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Panda Express planned for North Dirksen – Building permit roundup

A new Panda Express Chinese Kitchen is planned for North Dirksen Parkway, according to a building permit issued by the City of Springfield on May 5. The restaurant will be new construction, following the demolition of the closed Royal Buffet at 2730 N. Dirksen Parkway. The contractors on the project are Prather Plumbing and Heating [...]

Trane to establish offices in central Illinois

HVAC system manufacturer Trane is establishing offices in Springfield and other central Illinois cities. Mike Rolfes, Trane's district leader for Springfield, says the move represents a change from independent agents to company-owned offices and parts centers. Trane, one of a handful of brands owned by parent company Ingersoll Rand, has long offered service in Springfield [...]

Bachrach closing store at White Oaks Mall after filing for bankruptcy.

Men's clothing retailer Bachrach is closing its location at White Oaks Mall in Springfield. The closure comes as the company seeks bankruptcy restructuring. Bradley Lipman, director of planning and allocation at Bachrach, says the Springfield location employs five to 10 people and will likely be closed in about three months. Lipman said about 13 Bachrach [...]

Illinois considers entrepreneur ‘learner’s permit’

By Monica Stabile Legislation to provide financial incentives for first-time business owners was approved Wednesday by the Illinois Senate. Dubbed the “Entrepreneur Learner’s Permit,” the pilot program hopes to boost small business growth by reimbursing some licensing and permit costs to first-time business owners. Entrepreneurs who qualify for the program include new information services, biotechnology and [...]

By |April 26th, 2017|Categories: Business News, Government, News|0 Comments
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