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Several NECA Contractors Deployed for St. Louis Cortex Innovation Hub

Jan 31, 2018

A full array of NECA contractor services are being deployed to help build the high-tech 4220 Duncan building, Wexford Science & Technology’s new 5-story, multi-tenant building in the Cortex District of St. Louis

ciccet-stlouisNational Electrical Contracting Contractor (NECA) St. Louis Chapter member contractors: Resource Electric, Precision Electrical Automation Services, Schaeffer Electric Co., Inc. and BRK Electrical Contractors, LLC are performing a variety of electrical installations, working with general contractor Tarlton Corp and developer Wexford Science and Technology.  

Microsoft will bring a new regional headquarters and a Microsoft Technology Center (rendering below) to the state-of-the-art facility, which will also be home to a third Cambridge Innovation Center location in the area.


The structure consists of drilled piers and concrete foundations, steel frame, tilt-up and composite concrete floors. The building envelope comprises tilt-up concrete, metal panels, ribbon windows and curtain wall. Tarlton is self-performing the concrete foundations work.

Project_4420-Duncan-ext_IMG_3909 According to the St. Louis Business Journal, other tenants include the Cambridge Innovation Center; Innovation Hall, a venue leased and operated by Venture Café, which is affiliated with CIC; BJC WellAware, BJC HealthCare’s fitness and rehabilitation center and Accenture. The building is expected to be completed in 2019.