Author Archives: Steph Kukuljan

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 »

St. Louis Grants $5,000 to Small Businesses | local business

ST. LOUIS — The city is launching a grant program to help small businesses recover from the pandemic, officials announced Tuesday. The program will offer up to 900 St. Louis-based businesses $5,000 in grants, paid on a first-come, first-served basis through state coronavirus stimulus funds. “St. Louis cannot get through the pandemic if we leave… 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 »