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St. Louis' HOK designs 17,000-square-foot office space in Cortex Innovation Community

St. Louis' HOK designs 17,000-square-foot office space in Cortex Innovation Community

HOK designed the newly opened 17,000-sq.-ft. office space for San Francisco-based Square, Inc., in the @4240 building in the Cortex Innovation Community in midtown St. Louis. Square, the mobile payments company founded by native St. Louisans Jack Dorsey and Jim McKelvey, selected HOK to design the conversion of the historic building’s old wire shed into a state-of-the-art workplace.

Industrial X Missouri
Kansas City industrial market absorbs more than 780,000 square feet in first quarter

Kansas City industrial market absorbs more than 780,000 square feet in first quarter

Industrial users are targeting Kansas City today. This shouldn't be surprising; the city boasts a great location in the center of the country and a strong system of highways and rail lines. Because of this, Kansas City's industrial market is now in the middle of a building boom. Cushman & Wakefield in its latest industrial report, said that in the first quarter of the year, developers delivered 2.4 million square feet of new industrial space to the Kansas City market.

CRE X Missouri
JLL’s Lynn Schenck: Celebrating the end of a nearly four-decade CRE career

JLL’s Lynn Schenck: Celebrating the end of a nearly four-decade CRE career

Lynn Schenck, managing director at the St. Louis office of JLL, recently announced her upcoming retirement. Schenck has spent more than 38 years in commercial real estate, and started her career during a time in which few women worked in commercial brokerage. Midwest Real Estate News recently spoke with Schenck about her long career and the plans she’s made for her retirement life.

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Shared workspaces not just for Millennials

Shared workspaces not just for Millennials

Shared workplaces can help companies save a significant amount of money, especially in the priciest office markets in the country. Because of this, commercial real estate brokers should expect more of their clients to at least investigate office-sharing. Those are the findings from a recent report from CBRE Group, a report that helps debunk several myths about shared workspaces and about which companies rely on them.