Category Archives: Technical Assistance Panel (TAP)

University Square Releases RFP, Leveraging Recent TAP Report

University Square Study Area

This week, University Square Community Development Corporation release its Request for Proposals for development in and around the southeast quadrant of North Hanley Road and Interstate 70, adjacent to the North Hanley MetroLink Station. The RFP follows on the heels of a recent ULI St. Louis Technical Assistance Program (TAP), hosted at the request of the key stakeholders in the area – Bi-State Development, University of Missouri, Geiger Hanley LLC, and Geiger Real Estate. The RFP, due August 15, 2017, may be found here. For more information and findings from the … Read More

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N. Hanley/University Place Drive TAP Report Released

TAP Report Cover

ULI St. Louis just released its recommendations for the development opportunities around the North Hanley and University Place Drive intersection following a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) held in late February. At the request of the University Square Community Development Corporation, Bi-State Development, and Geiger Real Estate, Inc./Geiger-Hanley LLC (the Sponsors), ULI St. Louis conducted a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) to study the potential development opportunities available for approximately 20-30 acres on the north and south edges of University Place Drive east of Hanley Road in unincorporated St. Louis County. The … Read More

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Railway Exchange – TAP Presentation to the Community

TAP Presentation to the Community

Following a year of focus around the global ULI theme of “Building Healthy Places,” Downtown STL, Inc., in partnership with ULI St. Louis, convened a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) to reimagine a healthy use for the Railway Exchange Building – one of our city’s largest (vacant) office buildings in the very center of downtown St. Louis. ULI has a reputation for tackling difficult projects and arriving at recommendations that can transform the community. The challenges posed by the redevelopment of this vacant 1.2 million square foot building are such that a TAP provided … Read More

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University Square Launches at UMSL South Station

University Square Launch party

Following a number of years of work on the Great Streets initiative along Natural Bridge Road and an insightful Technical Assistance Panel from ULI St. Louis, the pieces are falling into place for a transformation along Natural Bridge, through the University of Missouri – St. Louis. University Square, a formal collaboration between UMSL, North County Incorporated and the City of Normandy, was formed to lead redevelopment and spur economic development along Natural Bridge Road. Bound by I-70 to the North, I-170 to the West, Lucas & Hunt Road to the … Read More

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New video sheds light on ULI’s TAP service

ULI St. Louis TAP Process

For those of you unfamiliar with the ULI Technical Assistance Program (TAP), you’re missing a key ingredient to the impact that ULI St. Louis has on our region. Thanks to our friends at ULI San Francisco, we now have a short video to share, explaining the process and how municipalities and nonprofit organizations can access the expertise represented throughout the ULI membership for assistance with land use issues. View the TAP video here.

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Cortex – MetroLink Update & RFP for Development

Train at Boyle Avenue

Following up on a 2012 ULI St. Louis Technical Assistance Program, Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) and BLA this morning presented findings from the recently completed feasibility study for a possible new MetroLink station in the Cortex Innovation Community in Midtown St. Louis. With all signs pointing to favorable ridership conditions, excellent potential for Transit Oriented Development, and initial station construction figures, CMT made a strong case for including a new station along the existing line at Cortex. Likewise, CMT called on ULI St. Louis to make a similar evaluation … Read More

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What to do with that piece of land? ULI TAP panels can help.

Midwest Real Estate News REJ Blog

Midwest Real Estate News recently interviewed ULI member and City of Maryland Heights Administrator Mark Levin about the ULI St. Louis Technical Assistance Program or TAP as it is commonly called. “Dorsett Road is a busy one as it cuts through the city of Maryland Heights in Missouri. One end of the road is filled with typical suburban strip malls and shopping centers. The other end is surrounded by residential development. Interstate-270 cuts through its middle. As Mark Levin, city administrator for Maryland Heights, said, the road already features some … Read More

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Cortex TAP Report Released to the Public

Train at Boyle Avenue

ULI St. Louis today released the report of a recent Technical Assistance Panel addressing possible development around a proposed MetroLink Station in Midtown St. Louis. For more information about this TAP, see this post. Click here to download a copy of the final TAP report.

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TAP Recommendations Make Case for Further Collaboration

The lobby of the Cortex building on Forest Park Avenue was full Thursday morning with those interested learning the results of a recent ULI St. Louis Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) formed to address a new MetroLink station in the district, proposed new parking options and other incentives to development in this growing “Innovation Community.” With the goal of promoting Transit Oriented Development education and advocacy, Citizens for Modern Transit and Metro teamed up to bring the ULI TAP to the district. Each question posed to the Panel by CMT/Metro helped bring in … Read More

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Technical Assistance Panel to Address CORTEX MetroLink Station

ULI St. Louis has been invited to conduct a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) addressing the potential for a MetroLink Station at the CORTEX development in Midtown St. Louis. Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT), in partnership with Metro, has called on the expertise of the ULI membership, via this TAP, to contemplate questions relating to the location of the proposed station, matters surrounding a possible parking garage in the area and opportunities and/or incentives to spark further development in the area. The TAP, chaired by Laura Radcliff of Stifel Nicolaus, brings together the … Read More

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