Next NGA West

Construction of the new facility begins Spring 2019

Current Events

Editorial: NGA, and jobs, are coming to St. Louis

St. Louis stands on the cusp of transformation as plans for the new National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency western headquarters begin moving from the drawing board to reality. The new $1.75 billion NGA complex won’t open until 2024, but now is the time to begin preparing local students for the employment opportunities to come. Wednesday, National GIS Day, is a perfect moment to drive home that message.

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NGA: Our next 100 years start right here, right now

From nearly any point on the NGA’s south St. Louis campus, we can see the Gateway Arch — that iconic symbol of Thomas Jefferson’s vision and St. Louis’ role in the westward expansion of our country. As current geographic professionals, that arch is a constant reminder of the intrepid spirit of Lewis and Clark.

Our goal is to identify and develop talented, knowledgeable students in the St. Louis area who could one day choose to work at NGA.
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Aerial Site Video

Video provided by: Project Connect

The St. Louis Development Corporation continues to perform all the necessary site preparation for the future location of Next NGA West. Take an aerial tour.Original article

Partner Agencies

The Next NGA West project is a multi-agency effort between the St. Louis Development Corporation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Air Force, and the National Geospatial-Intelligence AgencyLearn more about each organization's role on the project.

  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District
  • Air Force Civil Engineer Center
  • Project Connect