Tag Archives: Shrewsbury

Kenrick Redevelopment Project Stalled


“The changes being made to the controversial Kenrick Plaza site plan by developer GJ Grewe may delay the project by several months, or even call into question the future of the Walmart-anchored redevelopment. The changes are being made to avoid having to move the guy-wires that anchor a nearby radio tower, a move that Grewe […]

Changes Coming to Kenrick Site Plan Stymie TIF Commission Inquiries

By Andrew Dana Hudson

“With an audience of more than two dozen watching, representatives of planning consultants PGAV, developer G. J. Grewe and Shrewsbury city officials gathered Wednesday to answer questions from the TIF commission about the proposed $48.9 million Kenrick redevelopment and the cost-benefit analysis. Despite having received the questions in writing after the last meeting, however, special […]

Kenrick Analysis Sees $87+ Mil Sales, $1 Mil Taxes for Shrewsbury

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“After several aborted sessions, the Shrewsbury TIF Commission met Wednesday to hear a presentation by Peckham Guyton Albers Viets (PGAV) planners on their cost/benefit analysis of the proposed Kenrick Plaza redevelopment. According to the presentation by Associate Director Andy Struckhoff, PGAV projects that the proposed development would bring in $87.8 million in revenue within the first 12 months of […]

Have Your Say: Shrewsbury TIF Hearing Reset for Nov. 30

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“The public hearing on the proposed $20 million in Tax Increment Financing (TIF) for G. J. Grewe’s Walmart-anchored Kenrick Redevelopment has been rescheduled for 6:30 p.m. November 30 at the Shrewsbury City Center. The 12-member Shrewsbury TIF Commission had originally set the hearing for November 9, but then found that they had run out of time to notify […]

School Board Raises Tax Rate


“An apologetic Affton School Board on Sept. 20 voted unanimously to – for a second consecutive year – raise the tax rate on residential property in light of increasing fixed costs and stagnant growth. After a required public hearing, the board voted on a schedule of rate hikes that included raising the residential tax rate […]

Scheduling Disagreements Delay Work of TIF Commission

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“Members of the Shrewsbury TIF Commissionclashed over scheduling issues at their second meeting Wednesday, which caused the meeting to be adjourned and delayed until a later date. The 12-member commission is composed of representatives from Shrewsbury, St. Louis County government and the Affton School District. Its task is to issue a recommendation on developer G.J. Grewe’s […]