Monthly Archives: May 2011

Leadership Insights – David Lemkemeier

For David Lemkemeier, it was the progressive thinking and opportunity to have a real impact in the community that drew him to ULI St. Louis nearly five years ago. A corporate attorney specializing in commercial real estate transactions at Lewis Rice & Fingersh, Lemkemeier values the personal conversations connecting him with key industry leaders and strengthening his client relationships. “I enjoy taking part in the growth of ULI,” said Lemkemeier. “I want to stay involved with the people, the mission and the continued impact ULI St. Louis makes in the … Read More

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Sponsor Spotlight – Development Strategies, Inc.

Development Strategies, Inc., a St. Louis-based consulting firm, is the go-to source in St. Louis and nationally for economic and market research, strategic and land use planning, and counseling and appraisal services to clients. The company’s expertise guides and informs sound decision-making by corporate, institutional and public sector clients for real estate, community and economic development decision-making. Development Strategies Partners Brad Beggs and Bob Lewis point to key ULI benefits: quality programming, professional development and networking opportunities. Members of the firm have been involved with ULI since the firm was … Read More

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Inside the Deal: ParkPacific Apartments

ParkPacific Apartments, a mix-use, luxury apartment development located in downtown St. Louis, has undergone a massive, 470,000-square-foot renovation. The long-time headquarters of Missouri Pacific Railroad, built in April 1928, now features retail, office and apartment space. Two ULI members drove the deal: Lawrence Group , developer, and Paric Corp., general contractor. The restructured interior features 230 luxury apartments, 47,512 square feet of Class A office space, 14,300 square feet of retail space and more than 7,000 square feet of amenities – a rooftop pool and sundeck, fitness center, billiard room … Read More

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TAP Guidance Moves University City-Olivette

University City Olivette Technical Assistance Panel

ULI St. Louis members gave the University City-Olivette I-170 Redevelopment Task Force mega-expertise through a Technical Assistance Panel (TAP), one of the ways ULI members are shaping the community.  TAP members, each volunteering 1.5 days, included: • Robert M. “Bob” Lewis of Development Strategies, panel chair • Tim Boyle of City Property Co. • Bill Burke of Oates Associates • Gwen Knight of Enhanced Value Strategies, Inc. • William J. Kuehling of Polsinelli Shughart PC • Cady Scott Seabaugh of McCormack Baron Salazar The panel’s deep expertise in a variety … Read More

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