St. Louis Economic Development Partnership

More than 700 applicants turned out for a Ferguson 1000 hiring event on July 18, 2015 at the Ferguson Community Center. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Funding for Ferguson: Are Donations Hitting the Mark?

When it comes to grants and donations being channeled into Ferguson and surrounding communities, a large portion is going toward the one thing young people say they want the most. “Every single one of them said we need jobs,” says Michael McMillan, president and COO of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis.

08/07/2015

Tree Planting (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Plans for Plant-Science District in Creve Coeur

Denny Coleman, CEO of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, says the district would tie together all the individual elements in that area, like Monsanto, the Danforth Plant Science Center, the Helix Center and BRDG Park.

05/27/2015

Ferguson Riots

St. Louis County Executive Announces Ferguson-Dellwood Cleanup

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger and the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership have designated $500,000 for cleanup in the Dellwood-Ferguson area.

02/03/2015

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SKF Expanding to NorthPark

The project will bring in $34.2 million in investments. It will retain 388 jobs and create 73 new jobs over the next six years in the St. Louis area.

10/20/2014

Photo courtesy of the Devin James Group.

Ferguson PR Rep Released ‘Due to Lack of Transparency’ Over Prior Homicide Conviction

Devin James was subcontracted through the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership.

09/26/2014

Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images

St. Louis Touts Unified Economic Development Plans

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and County Executive Charlie Dooley joined several dozen regional leaders Tuesday morning to unveil a new strategic plan for the region’s economic developments.

05/27/2014

St. Louis Economic Development Partnership announcement on February 22, 2013 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

New Job Creation Effort in St. Louis

Through new entity, city and county seek to eliminate local competition and red tape in economic development and retention.

02/22/2013

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