From the article linked above: "St. Louis is months away from a significant bump in its office vacancy rate, which at around 20 percent is already the highest in the metro area.".... "Even so, there are new office properties planned downtown. The St. Louis Cardinals and Cordish Cos. plan a new office tower as part of the second phase of Ballpark Village. Another office building near the ballpark is also being discussed. New inventory, even with high vacancy, is still important, Williams said.
“We can’t continue to have the same old class A and B and C space that is becoming obsolete,” he said....."