Archive for January, 2022

  • Stock photo of an industrial space with two workers.

    St. Louis is nearly out of industrial space: JLL on what’s next

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on January 25, 2022 The year 2021 was a wild…

  • In this Feb. 22, 2021, file photo, Gov. J.B. Pritzker speaks at Chicago State University in Chicago.

    Pritzker announces multi-million dollar investments for local transit and ports, including America’s Central Port

    This article originally ran in the Fox 2 on January 26, 2022 Two multi-million dollar infrastructure investments for Illinois transits…

  • A driver with Jubilee Trucking Academy

    North City trucking academy presents new career opportunities, second chances to community members

    This article originally ran on KMOV.com on January 27, 2022.  According to the American Trucking Associations, the U.S. is experiencing a shortage…

  • Jefferson County Port Authority logo on a white background

    Jefferson County Port Authority Appoints New Executive Director and Deputy Director

    The Jefferson County Port Authority Board of Directors has named Jim McNichols as the new Executive Director and Cory Schuh…

  • Lock and dam on the Mississippi River

    Infrastructure bill will fund $2.2 billion in inland waterway projects

    This article originally ran in the American Journal of Transportation on January 26, 2022.  On January 19th, the U.S. Army Corps of…

  • 8th Avenue Food & Provisions has opened a new plant in Hazelwood.

    New food manufacturing plant in St. Louis County looking to fill 300 positions

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on January 21, 2022 A new food manufacturing plant opened…

  • Freightway logo on a white background

    2021 Advancements in the St. Louis Region’s Freight Network

    Progress on Key Infrastructure Projects, Expansion on the Ag Coast of America and Advancement of New Shipping Options Among the…

  • Aerial photo of America's Central Port

    Americas Central Port Secures Grant for Harbor Expansion

    On December 23, 2021, the US Department of Transportation apportioned $241 million in grants to improve port cities around the…

  • Barges on the Mississippi River at Downtown St. Louis.

    St. Louis Region Positioned to Help Address Ongoing Supply Chain Crisis

    Recent webinar highlights the need for alternatives to congested coastal ports to relieve the supply chain disruption impacting the nation…

  • This rendering shows the location of the nine warehouses NorthPoint Logistics proposes on the far western end of the Chesterfield Valley in Wildwood.

    NorthPoint Development proposes $236M industrial park in Wildwood’s section of Chesterfield Valley

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on January 7, 2022 NorthPoint Development hopes to build a…