Real Estate Development

Real estate development involves assembling, temporarily managing, and disposing of vacant land for the purpose of stabilizing neighborhoods and encouraging reuse of urban property.

What We Do

St. Louis Development Corporation (SLDC) facilitates real estate development throughout the City of St. Louis. It is the goal of SLDC to bring all City property into productive and effective use using a variety of tools and resources.

Agency properties are acquired in the name of:

LRA has the authority to manage, maintain, market and sell agency-owned vacant and abandoned buildings and property through the Missouri Revised Statutes, Chapter 92, Section 92.875.

For information and general questions on purchasing agency owned properties, call (314) 657-3721.

Notice of Funding

The (preparation) (funding) of this project report, map, document, etc., (is) (was) financed (in part) (wholly) through a grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Community development Administration under the provision of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (Pub L, 93-383 42 USC 5301 et seq.) and/or HOME Title II of the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended (Public Law 101-625).

News and Announcements

Upcoming Events

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Wednesday, May 31, 2023

LRA Commission Meeting
Land Reutilization Authority | Meeting | 8:30 AM

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2023

Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Board Meeting via ZOOM
Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority | Meeting | 3:00 AM

Planned Industrial Expansion Authority Board Meeting via ZOOM
Planned Industrial Expansion Authority | Meeting | 3:00 PM

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2023

LRA Commission Meeting
Land Reutilization Authority | Meeting | 8:30 AM

LRA - Before and After Properties Gallery

Gatewood Gardens Cemetery

Gatewood Gardens Cemetery was acquired by the City of St. Louis Land Reutilization Authority (LRA) in 1996 and the LRA maintains the land and the records of the cemetery. Burials are for those families who already own lots. The cemetery is located at 7133 Gravois Ave, St. Louis, MO 63116.

Search the Gatewood Gardens Cemetery records.

Contact Information


Phone: (314) 657-3721
Fax: (314) 613-7011

8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

1520 Market St., Suite 2000
St. Louis, Missouri 63103

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