Missouri Development Finance Board

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Aldermen to Vote on Ballpark Village Today; Signs Are Favorable

    The St. Louis Board of Alderman are scheduled to vote on the newest, scaled-down version of the long-stalled Ballpark Village plan, and for the first time in many years things are looking positive on that front. Yesterday, the Missouri Downtown Economic Stimulus Authority approved $17 million in sub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Should the Cardinals Take a Paycut to Finance Their Own Ballpark Village? Nahhh

    St. Louis' Board of Alderman voted to approve up to $17 million in public subsidies to finance Ballpark Village, that oft-delayed development where you were supposed to watch the Cardinals take the World Series a year ago. Ah the best laid schemes of land developers and public officials... The deal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    Express Scripts Inc to Add New Building to Headquarters

    image via​You know that old saying: When one door closes, another one opens? Well, in this case, when one door decide to build even more doors to open, we guess.Not only has St. Louis-based pharmaceutical management company Express Scripts Inc. announced its intention to reverse its de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    Wrecking Ball: Party Friday to Celebrate Demolition of St. Louis Centre Skybridge

    An artist's rendering of what the scene will look like on Friday. Click for larger version.​You've got to hand it to the Partnership for Downtown St. Louis for using some bold PR "strategery" to spin the demolition of downtown's symbol of failure into something of a party.On Friday afternoon, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2009

    Wednesday, March 25: Morning's Newz

    They're back! Representatives with the St. Louis Cardinals and developer Cordish Co. were in Jefferson City yesterday pitching their latest proposal for Ballpark Village to the Missouri Development Finance Board. Last week the team unveiled temporary plans to turn the site into a softball field. But ... More >>

  • News

    October 31, 2007

    Grudge City

    OFallon, Missouri: Home to petty feuds, poisonous politics and prickly postcards.

  • News

    May 15, 2002

    Smoke and Numbers

    In the Century Building scrap, everybody's deal is shaky, even the mayor's

  • News

    April 17, 2002

    Mmmm, Mmmm, Good

    Holden tucks into Slay's Old Post Office recipe

  • News

    March 20, 2002

    Wrecking Crew

    Slay and his Old Post Office plan allies knock down two rivals with hardball and humiliation

  • News

    August 22, 2001

    The Gospel According to Paul

    Developer Paul McKee Jr. envisions WingHaven as a "New Urbanist" planned community where everyone will live, work and get along. So why does it look so much like suburbia?

  • News

    November 10, 1999


    A desperate St. Louis pays top dollar to gamble on a risky convention-center hotel

  • News

    December 23, 1998

    Hotel Tab

    The developers of the proposed downtown convention-hotel complex are asking for $116 million in public funding, but they refuse to guarantee that the jobs they create won't be mimimum-wage