Monthly Archives: November 2014

U.S. Bank and Microgrid Solar Partner to Bring Solar Power to Over 50 Nonprofits in St. Louis

In a first for the region, U.S. Bank and Microgrid Solar have joined together to boost renewable energy and help more than 50 local nonprofit institutions save thousands of dollars in ... Read More

Financial jobs are a strength for St. Louis

St. Louis has something important that’s lacking in financial hubs such as New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Charlotte, N.C., and San Francisco. We have a growing financial services industry. Nationwide, financial sector ... Read More

Joplin company wins $22M federal contract

Joplin-based EaglePicher plans to add a 100,000-square-foot expansion to one of its facilities in the city after announcing last week it won a significant U.S. Department of Defense contract. The $22 ... Read More

New center aims to use gut microbiome discoveries to improve human nutrition

A new center at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis aims to tackle the challenges of feeding the world’s rapidly expanding population and improving global health by linking efforts ... Read More

Boulevard embarks on $12M expansion project

Backed by a new owner with fresh capital and plans to bring Boulevard Brewing Co.’s beers worldwide, the Kansas City-based brewery launched an expansion project that will boost the capacity of ... Read More

Missouri’s regulatory environment is 5th best in the U.S.

Missouri’s regulatory environment is ranked 5th best in the nation, according to Forbes’ latest report on the “Best States for Business and Careers.” Missouri also ranked favorably for best business costs ... Read More

St. Louis and Kansas City ranked as some of the least expensive cities to do business in the U.S.

Missouri’s two largest metros have been ranked as some of the least expensive U.S. cities with a population over two million to do business in, according to the latest KPMG Competitive ... Read More

Global solar provider to open office in Kansas City, create 595 new jobs, Gov. Nixon announces

Governor Jay Nixon today announced that Sungevity, a global solar energy provider, has selected Kansas City to open its new sales and service center, creating 595 new good paying jobs over the ... Read More

St. Louis logistics company plans local expansion

St. Louis-based company Davidson Surface/Air has announced the purchase of a 315,000 square-foot local building that will allow it to accommodate its rapid growth and bring 100 new jobs to the ... Read More

Nerds’ paradise: Downtown KC attracts 100-job tech firm expansion

The Nerdery, a fast-growing Minneapolis-based technology company, will add 100 high-paying jobs and make a $4.3 million capital investment in downtown Kansas City during the next five years, the firm announced ... Read More