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Edward St. John Foundation Pledges $1,000,000 to Alpine School District Toward Construction of a New Space Center at Central Elementary School

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (December 17, 2018) -- Today, the Edward St. John Foundation and Alpine School District (ASD) announced a $1 million commitment from the Edward St. John Foundation toward the construction of a state of the art Space Center and Planetarium in Utah Valley. The new facility will be located on the Central Elementary School Campus in Pleasant Grove and represents the priority project for ASD. The new Space Center is set to break ground in March 2019 on the Central Elementary School campus in Pleasant Grove, with completion expected in the Fall of 2020. The Center will...

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Sharon Akers Promoted to President of the Edward St. John Foundation

The Edward St John Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that Sharon Akers has been promoted to the position of President for the Foundation. Ms. Akers has served as the Foundation’s Executive Director since 2007. In her new role, she will oversee the direction and long-term vision of the Foundation. Formed in 1998 by Edward St. John, the Foundation is dedicated to supporting and assisting formal education programs through the high school level. Since its formation, the Edward St. John Foundation has contributed, pledged and gifted more than $60 million to approximately 350 various...

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St. John Properties, Inc. Named NAIOP 2018 Developer of the Year

NAIOP  |  News Baltimore-based commercial real estate developer honored for industry innovation NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has selected St. John Properties, Inc., headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, as the 2018 Developer of the Year – the association’s highest honor. St. John Properties is a commercial real estate developer and owner with 19 million square feet of Class “A” commercial office, flex/R&D, retail and warehouse space, as well as more than 2,500 residential units. By the end of 2019, the company portfolio will expand to...

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Baltimore Sun’s 2018 Business and Civic Hall of Fame honoree: Edward St. John

The Baltimore Sun  |  Editorial Board When Edward St. John was about to finish college, his mother gave him an ultimatum: Come home to run the business his late father built, or she would sell. That wasn’t what Mr. St. John had in mind. He had studied electrical engineering at the University of Maryland because he wanted to be a test pilot, and he knew that was the surest way to accomplish it. But he hashed things out with some fraternity brothers over a few beers, and he decided to take over the company. Much as he might joke about whether the Air Force might have been the...