Economic Development Commission

Olivette's Economic Development Commission (EDC) proudly presents its first annual Business of the Year and Restaurant of the Year Awards! 

CLICK HERE to nominate your top three Olivette businesses and restaurants!

Nominees must be located within the city of Olivette, currently open for business, and in good standing with the city at the time that winners are selected. Nominations will be accepted online until Wednesday, March 20, 2024. Winners will be awarded at the Creve Coeur-Olivette Chamber of Commerce Awards Luncheon on May 16, 2024.

Questions? Contact 314-994-2458


The Economic Development Commission makes recommendations to the City Council regarding:

  • Policies
  • Regulations
  • Marketing
  • Development strategies and activities

These are made in order to retain and enhance the economic base of the City and articulate a vision of economic development with clearly defined goals and objectives for the City during a rolling 5-year horizon.

The Commission shall make recommendations for the economic development of the City pursuant the City's 2006 Comprehensive Plan, the progressive pursuit of establishing new business in the City with the intent of creating jobs and employment opportunities and the recommendation of appropriate development incentives to insure projects that come to the city are economically viable.

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