Missouri Minute: Scottrade project set at $160 million, Techstars to remain in KC

Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:

Scottrade renovation cost put at $160 million

Renovation of the downtown St. Louis Scottrade Center took a step forward Tuesday when the city’s Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority approved a resolution stating its intent to issue $160 million in industrial revenue bonds to finance the project. Read more

Techstars to remain in KC after three years running Sprint Accelerator

Techstars, the Colorado company hired to manage the Sprint Accelerator for its three-year run, plans to stay in Kansas City regardless of how the accelerator program changes next year. Read more

Nixon calls for faster tax refunds

Gov. Jay Nixon wants state revenue officials to move faster when it comes to processing income tax refunds. Read more

Kroenke, Lane4 file new plan for suburban KC retail development

Two developers who last year scrapped a $320 million plan to redevelop the Metcalf South Shopping Center in Overland Park, Kan., have submitted new plans for an $80 million retail development on part of the same site. Read more

Smart city efforts send Wi-Fi rippling out to underserved KC neighborhoods

Additional free public Wi-Fi service is debuting in Kansas City, but it won’t be near downtown. Read more

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