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Columbia development taking off

By on November 28, 2018 at 11:14 am

Doctors’ offices and a warehouse expansion are among developments in the works for the city of Columbia.

Mercy Clinic Family Medicine will be located at 1019 Valmeyer Road. It will be a primary care physicians’ office at the corner of Valmeyer Road and Admiral Parkway in the former location of Video Exchange next to Columbia National Bank, according to city administrator Jimmy Morani.

The lot, while prime commercial real estate, has over the years faced chronic flooding issues. But a larger culvert under Valmeyer Road along with slightly raising the elevation of the property and other work have remedied the problem, making the site once again a viable plot to develop.

Mercy Clinic’s construction of nine primary care locations from south St. Louis County to Jefferson County in Missouri and Monroe County in Illinois was announced in June.

There is no timetable for the Columbia clinic as of yet, but Mercy said it plans to have all nine clinics open by the middle of 2020…>>>

Read the rest of the story in the November 28, 2018, newspaper.

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Andrea F.D. Saathoff

Andrea is a graduate of Gibault High School and the University of Missouri School of Journalism, the University of Missouri Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville College of Education. She lives in Columbia with her husband and their twin toddler sons. When she isn't cheering on St. Louis Cardinals baseball or riding the emotional roller coaster of Mizzou Tigers football, she enjoys attending and participating in the many family events the county has to offer. email: