Springfield Business Journal


About sbjadmin

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far sbjadmin has created 446 blog entries.

Local Godfather’s Pizza franchisees purchases Dew Chilli Parlor

Mike Monseur and John Leskovisek, the owners of three central Illinois Godfather’s Pizza franchises, recently purchased the Dew Chilli Parlor from Mark Roberts III, located at 1216 S. Fifth St., in Springfield. The historic chilli parlor is located just a half-block off Route 66, and has a strong tradition of serving tavern-style chilli. Monseur and [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: Business News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Hovland joins Memorial Physician Services at Koke Mill

Dr. Rebekah Hovland, an internal medicine and pediatric physician, has begun her practice at Memorial Physician Services -- Koke Mill. A graduate of Rochester High School and Augustana College, Hovland received her medical degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in 2013, and completed residency at Greenville Health System in Greenville, South Carolina. Hovland [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

Customer service and leadership seminar Oct. 3

Business leaders, marketing professionals, customer service representatives and front-line managers are invited to attend a customer service and leadership seminar and breakfast on Tuesday, Oct. 3, held from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., at the Dove Conference Center at Prairie Heart Institute. The seminar, titled “Vertical Lessons,” is part of an educational series hosted by [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

CFLL announces hire of Aren Dow

The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln announces the hire of Aren Dow as programs and marketing associate. Dow, an alumnus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a Bachelor of Arts in mass communications, previously worked as a reporter and copy editor for Decatur’s Herald & Review where he won multiple awards for news [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Sept 6

217 Mostly LLC has obtained a permit to complete an interior renovation of the building located at 406 E. Adams St., the future home of Buzz Bomb Brewery, a craft beer bar founded by Josh Flanders and Bill Larson. The project is valued at $75,000, and will be completed by Speeks Electric of Springfield. Lincoln [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Big changes at Rolling Meadows Brewery

In the wake of the passing of Connie Regan, the operations manager and a co-founder of Rolling Meadows Brewery, the local craft brewery near Cantrall announces several new phases of development. Rolling Meadows Brewery is now operating under the name Rolling Meadows Farm Brewery. The name change pays testament to the rural location of the [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: Business News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Steady undergraduate enrollment at UIS while online majors grow

  Despite challenges such as the uncertainty of the state budget and visa status concerns among international students, University of Illinois at Springfield’s 2017 fall census illustrates that 2017’s undergraduate enrollment at the University of Illinois Springfield is similar to that of the year before. According to UIS’s fall 2017 census, 2,932 students are enrolled [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|Categories: Business News|0 Comments

Serious Lip Balm picked up by Bon-Ton stores

Serious Lip Balm, an all natural, locally made lip balm produced in Jacksonville, has been picked up by The Bon-Ton Stores Inc.’s “Close to Home” initiative for the 2017 holiday season. Bon-Ton’s “Close to Home” initiative is designed to help locally owned and operated companies expand product sales within their region. This will mark the [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|Categories: Business News|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Sept. 20

  Maulding Dev Corp LLC has obtained a permit to install an illuminated store sign for Tacos Pepe, a new restaurant coming to the former Smashburger location at 2661 Chatham Road. The contractor is Ace Sign Company, and the project is valued at $12,500. SNK2 Properties LLC has obtained permits for a solar array installation [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Four new stores coming to White Oaks Mall

Four new stores are coming to Springfield’s White Oaks Mall, just in time for the fall and holiday seasons. The new offerings are a mix of local and national retailers, which means that more than 40 out of White Oaks Mall’s 110 specialty stores and dining options are local brands. Seasonal Fair is a fair-trade [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments
Skip to toolbar