Minority Firm Gets Demo Contract On NGA Site; Other Inclusion Commitments Still Unknown
Minority firm gets demo contract on NGA site; other inclusion commitments still unknown
Premier Demolition, a local minority union contractor, has been awarded a $311,000 demolition contract to help pave the way for construction of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency West campus on the near north side of St. Louis, the mayor’s office stated on Friday.
Premier will demolish the Buster Brown Blue Ribbon Shoe Factory, a building constructed around 1900 when St. Louis was one of the nation’s largest shoe manufacturing cities. Pre-demolition began this week.
A dozen pallets of the salvaged brick (about 560 bricks per pallet) will be used as part of the construction of the NGA West, according to the city’ …