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.Full article
Editorial: NGA, and jobs, are coming to St. Louis
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.Full article
Next NGA West 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 Agency. Learn more about each organization's role on the project.