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$8.1 million East St. Louis riverfront project to attract agribusiness, distribution companies

$8.1 million East St. Louis riverfront project to attract agribusiness, distribution companies
December 13, 2016 Zachary Otte

This story was originally published in St. Louis Business Journal on November 2, 2016.


By Steph Kukuljan| bizjournals.com/stlouis


Once an $8.1 million St. Clair County roadway improvement project is completed in 2018, government officials say hundreds of acres of undeveloped land will open for investment by agribusiness and distribution companies.

“The policy strategy here is to return this area to the strategic center as a prime location for smooth and convenient transportation efficiencies,” St. Clair County Board Chairman Mark Kern said in a statement. “Ultimately, we believe this investment will continue to spur the robust expansion of business, leading to economic health and local prosperity.”…

 

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