Big Plans Ahead for Cortex Development
Local Business Owner Offers Help to New EntrepreneursHundreds of "makers" and inventors were left in the lurch last week when TechShop in the Cortex innovation district abruptly shut down.
Cortex Innovation Districts Getting National AttentionWe are on the national radar, according to the head of the Cortex Innovation District after two technology giants held events there last week.
Mayors Conference Takes Innovation Tour of St. LouisSt. Louis is, apparently, a national model for innovation. The Brookings Institution says the Cortex Innovation Community is one of the nation's best examples.
Microsoft Announces Plans to Open Regional HQ in CWEMicrosoft General Manager for Mid-America Ervin Flores says he likes the growing tehchnology scene in St. Louis.
City Foundry Project Gets TIF Commission HearingThe Lawrence Group is seeking $19.4 million for first phase of massive project.
Cortex Tech District to Announce Big Expansion TodayA lot of the land that's vacant right now between I-64 and Forest Park Ave. is going to get built on.
IKEA Celebrates 1st BirthdayIn addition to the 40 percent increase in sales tax revenue in that zip code, IKEA helps spur the continued growth of the Cortex district.
Photos: 'City Foundry' to Transform Run-Down St. Louis FactoryThe Federal Mogul factory will be transformed by a $340 million project including restaurants, food stalls, and retail and office space.
TechShop Hires Manufacturing Veteran Ahead of OpeningThe facility will boast more than a million dollars in professional equipment, including laser cutters, welding equipment, a wood shop, sewing machines and 3-D printers.
Cortex District Getting "Vegetable Forward" RestaurantCortex President Dennis Lower said the restaurant will help the technology district become a "thriving, dynamic community."
Plans for Plant Science District Coming This SummerA master plan will be finished by the end of the summer, says St. Louis Economic Development Partnership's CEO.