Hometown Business Profiles

After 25 years in business, Sunrise Tours is still growing, from a home-based mom-and-pop business to a full-service tour operator with 11 full-time employees and eight part-time tour managers. The company also has expanded its international travel business.

Teri Nicely has called Kirkwood home for the last 20 years, which has given her a very clear advantage when it comes to buying and selling in Kirkwood. This insider edge has earned her a reputation as the “Kirkwood Real Estate Expert.” She takes great pride in her personal investment in her hometown and in knowing market trends. Nicely, who is currently the number one individual agent at the number one independent real estate agency in St. Louis, makes it her mission to help her clients through the buying and selling process from start to finish. When preparing a client’s home for sale, Nicely’s expertise in recommending and organizing stagers and professional contractors is invaluable. Her sound advice and top-notch negotiation skills will help a home sell quickly for top dollar.