Report: ‘Significant problems’ may have led to fatal Amazon warehouse collapse in Edwardsville | local business

EDWARDSVILLE — An engineer with a regional search and rescue group who investigated last year’s deadly tornado at an Amazon warehouse said he saw “significant structural problems” that may have contributed to the building’s collapse, according to a report that was released on Tuesday by the law firm that represents one of the victims’ families. … Read more

Stifel grants equity grants to 4,200 employees | local business

ST. LOUIS – Stifel Financial Corp. will provide $5,000 in stock grants to half of its employees, the company announced Wednesday. Approximately 4,200 employees will receive the one-off restricted shares to increase the number of Stifel employee shareholders. Qualified new employees are eligible for a similar award, the company said in a press release. “We … Read more

Tubs of ‘Delta 8 Homemade’ Cannabis Products For Sale At Soulard Market Are A Cause For Concern | local business

ST. LOUIS — A vendor promoting “native” Delta-8 cannabis products at Soulard Market Saturday may not return until the city can learn more about what was being sold, officials said Wednesday. St. Louis Parks Department director Greg Hayes said he made the decision on Tuesday not to allow the seller to return after seeing photos … Read more

Cortex faces unprecedented challenges and charts a new course. “It’s an evolution,” says Chief. | local business

ST. LOUIS – The Cortex Innovation Community, a $2 billion economic engine for the region, has achieved national prominence and ignited an urban renewal not seen in the city’s core in nearly a century. But the district, now in its 20th year, is facing some of its biggest challenges yet, with millions of dollars in … Read more

Bayer ‘explores’ sale of Creve Coeur campus | local business

CREVE COEUR – Agribusiness giant Bayer is commercializing part of its long-running Mid-St. Louis County campus for sale as company weighs how much office space it needs amid the coronavirus pandemic. Bayer occupies several buildings on the west and east sides of Lindbergh Boulevard in Creve Coeur, just south of Olive Boulevard. The company, known … Read more