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Ely Walker

Ely Walker

Ely Walker is a first-floor retail center in St. Louis, Missouri. Built in 1907 the building originally housed the Ely Walker Dry Goods warehouse.

Ely Walker

St. Louis, Missouri


Project Type:

  • Redevelopment of a historic building — first-floor retail center

QEI:

  • $8,000,000

Square Feet:

  • 40,000

Community Impact:

  • Ely Walker is a retail facility which brings business and jobs to a high-poverty rate (23.6%) community.

Community Benefit Agreement with QALICB:

  • The QALICB will provide funding for lower lease payments to entice businesses within the community to establish a presence in this high-unemployment neighborhood.