Next NGA West

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Judge allows city to condemn land for NGA project north of downtown

A St. Louis judge ruled Tuesday that the city could condemn 97 acres controlled by its redevelopment arm north of downtown, clearing a potential roadblock to construction of the new National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency complex.

Lawyers representing the city of St. Louis, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority and the Bank of Washington argued in court Tuesday over whether the bank could stand in the way of the city’s ability to condemn its own land before handing it over to the federal government for the $1.7 billion intelligence facility.

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USGIF Tech Showcase West

This full-day program will provide a unique opportunity for industry to join conversations about innovation and the benefits of public-private partnerships. Highlights for this day include NGA Director Robert Cardillo's opening remarks and a unique "fireside chat" with Letitia Long, former NGA Director, as well as an update on the N2W project by Sue Pollmann, Next NGA West Program Director.

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As city awaits NGA, some investors begin eyeing north side

There was a gaggle of real estate investors and agents, a title company worker or two and a banker who strolled Friday past the historic red brick houses that define the St. Louis Place neighborhood.

Just a few blocks to the south, earth is moving in preparation for a $1.7 billion investment in a federal intelligence agency expected to house some 3,000-plus workers. The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has made clear it sees collaboration with the private sector as key to its future, and private firms are expected to set up shop around its periphery.

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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
  • Naval Air Systems Command