St. Louis Municipal Finance Corporation approves financing expansion of Convention Center

St. Louis City and St. Louis County have committed $105 million each to complete the expansion of the America’s Center Convention Complex.

August 24, 2020 | 2 min reading time

(ST. LOUIS—August 24, 2020) Today the St. Louis Municipal Finance Corporation (SLMFC) took another step toward moving forward with the financing plan for the expansion of the America’s Center Convention Complex.

“Expansion of America’s Center is an investment in the future of our region, assuring dependable jobs for working families in these challenging times and demonstrating our commitment to businesses and workers is certain,” said Comptroller Darlene Green.

“COVID-19 is not going away soon, but we know as a nation we will overcome it. Businesses will rebound, and tourism jobs and conventions will come back. We must plan for a positive future for the working families in our region, and America’s Center is part of that future,” said Comptroller Green.

St. Louis City and St. Louis County have committed $105 million each to complete the expansion project.


Comptroller Darlene Green is the chief fiscal officer of the City of St. Louis and is charged with safeguarding the city’s credit rating and with protecting taxpayer dollars. She is the recipient of the 2019 Women in Public Finance Lifetime Achievement award. Visit www.stlouis-mo.gov/comptroller to learn more about the Office of the Comptroller.

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    Tyson Pruitt
    Public Information Officer to the Comptroller
    Office Phone: (314) 613-7360
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