Author archive for Matt Fernandes

  • Arial photo of area south of Gateway Arch

    $1.2B Mixed-Use Development Proposed for Area South of Gateway Arch

    This article originally ran in Construction Forum on August 10, 2022.  A $1.2B development project is under consideration for 80 acres…

  • Crop fields

    Ostara to Build 200,000 Ton Fertilizer Production Facility in St. Louis

    This article originally ran on globenewswire.com on June 27, 2022.  Construction of the Facility Estimated to be Completed in 2023 and…

  • A worker walks by stacks of shipping containers at the Port of Philadelphia, Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021.

    Report envisions Missouri as a hub for shipping container production

    This article originally ran on StlToday.com on June 13, 2022.  A new report studying pandemic-related supply chain problems recommends that Missouri…

  • A publicly traded industrial real estate trust with a growing presence in St. Louis has purchased an industrial building in St. Louis County for $8.5 million.

    Real estate investment trust buys 14th St. Louis industrial property

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on June 10, 2022.  A publicly traded industrial real estate trust…

  • The first two buildings of six planned for a new Maryland Heights industrial park, seen above in a rendering, are fully leased before construction is completed.

    Maryland Heights warehouses fully leased while under construction, showing need for more central warehouse space, broker says

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on June 6, 2022.  The first two warehouses in a new…

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    Jefferson County Port Gets $25 Million State Grant For Container Facility

    This article originally ran in the Waterways Journal Weekly on May 20, 2022.  Local general contractor Alberici Constructors Inc. expected to…

  • Alberici Constructors performed major repairs and upgrades to Lock and Dam No. 25 on the Mississippi River in Winfield, Mo. in 2020. The St. Louis-based company is anticipating taking on more public works projects throughout North America, based on President Joe Biden's infrastructure bill.

    New roads, new dams: St. Louis gears up for massive federal investment

    This article originally ran on StlToday.com on May 19, 2022.  Local general contractor Alberici Constructors Inc. expected to wait years to…

  • Logo for the Illinois Business Journal on a white background

    Illinois Business Journal: Supply chain training program seeks participants in Metro East

    This article originally ran in the Illinois Business Journal in April 2022.  Efforts continue to boost supply chain management jobs in…

  • American Commercial Barge Line’s Western Terminal

    ACBL’s Hall Street facility reopens

    This article originally ran in the Waterways Journal on April 15, 2022.  In March 2021, American Commercial Barge Line’s Western Terminal, also…

  • Rendering of a shipping container barge on Mississippi River

    Maritime Administration expands America’s Marine Highway Program

    This article originally ran on Splash247.com on April 20, 2022.  The US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) is expanding the America’s…