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Featured Business Property 10.26.20

61 acres divisible for sale, Salt River Road & Mid Rivers Mall Drive. I-2 Heavy Industrial zoning. Commercial uses allowed. Easy access to I-70 & Hwy 370. Near Mall & amenities. Call Julie Powers, City of St. Peters, 636-477-6600 x1305. Click here for more information.

EDC Announces Stacey Putnam Ross as Director of Communications and Marketing

October 22, 2020; St. Peters, MO --- The Economic Development Council (EDC) of St. Charles County has selected Stacey Putnam Ross as the organization’s new Director of Communications and Marketing, effective October 30, 2020.

Featured Business Property 10.19.20

Featured Business Property: 103 Enterprise Drive, 50,000 SF industrial building for sale on 3.23 acres. 9,400 SF high-end office finish. I-2 Heavy Industrial zoning. Near GM Assembly Plant. Close to I-70 and I-64. Call Ben Motil, City of Wentzville, 636-639-2015. More Information Property Brochure

Cosmos Corporation triples in size in O'Fallon, MO.

Cosmos Corporation, an international pet product manufacturer, has tripled in size and moved into their new, 190,000-square-feet facility in O’Fallon, Mo., bringing their headquarters, production, and distribution under one roof. For more information click here.

Featured Business Property 10.13.20

Featured Business Property: Newly constructed cross-docked, tilt-up concrete development for lease. 284,750 SF divisible to 30,000 SF. 32’ clear height, ESFR, T-5 lighting, frontage on Hwy 370. Amenities nearby. Call Mike Klinghammer, City of St. Charles, 636-940-4624. More information Property brochure

Coming Soon – Avenue64 on the I-64 High Tech Corridor in O’Fallon, MO

Watermark Residential, an upscale, multifamily development company, announced plans to build Avenue64, a 316-unit Class A apartment complex at Hwy K and 1-64/Hwy 40 in O’Fallon, Mo., the second-largest city in metro St. Louis. For more information click here.

Featured Business Property 10.5. 20

Featured Business Property: 10 acres municipal property for sale at signalized intersection of Post & Town Square Ave. Ideal for commercial, residential, mixed uses. Near I-64/Hwy 40 & Hwy 364. Utilities on site. Call Doug Potts, City of Dardenne Prairie, 636-755-5314. Property brochure

Virtual St. Charles County Manufacturing Day to Showcase Today’s Manufacturing Industry to Area Students October 6

October 2, 2020; St. Charles, MO – In recent years, technology has dramatically altered the manufacturing industry. On October 6, upper elementary, middle, and high school students in St Charles County will get a first-hand look at today’s modern manufacturing industry by participating in Virtual Manufacturing Day St. Charles County 2020. The

Featured Business Property 9.28.20

Featured Business Property: EDC Business Incubator in St. Peters, office suites for lease starting at $475/month. Free WiFi. Free Business Counseling. Free Coffee. Shared Conference Rooms. Access to Resources. For tour and more info, contact Craig Frahm at 636-229-5285.

Over $21.8M in Business Projects Helped by EDC 504 Loan Program

EDC 504 Loan Program Helping Business Growth Fourteen business projects with total investment over $21.8 million were funded by the EDC of St. Charles County’s 504 loan program through Q3 2020 helping create or retain 428 jobs throughout metro St. Louis. Manufacturers account for 53% of total project investment so far this year. Ranked as one of

Featured Business Property 9.21.20

Featured Business Property: Hawk Ridge Crossing Office Park, 18 proposed professional office buildings 2,000 – 4,000 RSF for sale or lease, single-story brick and stone, near amenities, I-64/Hwy 40. Call George Ertle, City of Lake Saint Louis, 636-625-7933. More information Property brochure

“FireUP Your HR” Webinar Series to Help Small Businesses Face Today’s Most Pressing HR Issues

September 15, 2020; St. Charles, MO – Beginning September 30, the Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in partnership with the Economic Development Center of St. Charles County (EDC), will launch FireUP Your HR for Small Business, a weekly series of 30-minute webinars designed to help small businesses tackle the most pressing HR issues