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  • A view of Downtown St Louis and the Gateway Arch with a barge in the foreground.

    A River Runs Through It: Is an inland waterway our future?

    This article originally ran in the Supply Chain Management Review on November 11, 2021. It does take a leap of imagination (and a leap of faith) and will require investments…

  • Geodis Logistics Gateway East warehouse 349 Gateway Commerce Center industrial St. Louis

    Boston REIT buys two Metro East warehouses for $75 million

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on November 11, 2021. A Boston industrial real estate investment firm has purchased two more industrial warehouses in the St.…

  • Aerial view of construction of the Westport Commerce Center in Maryland Heights.

    ‘The market has been on fire’: Competition for St. Louis industrial property heats up

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on November 11, 2021. In October, Alfredo Gutierrez closed on a deal that he had never seen in his 30 years in…

  • From left, Precoat Metals President Kurt Russell, Midwest Metal Coatings Quality Control Manager Mike Dake and Precoat Senior Project Manager Mark Voetter break ground on construction for the company's 53,000-square-foot expansion at one of its Granite City sites, Midwest Metal Coatings.

    Metal coating company expands Granite City manufacturing site due to higher steel demand

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on November 2, 2021. The largest independent metal coil coater in North America, based in St. Louis with 13 factories nationwide,…

  • Cargo containers sit stacked at the Port of Los Angeles last month in San Pedro, Calif.

    From cars to candy, the world’s supply chains are snarled

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on November 4, 2021. Snarled global supply chains are putting stress on companies large and small. Automakers have curtailed production because they…