait for it to open... this summer would be fantastic. And I'm keen on seeing how many residents of FPSE & CWE use the station to reach non-Cortex area destinations. (Again, it's about 2,500' to both Manchester& Boyle and Lindell & Boyle.)
Nothing like a sweep of the Cubs, a first place standing, and some nice weather to keep the place hopping.
^ well, that was fast.... Park Central will have the 13 townhome project on its agenda.

https://www.parkcentraldevelopment.org/ ... velopment/

looks pretty good and no abatment request. Not sure if a new thread is warranted for this project.
I was at the open house and agree it could have been publicized more; I don't even think Tower Grove Park put it on their social media. Anyway, imo the plan is pretty decent for the rather modest $1.2M project (80% from feds and the 20% local match coming from capital funds from the 8th, 10th & 15th...
^ Interesting.... is that escape room still at Mansion House? I could see a bit of synergy b/w those two as a kind of group outing destination. As for the warehouse district, I read the restaurant that will open in the Last Hotel (next year iirc) will be topped by the lead chef now at Pastaria. Soun...
Well, it looks like Nashville won't be joining Saint Louis as a metro with light rail... the ambitious transit plan got soundly rejected last night. https://www.tennessean.com/story/opinion/2018/05/01/nashville-transit-plan-failure-must-spur-action/568945002/ My guess is they'll try to go back with ...