Category Archives: St. Louis real estate

Powered by industry vets, St. Louis’ Selequity ready to make its mark in real estate crowdfunding arena

by Dan Rafter There’s a reason why real estate crowdfunding platforms generate so much attention: Real estate is a proven investment. And until recently, it was out of the reach of most investors. That is changing. St. Louis-based Selequity is … Continue reading

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Sansone Group’s Kornfeld: Consumers are shopping again

by Dan Rafter Mark Kornfeld, senior associate for  retail and new development for St. Louis’ Sansone Group, has some good news: Consumers are more confident today. Because of this, they’re heading back to strip centers and grocery stores. Kornfeld recently … Continue reading

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Canadian coffee and doughnuts coming to St. Louis: First Tim Hortons in the region to open this summer

by Dan Rafter Don’t know Tim Hortons? If you live in the St. Louis area, that’s about to change. Tim Hortons is an institution in Canada. The Oakville, Ontario-based chain was founded in 1964 in Hamilton, Ontario. Tim Hortons has … Continue reading

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A city in growth mode: Commercial activity on the rise as St. Louis continues its economic recovery

by Dan Rafter The commercial real estate professionals working in the St. Louis region say that the city is on a solid winning streak when it comes to its economy and the number of commercial real estate sales, leases and … Continue reading

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Bringing luxury apartment living to one of St. Louis’ busiest business districts

by Dan Rafter Sometimes you have to wait for a project. Just ask St. Louis-based HDA Architects. Seven years ago, the architecture firm began designing what would eventually become 212 S. Meramec, a 26-story high-rise luxury apartment building in Clayton, … Continue reading

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Clang! Clang! The trolley — and streetcar — are coming to provide a boost to Midwest cities

by Dan Rafter Husch Blackwell attorneys Doug Stone and David Richardson have learned a lot about streetcars and trolleys. They can tell you why a streetcar isn’t the same thing as a cable car and why a trolley isn’t the … Continue reading

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Is Tom+Chee the next Chick-fil-A? In the Midwest it appears to be so

by Dan Rafter You might have seen the founders of Tom+Chee, Trew Quackenbush and Corey Ward, on season 4 of ABC’s popular TV show Shark Tank. Back then, the entrepreneurs were seeking dollars from the show’s panel of investors to … Continue reading

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