Yearly Archives: 2014

St. Louis makes list of top 20 most affordable cities

St. Louis has landed in the top 20 of a survey of the most-affordable places to live in the U.S. The city has been ranked the 13th most affordable major city ... Read More

St. Louis venture capital firm plans new $150 million fund

RiverVest Venture Partners, the Clayton-based venture capital firm that specializes in life sciences companies, has plans to create a new $150 million venture capital fund, according to documents filed with the ... Read More

Watlow plans $30 million expansion

Watlow Electric Manufacturing Co., one of St. Louis’ largest privately-held companies, plans to expand its Maryland Heights headquarters for the first time in decades. The project will add an additional 30,000 ... Read More

North America’s largest roofing manufacturer to open new facility in Moberly, create 125 new jobs

North America’s largest roofing manufacturer plans to build a new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Moberly, Gov. Jay Nixon announced today. GAF Roofing will invest nearly $149 million to develop a 147-acre ... Read More

River’s Edge in St. Clair to Expand

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) Monday announced that River’s Edge, an international specialty merchandise designer, importer and distributor, is expanding into a new facility in St. Clair. The expansion ... Read More

Three Missouri economic development projects receive national recognition

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that three economic development projects were selected to receive 2014 Corporate Investment & Community Impact (CiCi) Awards by Trade & Industry Development ... Read More

Black Dawn expansion expected to create 19 new jobs

Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County joined officials from Black Dawn Manufacturing & Coating, a firearms and accessories manufacturer, to celebrate the expansion of Black Dawn in Sedalia. Black Dawn’s expansion project includes ... Read More

Danforth Center receives $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center was awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to explore gene regulatory networks that control plant growth and development. The project ... Read More

Sprint accelerator welcomes first 10 startups

After a christening Tuesday by Sprint Corp. CEO Dan Hesse, the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator officially kicked off its program by welcoming its first 10 startup tech companies. The three-month program, ... Read More

State’s largest wind farm planned in NW Missouri

Element Power will begin construction on the state’s largest wind farm later this year near Oregon, Mo., in southern Holt County. The company will generate 200 megawatts of electricity at the ... Read More