St. Louis Development Corporation

St. Louis Development Corporation is the economic development arm for the City of St. Louis, Missouri

SLDC Director

CDA Otis Williams, Executive Director of SLDC and recipient of the 2015 Executive Director of the Year Award with JoAnn Spitale, recipient of 2016 Outstanding Service AwardOtis Williams

Director, St. Louis Development Corporation
A Short Bio of Otis williams.



About the SLDC

SLDC is organized to advance the social welfare, health and economic interest of the City of St. Louis, and its residents. To foster increased employment opportunities and to promote and develop trade and industry in the City. To promote, develop and maintain safe and sanitary housing conditions for persons within the City. To acquire, own, lease and dispose of real and persona property related to its purpose.  

Notice of Funding

St. Louis Development Corporation receives partial funding 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).

Accessibility Accomodations

Persons with special needs who need accommodations relating to accessibility should contact Melanie Pelletier via email at or by phone at (314) 657-3708 or (314) 589-6000 (TTY). Prior notice of two business days is recommended for accommodation requests.

Contact Information

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More Contact Info

Phone: (314) 657-3700
TTY Phone: (314) 589-6000
LRA Properties: (314) 657-3721
Fax: (314) 613-7011

8:00 - 5:00 M-F

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

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