Downtown is becoming a tech hub

Once the heavy-duty electrical connections are completed, XIOLINK’s new headquarters will open as the latest example of information technology businesses that are expanding downtown.

Relatively cheap electricity and the infrastructure needed to deliver it are main reasons why IT firms are locating downtown, company executives say. Also key is the ability to connect to the vast network of fiber lines AT&T installed for its communication center on Pine Street.

[St. Louis Post Dispatch]