The Cortex Innovation Community is a vibrant, 200-acre hub of business, innovation, and technology integrated into St. Louis' historic Central West End and Forest Park Southeast neighborhoods, surrounded by nationally-ranked universities and medical centers and abundant cultural and recreational assets.

Cortex is more than just buildings. It's an innovation community strategically built around the idea that together, we can do more. Our community is a catalyst for innovation that brings together big-thinking problem solvers with state-of-the-art resources, facilities, and innovative programming to inspire and drive collaboration.

St. Louis ranked as a top office, retail performer coming out of Covid 


"The St. Louis area economy is recovering faster than peers according to a report released by commercial real estate advisory firm Newmark Group Inc., which ranked St. Louis in the top 5 in key economic indicators coming out of the pandemic."


By Ashley Fahey and Gloria Lloyd / St. Louis Business Journal


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Meet, Natalie Self the new Vice President of Equitable, Economic Impact


 "In the newly created role, Self will lead the innovation district’s efforts to develop and execute strategies that foster equity and inclusion and its initiatives for talent development." 


By Nathan Rubbelke of The St. Louis Business Journal


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