Category Archives: Infrastructure

Is St. Louis Ready for the Autonomous Car Revolution?

Autonomous Vehicles

Maybe…  It certainly appears that Enterprise Holdings is taking note, as evidenced by a recent press release. John Nations, President and CEO of Bi-State Development (and provider of St. Louis’s public transportation) is also watching the developments with a careful eye, even implementing certain advanced technologies in the region’s bus fleet. But how will this impact our cities and the way we design buildings, streets, neighborhoods and infrastructure for the future? Will we still need the numerous parking garages found today in downtown St. Louis? Will new commercial developments enjoy … Read More

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Economic Revival in the Heartland

Economic Revival in the Heartland

On Tuesday, March 12, ULI St. Louis and Colliers International | St. Louis hosted a leadership discussion centered on the economic revival of our region, “recapturing St. Louis’ Gateway status.” Guest speakers, KC Conway, Executive Managing Director of Real Estate Analytics for Colliers International, and Jim Alexander, Vice President for Global Client Solutions for the St. Louis Regional Chamber, each presented compelling information about how St. Louis and the region can better position resources to compete in the global economy. In addition to identifying a need within our community to better understand … Read More

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Young Leaders Host Panel on South Grand

For those who have not been to the South Grand neighborhood in a while, you’re missing out! The ULI St. Louis Young Leaders Group has their fingers on the pulse of what’s new and happening in St. Louis and chose this particular neighborhood in South St. Louis to feature in a recent program: South Grand & The Great Streets Transformation. Through its recent designation as a “Great Street” – so named by the East-West Gateway Great Streets Initiative – South Grand has taken great strides to improve the pedestrian experience, calm … Read More

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ULI St. Louis Program Tackles Infrastructure Challenges

Drawing on the recent joint ULI/Ernst & Young report, Infrastructure 2012: Spotlight on Leadership, ULI St. Louis hosted a breakfast program to discuss the findings and apply it to the St. Louis region. Tom Murphy, Senior Resident Fellow of the Urban Land Institute, shared the results of “Infrastructure 2012: Spotlight on Leadership,” the ULI report which assesses the state of infrastructure, examines what the next few years are likely to hold, and provides recommendations for moving forward on the infrastructure investments and strategies that are needed for regions and countries … Read More

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